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QB Kelly Bryant Reportedly Makes Decision On Future At Missouri

Kelly Bryant throwing the football in warmups.

CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 01: Quarterback Kelly Bryant #2 of the Clemson Tigers warms up before the start of the Tigers' football game against the Furman Paladins at Clemson Memorial Stadium on September 1, 2018 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Mike Comer/Getty Images)

Earlier today, the NCAA ruled Missouri football ineligible for the 2019-20 postseason. The punishment is due to the NCAA finding that a former tutor complete coursework for student-athletes. The Missouri baseball and softball teams were also punished.

In the aftermath of the NCAA's decision, there was some speculation that quarterback Kelly Bryant would now leave Missouri. Bryant committed to the Tigers after transferring from Clemson during the 2018 season.

As a graduate transfer, Bryant can play immediately. He has one year of eligibility left, so many wondered if he wants out at Mizzou because he won't be able to play in a bowl game.

Bryant can technically transfer now without penalty, but the latest report from Rivals.com's Woody Wommack indicates that the former Clemson QB is staying put.

As ESPN's Peter Burns notes, Bryant picked Missouri for reasons other than competing in the postseason. He also considered Arkansas, Auburn, Miami and North Carolina but thought the Tigers could best prepare him for the professional level.

Bryant could always change his mind, but if this report is accurate and he remains at Missouri, it is a major boost for a program that received some terrible news today.