LSU quarterback Brandon Harris, the Tigers' incumbent starting quarterback heading into the 2016 season who was benched in favor of backup Danny Etling, said Monday night that he's not transferring and will be with the team in 2017.
Harris' first public comments about the topic came in an impromptu question-and-answer session on Twitter.
One fan told Harris he hoped the quarterback didn't transfer, to which Harris replied, "you don't have to worry about that because I'm not."
Still another person asked specifically if Harris would be with LSU in 2017. Harris said, "I sure will!"
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Harris also addressed a question asking if he regretted going to LSU. His answer: "No."
Harris, who said he'll graduate in May, started 14-straight games for the Tigers, dating to the 2014 season opener. He struggled in the 2016 season-opening loss to Wisconsin and misfired on three of his first four passes against Jacksonville State, prompting boos from the Tiger Stadium crowd.
Etling has been the starter since the third week of the season against Mississippi State, leading LSU to a 6-3 record and throwing for 1,906 yards, nine touchdowns and four interceptions.
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