Arizona Wildcats LB Day Day Coleman says he will transfer from the UA

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The afternoon after the Arizona Wildcats ended its season with a loss to Arizona State in the Territorial Cup game, linebacker Dayven “Day Day” Coleman announced his decision via Twitter to transfer from the UA. 

“First and foremost, I would like to thank the city of Tucson and University of Arizona for accepting me as their own through my duration as a Wildcat. … I will always be appreciative for this opportunity,” Coleman said. 

Coleman, a 6-foot-2, 218-pound redshirt freshman from Dallas, Texas was a part of Arizona’s 2018 recruiting class, which was a group originally recruited by the Rich Rodriguez regime, but carried over to Kevin Sumlin leading into his first season at the UA. 

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Coleman was recruited to play safety, but converted to linebacker after last season. In 2018, he appeared in four games as a spur safety, including one start, but saved a year of eligibility with the latest NCAA redshirt rule. Coleman didn’t receive any snaps in 2019. 

No longer a Wildcat, he’ll have three years of NCAA eligibility remaining. 

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