Freshman RB Looking to Transfer

It appears a disgruntled freshman has left the Clemson football team and will transfer, CUTigers.com has learned.

Redshirt freshman running back Demerick Chancellor hasn't practiced with the team in some time and will look to transfer. However, all indications are his brother Chris Chancellor, who saw plenty of playing time as a redshirt cornerback, will stay with the team.

This comes on the heels of true freshman wide receiver Kendrick Johnson leaving the team and campus because of his unhappiness with the coaching staff and being redshirted.

Chancellor, who stands 6-foot and weighs 205 pounds, had 47 carries for 276 yards and a touchdown this past season. He averaged 6.1 yards per carry.

His biggest games of the season came against Louisiana Tech, when he had 11 rushes for 113 yards, and Temple, when he had 21 carries for 114 yards and a touchdown.

Chancellor, a native of Miami, had seven carries of at least 10 yards and three carries of at least 20 yards, with his longest being 27.

However, he failed to touch the ball a single time in the last five games.

During spring practice, Chancellor was named the most improved running back by the coaches.

Before joining the Tigers, Chancellor had 87 carries for 812 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior at Miami Edison High, even though he missed missed several games with an injury.

He chose Clemson over Auburn, Miami, North Carolina, Rutgers, Syracuse, and Tennessee.

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