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UVA Quarterback Michael Rocco Will Transfer

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Junior quarterback Michael Rocco will transfer from the University of Virginia, after asking for and being granted his release by the Cavalier coaches.

Rocco started 21 games during his three years at UVA. 

In eight starts this past season as a junior, Rocco threw 13 touchdowns with 10 interceptions and completed 60.5 percent of his passes.  

Virginia finished with a record of 4-8.  

Rocco started every game in 2011, leading the 'Hoos to an 8-5 record and a berth in the Chick Fil-A Bowl.

Rocco split time this season with Alabama transfer Phillip Sims, and finishes his career at Virginia with 4,731 passing yards, 27 touchdowns and 24 interceptions.

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