UCF Knights Name Ole Miss Transfer John Rhys Plumlee Starting Quarterback
By ESPN.com // August 25, 2022
played wide receiver full time for the Rebels last season
— Coach Gus Malzahn (@CoachGusMalzahn) August 21, 2022
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (ESPN.COM) – UCF has named Ole Miss transfer John Rhys Plumlee its starting quarterback, coach Gus Malzahn announced Sunday.
“Excited to announce @PlumleeJohn as our starting quarterback! #ChargeOn,” Malzahn tweeted.
Plumlee won a competition with sophomore Mikey Keene and freshman Thomas Castellanos to earn the job.
Plumlee played wide receiver full time for the Rebels last season and had 19 receptions for 201 yards and nine carries for 72 yards.
He started eight games at quarterback in 2019 for Ole Miss but saw his playing time diminish at the position with the emergence of Matt Corral.
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