Big 10 Dual-Threat Quarterback Announces He’s Transferring

first_imgA generic view of a goal line marker.(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)Illinois’ quarterback depth has taken a hit one week into the 2018 college football season.Cam Thomas, the Illinis’ starting quarterback for several games in 2017, has announced that he’s transferring out of the program. The dual-threat quarterback lost the starting QB job to graduate transfer A.J. Bush this preseason.The quarterback is a sophomore and a former three-star recruit.“BREAKING: @IlliniFootball sophomore quarterback Cam Thomas has left the program. Thomas became the starter down the stretch last year, but was displaced by grad transfer AJ Bush. Thomas was the only scholarship quarterback on the #Illini roster during spring practice,” Gavin Good tweeted.BREAKING: @IlliniFootball sophomore quarterback Cam Thomas has left the program. Thomas became the starter down the stretch last year, but was displaced by grad transfer AJ Bush. Thomas was the only scholarship quarterback on the #Illini roster during spring practice— Gavin Good (@itsallG_O_O_D) September 6, 2018The 6-foot-2 quarterback has thrown for 375 yards and 5 interceptions during his career.Illinois, 1-0, is set to host Western Illinois on Saturday.last_img read more