Rising junior quarterback Michael Birdsong is leaving the James Madison football program to pursue opportunities elsewhere.
Birdsong started all 12 games last season, throwing for 22 touchdowns and 2,728 yards.
Former Georgia Tech quarterback Vad Lee transferred to JMU this offseason.
The Dukes just wrapped up their first spring practice season under new head coach Everett Withers.
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