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Oklahoma QB Austin Kendall Reportedly Makes Transfer Decision

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NORMAN, OK - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Austin Kendall #10 of the Oklahoma Sooners warms up before the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on November 10, 2018 in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated Oklahoma State 48-47. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Less than an hour after Oklahoma reportedly backed off its transfer blocking of quarterback Austin Kendall, the former four-star recruit has reportedly made a decision.

Kendall, who put his name into the NCAA's transfer portal earlier this month, has reportedly enrolled at West Virginia.

247Sports first reported news of Kendall's official move to West Virginia.

Kendall will be enrolling at West Virginia on Thursday.

After hours of public shaming, the Sooners relented on their decision to keep him from being eligible right away. EerSports reported that he would then visit Morgantown on Thursday, but we can now update that and say Kendall will enrollat West Virginia on Thursday. He will officially be a Mountaineer.

Kendall's move to West Virginia had reportedly been blocked by Oklahoma earlier in the day.

The quarterback is a graduate transfer, so he's able to play right away in 2019. However, Oklahoma was allowed to block moves within the conference.

Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley has backed off that blocking, though, allowing Kendall to go to West Virginia.

Kendall, who has two years of eligibility remaining, threw for 122 yards and 1 touchdown during the 2018 season.

He spent his time at Oklahoma backing up Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray and likely would've been OU's backup to Jalen Hurts in 2019.

Now, Kendall gets to head to another major program and likely start right away.