Former 4-star quarterback Jalan McClendon is transferring from N.C. State to Baylor, according to Yahoo’s Pete Thamel:
Source: Former NC State QB Jalen McClendon is transferring to Baylor. He’s expected to be immediately eligible.
— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) March 19, 2018
After graduating from N.C. State, McClendon opted to transfer out for his final year of eligibility.
Here’s what McClendon said on his decision to transfer, per a release obtained by 247Sports:
“I’ve enjoyed every bit of this university,” said McClendon. “My teammates and coaches, the fans, the atmosphere, even the food! I appreciate everything that N.C. State has done for me and I wouldn’t take it back for anything.”
After playing behind quarterback Jacoby Brissett for two years, McClendon lost a quarterback battle with Ryan Finley for the starting job.
Last year, McClendon completed 2 of 3 passes for 17 yards. He also rushed the ball 6 times for 67 yards. Over his three years at N.C. State, McClendon completed 26 of 47 passes for 262 yards, 1 touchdown and 4 interceptions.
He also rushed the ball 46 times for 223 yards and two touchdowns.
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