Uiagalelei set to transfer and finish career elsewhere

D.J. Uiagalelei is headed elsewhere to finish out his collegiate career.

Multiple sources have confirmed to The Clemson Insider that the junior quarterback has decided to enter the transfer portal following three seasons as a Tiger.

Uiagalelei started each of Clemson’s 13 games this season but struggled during the second half of the season after a hot start ,

and had no margin for error entering Saturday’s ACC Championship Game against North Carolina.

After Uiagalelei struggled in the first two series against the Tar Heels,

true freshman Cade Klubnik came in for the third series as planned and seized control of the Tigers’ starting quarterback job with an impressive performance. Afterward,

“Moving forward, Cade will be the starter going in and DJ will be the backup,” Swinney said after the ACC title game.

so he’s got a bright future. He’s got a bright future. Obviously it didn’t end tonight the way he would like, but he’s got a bright, bright future as a football player.