Realus George leaves Miami football after being passed by former walk-on

Redshirt freshman fullback Realus George announced his entrance into the transfer portal on Wednesday. Reports surfaced George was unhappy with lack of playing time and his place on the Miami football team’s depth chart.

Redshirt freshman fullback Realus George signed a national letter of intent with the Miami football program in February 2018 when Mark Richt was still the Hurricanes head coach. After redshirting as a true freshman in 2018 George fell out of favor with head coach Manny Diaz and offensive coordinator Dan Enos in 2019.

The majority of playing time that George received during his tenure with the Miami football team was on special teams. George was passed on the Hurricanes depth chart by former walk-on Michael Parrott. Parrot is the only fullback remaining on the Miami football roster. George’s page on the official Miami site has been taken down.

Miami starts three wide receivers and a tight end. George’s fall behind Parrott on the depth chart is unofficial. The Hurricanes do not list fullback on the most recently released depth chart that was for the Duke game this past Saturday. George recorded one tackle this season. Parrott has one reception for two yards and two tackles.

George gave a classy exit for Miami via twitter on Wednesday afternoon to announce he would be entering his name into the transfer portal. George lauded his growth during his time in the Miami football program as a player and his improvement in his strength and conditioning. George appeared in all 12 Miami games in 2019.

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George received five offensive snaps against Florida for the only time he received on offense this season. The Atlanta native chose Miami over a host of other schools. The primary of those were Boston College, Virginia and Navy. There is no indication where George is considering transferring to.

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