Former 4-star linebacker Tyrell Lyons is transferring from FSU after three years with the Seminoles.
After three years with the Seminoles, former 4-star linebacker Tyrell Lyons is transferring from Florida State.
The redshirt junior posted a message on his Facebook Wednesday to announce his decision while inviting other programs to recruit him.
“I would like to announce that effective today 05/17/2016, I am officially transferring from Florida State University. I would like to first thank God for putting me on this journey to attend this prestigious University. I would also like to thank the coaching staff for all of their effort & time that they have invested in me, which helped to develop me into the player that I am. I would like to personally thank coach Jimbo Fisher for giving me the opportunity to play football at this elite program. Also, I would like to thank the wonderful academic staff for their support in making sure that I excelled as a student. I am going to miss the bond that I had with my teammates and would like to thank my boys for being my second family away from home. I have had some great experiences as a Seminole which I will always remember and carry with me.
I have decided to make the decision that is best for me at this time. I thank everyone for the support they have shown as well as the continued support in the future. I am excited and I am looking forward to what God has in store for me while I go on this journey.
My recruitment is now open. Any schools interested, feel free to contact me on Twitter @ Tyrelllyons22 or Instagram @ tyrell_lyons_22”
When Lyons signed with FSU in 2013, he held a number of other offers from top programs, including Miami (Fla.), Clemson, Ole Miss and South Carolina.
He played in 11 games during the 2014 season and recorded three tackles. In 2015, Lyons appeared in two games before tearing his ACL in practice.
His decision to transfer leaves the Seminoles with 86 players on scholarship.
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