Quarterback Connor Brewer transfers to Arizona


Former Longhorn quarterback Connor Brewer announced via Twitter Monday night that he had committed to the University of Arizona. Brewer elected to transfer from Texas earlier this month. 

"I have committed to the University of Arizona! So excited to play for Coach Rodriguez," Brewer tweeted Monday night. "More great things to come for this program soon."

According to NCAA transfer rules, Brewer will be required to sit out the 2013 season and will be eligible to play at Arizona starting in 2014. Brewer came to Texas in 2012 from Chaparral High School in Arizona as one of the nation's top quarterbacks. He was a redshirt freshman for Texas and did not play in 2012. 

Texas head coach Mack Brown granted Brewer an unconditional release from his scholarship to allow Brewer to look at possible schools. The unconditional transfer policy at Texas is one of the more permissive policies in college football. Check out last week's story, Transferring unrestricted for horns, for more on the transfer policy at Texas in comparison to other programs in the NCAA.