True freshman Erich Wilson played just one season at running back for the Washington Huskies, but apparently that was enough. According to Jimmy Durkin of the San Jose Mercury News, Wilson is leaving Washington and intends to transfer to San Jose State.
"It's just more of a personal thing, just wanting to be in the Bay Area. "I know he loved (Washington) coach (Steve Sarkesian), but his love for the Bay trumped all that."
Playing for San Jose State is not 100 percent confirmed because Cal is in the picture for Wilson, but Washington blocked a move to Cal since they are a conference school while San Jose State was not blocked. He can still go to Cal but just means he would have to pay his way for a year, and also lose a year of eligibility in the process.
In his only year with Washington, Wilson played in six games while rushing for 145 yards and a touchdown. Assuming the former three-star back does attend San Jose State, he will have three years of eligibility remaining starting in 2014.