Backup QB DeVante Kincade announces his plans to transfer

The native Texan looks to be headed back to the Lone Star State.
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Ole Miss backup quarterback DeVante Kincade wants to go home — or at the very least somewhere closer to home. 

The Rebel sophomore announced his intensions to leave the school Monday via an Instagram post:

Kincade battled all offseason for the starting quarterback role that eventually went to Chad Kelly. Of course Kelly took off with his opportunity and was arguably the best quarterback in the SEC in 2015. 

Is this a sign that Kelly will return in 2016? It would have been highly unlikely Kincade would unseat the senior quarterback next season in the event that Kelly returned. In his Ole Miss career, Kincade accounted for 182 passing yards and one touchdown. 

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