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QB Savage transfers again -- this time to Pitt

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Quarterback Tom Savage, who was Rutgers' offensive MVP in 2009 as a freshman but later transferred to Arizona, has transferred again, this time to Pittsburgh, and he is enrolled in school, ESPN.com reported.

Savage was a freshman All-American at Rutgers in 2009, when he completed 149 of 289 passes for 14 touchdowns and seven interceptions.

But the next year, he was slowed by injuries and eventually lost his starting job to Chas Dodd.

He transferred to Arizona, and sat out the 2011 season. But when Rich Rodriguez was named the Wildcats' head coach following the 2011 season and installed his spread option running offense, Savage looked elsewhere again.

He wanted to enroll at Rutgers again. But a hardship waiver that would allow him to play immediately was denied, leaving him only has one year of eligibility. He decided to transfer to Pitt instead and will sit out the 2012 season.

The Big East has a rule that may prevent Savage from playing in 2013, too. Conference rules forbid a player who played at one Big East School from playing at another Big East school. Pitt has filed a lawsuit to get out of the Big East and join the ACC in time for the 2013 season.
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