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Michigan QB Brandon Peters Announces Transfer Destination

Michigan's Brandon Peters drops back to throw against Wisconsin.

MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 18: Brandon Peters #18 of the Michigan Wolverines looks to pass during a game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium on November 18, 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin. Wisconsin won 24-10. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

The Michigan quarterback room officially took a hit on Tuesday night.

Wolverines quarterback Brandon Peters entered the transfer portal earlier this spring after failing to crack the starting rotation.

After a meeting with head coach Jim Harbaugh in May, Peters decided it was time to move on from the Michigan football program.

On Tuesday night, Peters revealed where he plans to finish his career.

"I want to thank the University of Michigan for the opportunity to represent the winged helmet. The memories and friendships that I made along this journey will last a lifetime. I am excited to announce that I will be going to grad school and playing my last 2 years at the University of Illinois," Peters said on Instagram.

Peters finished his Michigan career with 680 passing yards, four touchdowns and three interceptions. He found himself in the starting role during the 2017 season, but Shea Patterson's decision to transfer to Michigan was the beginning of the end for Peters.

The former four-star quarterback recruit will have two years of eligibility left. He'll be immediately eligible to play for his new program as a graduate transfer.

Lovie Smith and company now have a former top quarterback recruit to pair with their options under center.

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