Former Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson confirmed on Monday that he’s transferring to Michigan.
In terms of whether Patterson will be at the helm for Michigan in their 2018 season opener at Notre Dame, here’s what ESPN’s Dan Murphy is reporting:
Patterson could potentially be eligible to play for the Wolverines this fall due to the NCAA sanctions currently facing his old program. The NCAA said players heading into their senior season with the Rebels would be free to transfer without penalty when the governing body ruled to ban Ole Miss from postseason play next season.
The sophomore Patterson amassed 2,259 yards and 17 touchdowns in seven games to begin 2017 prior to sustaining a season-ending leg injury in late October.
— Shea Patterson (@SheaPatterson_1) December 11, 2017
Michigan at Notre Dame is set for Sept. 1, 2018.
If Patterson has to sit out a season, he’d still get the opportunity to face Notre Dame when Michigan hosts the Irish on Oct. 26, 2019.
Michigan leads the all-time series 24-17-1 but Notre Dame shut out the visiting Wolverines 31-0 in the previous meeting in 2014.
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