Connor Brewer gets transfer release

Arizona quarterback Connor Brewer said Wednesday that he has received a release from his scholarship to transfer.

Brewer is graduating but has two years of eligibility remaining.

Brewer, 6-foot-2, 206 pounds, was a member of the ESPN 150 and the Elite 11 in 2011. He passed for more than 7,000 yards and 100 touchdowns in three seasons at Chaparral (Arizona) High School, and committed to Texas after winning three state titles.

Brewer redshirted at Texas in 2012 and transferred to Arizona, where he sat out 2013 and was a backup this season.