Dyer will play for Louisville
Friday, August 2, 2013
Former Auburn running back Michael Dyer is transferring to Louisville and will play for the Cardinals this season.
Arkansas Baptist College president Fitz Hill, who mentored Dyer at the Little Rock school the past academic year, said Friday that Dyer has applied for admission to Louisville and will report next week in time for the start of fall practice Tuesday.
“He’ll report just like everybody else will on the day incoming players report,” Hill said, adding Dyer will receive the scholarship.
Dyer announced his intention to play for the Cardinals in a letter written with Hill’s assistance and issued by the school.
“I am ready to start a new chapter in my life,” Dyer said in the statement. “I have learned from my past and feel that Louisville is the best place to play the second half of my collegiate career.”
Louisville and coach Charlie Strong cannot confirm Dyer’s decision or comment on the 2011 BCS championship game MVP until he has officially enrolled. He has not played since 2011 and will be eligible immediately.
Louisville is coming off an 11-2 season that ended with a Sugar Bowl victory against Florida. The Cardinals have already been picked as the overwhelming favorites to win the American Athletic Conference and have star quarterback Teddy Bridgewater leading the offense.
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