Michael Rocco, who has started 21 games over the previous two football seasons from the University of Virginia, has received his release from the football program and plans to transfer to another Division I FBS program, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Rocco and his family met with UVa coach Mike London on Friday to discuss his decision. The source said the meeting was amicable.
Rocco, who has one year of eligibility remaining, plans to move on to another FBS football program and redshirt next season. He will then be available to play in the 2014 season.
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