Tailback Deshawn McClease took to Twitter on Wednesday night to announce his transfer from Virginia Tech.
— Deshawn McClease (@saicko_slim) January 23, 2019
McClease is the latest Tech player to announce his transfer, joining Chris Cunningham and Eric Kumah, who announced on Tuesday night.
For his career, McClease had 212 carries for 433 yards (4.5 ypc) and five touchdowns. He also had 17 receptions for 161 yards during his career.
With McClease moving on, the Hokies will have the following running backs on scholarship for 2019: Jalen Holston (Jr.), Terius Wheatley (r-So.), Cole Beck (r-Fr.), Caleb Steward (r-Fr.), Keshawn King (Fr.) and Tahj Gary (Fr.). Gary is expected to miss the 2019 season while recovering from a broken leg.