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College Quarterback Who Left School Early Is Getting Released

The NFL logo in the middle of Metlife Stadium.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 08: A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

It might be "College Football Saturday," but the NFL still rules the headlines.

Before the 2019 regular season officially kicks off this week, NFL teams need to trim their rosters to just 53 players. Unfortunately that means the end of the dream for over 1,000 players across the league.

No position is safe, not even quarterback.

On Saturday morning, NFL insider Tom Pelissero revealed the Buffalo Bills released former Buffalo star quarterback Tyree Jackson.

He left school early hoping to hear his name called in the 2019 NFL draft. After considering a transfer to a larger program, Jackson eventually entered his name into the draft instead.

Unfortunately for the former Michigan high school star, no team came calling.

After going undrafted, Jackson signed with the Bills. He showed promise in the preseason, but failed to lock down a spot on the roster.

With his size, 6-foot-7, a team will likely come calling - at least for a spot on the practice squad.