Dunkley, McRoy Decide to Transfer

The Gators seemed destined to lose some wide receivers with the depth already at the position, and the first two were announced on Friday when Chris Dunkley and Javares McRoy decided they would leave the program. McRoy will transfer to Texas Tech, while Dunkley's destination isn't certain yet.

"We wish both of these guys the best of luck in their future endeavors, both on and off the field," Florida head coach Will Muschamp said.

Dunkley was a five-star wide receiver and an Under Armour All-American out of Pahokee High School. He was ranked as the No. 8 wide receiver in the country coming out of high school.

The 6-2, 172-pound receiver didn't see action during his freshman season. He was suspended from the team during the spring for academic reasons.

"It's been a great learning experience being here at the University of Florida, but I feel like it's in my best interest to get a fresh start somewhere else, " Dunkley said.

McRoy is heading to Texas Tech where his brother, Ben, who spent time at running back for the Red Raiders in 2010. The elder McRoy rushed for 161 yards and two touchdowns during his freshman season, while adding two receptions for seven yards.

Javares McRoy enrolled at Florida in January after graduating early from Lakeland High School. The four-star wide receiver was ranked as the No. 31 at his position in the country.

"I enjoyed my time at Florida, but I really want the chance to play with my brother Ben, who is at Texas Tech," said McRoy. "Florida has been very understanding and is giving me that opportunity."


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