Ex-Nebraska, Texas, QB Casey Thompson enters transfer portal after one season at FAU

Florida Atlantic quarterback Casey Thompson entered the transfer portal Thursday with one year of eligibility remaining, Chris Hummer and Matt Zenitz report. Thompson received a medical hardship waiver from the NCAA earlier in December after playing in just three games during the 2023 season for the Owls before tearing his ACL on Sept. 16.

Thompson started his career at Texas in 2018 before transferring to Nebraska in 2022 and later to FAU in 2023. He had his most productive college season with the Huskers in 2022, when he started in 10 of 12 games and completed 63.1% of his passes for 2,407 yards and 17 touchdowns. Thompson spent three seasons with the Longhorns, where he made 10 starts in 19 games played. He completed almost 64% of his passes for 2,422 yards and 30 touchdowns, adding 210 yards and five scores on 73 carries.

Thompson started the first three games of the 2023 season for FAU. He completed 63.3% of his passes for 509 yards and five touchdowns, with five interceptions.

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