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Michigan Football Player Announces He's Transferring

View of a Michigan Wolverines football helmet before their game against the Utah Utes.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - SEPTEMBER 3: View of a Michigan Wolverines football helmet before their game against the Utah Utes at Rice-Eccles Stadium on September 3, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

There's going to be one extra veteran player missing from the Michigan football defense next year. With one year of eligibility left, defensive lineman Reuben Jones is taking his talents elsewhere.

In a Twitter post on Monday, Jones revealed that he would be graduating in the spring and playing his final year with another school. It remains to be seen if has a destination already set or if he will keep his name in the transfer portal.

Coming out of high school in 2015, Jones was a three-star prospect in the top 800. Per 247Sports, he was the No. 786 prospect in the country, the No. 44 strong-side defensive end in the country, and the No. 98 prospect from the state of Florida.

In four years with the Michigan football team, Jones made only five appearances and recorded seven tackles with one tackle for loss.

Losing a member of his first recruiting class may be tough on head coach Jim Harbaugh, but he is getting plenty of defensive reinforcements to fill in the gaps.

Michigan's Class of 2019 is ranked No. 8 in the country, per 247Sports. It is also ranked No. 1 in the Big Ten for the first time since Harbaugh took over in 2015.

The class several strong-side defensive ends who will quickly learn under one of the top coaches in college football.