West Virginia Football: Dustin Garrison Seeking Transfer


West Virginia running back Dustin Garrison is seeking a graduate transfer following four seasons at WVU.

Garrison who has been with the program since 2011 sent out a tweet stating he’s leaving the program.

His statement read:

"“I just want to take the time to thank everyone for their support in my decision. I Aug 31, 2013; Morgantown, WV, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers running back Dustin Garrison (29) looks on against the William & Mary Tribe during the fourth quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium. The West Virginia Mountaineers won 24-17. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sportswas hoping it would never came down to this, but I must do what’s best for me and my family. I will never forget the lasting memories Morgantown and WVU have given me and I will carry them with me forever. I’m tankful for all the lessons and experiences (both good and bad) that I’ve been through because it has shaped me into the man I am now. I am lucky to have made such great friends and met amazing fans along the way. Again, thank you guys for ALL the memories and hope I will continue to have your support. I will FOREVER be a Mountaineer.”"

Garrison during his time at WVU amassed 206 carries for 1,060-yards and eight touchdowns. Six of those touchdowns came in 2011.

Garrison was derailed by an ACL tear prior to the Mountaineers blowout win over Clemson in the 2012 Orange Bowl game.

He was used sparingly in 2014. He only carried the ball 20 times 92-yards and scored zero touchdowns.