Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson could be on his way out after the school reportedly granted him permission to seek a transfer, per David Johnson of 247Sports. “Multiple well-placed sources have confirmed to the Ole Miss Spirit today that quarterback Shea Patterson has been granted permission by Ole Miss to talk to other programs about potentially transferring.

Patterson and Ole Miss executed what is termed a “permission to contact” form on Friday, according to those sources.” Patterson was a 5-star recruit out of Shreveport, La. in 2016 and was the top quarterback of the recruiting class, per 247Sports Composite rankings.