GAINESVILLE - University of Florida redshirt freshman wide receiver Ja'Juan Story is leaving the Gators
“I met with Coach Muschamp Thursday afternoon and told him I wanted to transfer," Story said in a statement. "I had a great experience here and met a bunch of great people. It is a great football program with great players and coaches. It just wasn't the right fit for me."
Muschamp made the official announcement Friday morning.
"Ja'Juan came to me ... and indicated that he wanted to transfer," said Muschamp in a release. "He just felt like this wasn't a good fit for him and he needed a fresh start. Ja'Juan is a good student and was a good teammate and we wish him the best of luck."
Story enrolled at the University of Florida in the summer of 2011. He redshirted last year after spending the season on the scout team.
Prior to joining the Gators, Ja'Juan was ranked as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com. ESPNU had him ranked #43 on its Top 150 list.
Story played quarterback and wide receiver in high school for Nature Coast Technical in Brooksville.
During his senior year he rushed for 847 yards and 12 touchdowns, passed for 427 yards and three touchdowns, and caught seven passes for 123 yards and two touchdowns.
Ju'Juan chose the Gators over Georgia, Ohio State, Oregon and the University of South Florida. Story has not said which school he will transfer to.
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