QB Nick Starkel announces departure from Arkansas

Arkansas quarterback Nick Starkel announced Thursday that he is leaving the Razorbacks.

Starkel tweeted that he has "decided to leave Arkansas and pursue playing football elsewhere whether that is professionally or at another level."

Starkel played in eight games for Arkansas this season, throwing for 1,152 yards with seven touchdowns and 10 interceptions.

He spent his first two seasons at Texas A&M before transferring to the Razorbacks for the 2019 season.