Former Alabama QB to transfer to Toledo


Former Alabama quarterback Phillip Ely will transfer to the University of Toledo, he told

Ely, of Tampa, Fla., was a redshirt freshman last season for the national champion Crimson Tide. He will have two seasons of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2013 season.

A former three-star prospect, Ely completed 3 of 4 passes for 42 yards and a touchdown in 2012.

He led Florida powerhouse Plant to state titles in 2008 and 2009 and to a state title game appearance in 2010.