After four years with Arizona, quarterback Brandon Dawkins is moving on. Four schools are reportedly interested in him as a graduate transfer.
Dawkins played a solid amount over the last three years. He was the starter for the Wildcats to begin the year.
Khalil Tate took over in October, and quickly became a folk hero for the program. If he had played the whole year, he may have gotten himself into the Heisman conversation.
Hawkins finished the season completing 70-of-114 passes for 732 yards five touchdowns, and four interceptions. He appeared in seven games, throwing double-digit passes in four. He also ran for eight scores.
In 2016, Hawkins was 98-for-182 for 1,348 yards, eight touchdowns, and six interceptions. He also threw for 338 yards, two touchdowns, and two picks in 2015.
Now, four schools are interested in bringing Brandon Dawkins in.
Three of the four are power conference programs, while the other has a very notable coach. From ESPN:
UCLA, Indiana, Nebraska and Florida Atlantic are among the schools showing interest in quarterback Brandon Dawkins, a graduate transfer from Arizona. Dawkins is planning to visit FAU and Indiana in the coming weeks. Dawkins passed for 2,418 yards and rushed for 1,582 yards in three seasons at Arizona.
Dawkins is a Thousand Oaks, California native. As a high school recruit, he was a three-star player per 247Sports.
All four programs lose their 2017 starting quarterbacks. That includes potential top five pick Josh Rosen out of UCLA, and Nebraska's Tanner Lee.