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Drake Harris, Alex Malzone Granted Release from Michigan as Graduate Transfers

The University of Michigan football program granted the release of wide receiver Drake Harris and quarterback Alex Malzone so they can seek graduate transfers for the 2018 college football season.

On Wednesday, Tom VanHaaren of confirmed the news and passed along comments from Harris, who said the Wolverines asked him to stay for his final year of eligibility.

"I just feel like my time is up here," he said. "I'm looking for a fresh start and I need to go somewhere that I'll be able to showcase my talents. I have nothing but good things to say about coach [Jim] Harbaugh and the University of Michigan.