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Former Boise State QB Ryan Finley reportedly transferring to N.C. State

Ryan Finley following former OC Eliah Drinkwitz to the ACC.

Boise State v BYU Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images

Ryan Finely announced he was moving on from the Boise State football program after Brett Rypien was named as the starting quarterback with Finley being the backup.

The semester is over with Finley heading East and following former Broncos offensive coordinator Eli Drinkwitz to finish his career at N.C. State, per the Idaho Press-Tribune.

Finley was the starter under Drinkwitz heading into his sophomore year but broke his ankle early in the 2015 season and missed eight weeks.

That allowed true freshman Rypien come in earlier than expected, and he played well enough in the season and in spring camp to remain the starter.

It makes sense for Finley to follow his offensive coordinator because of the familiarity between the two, and that could help Finley see the field sooner than later.

Also, helping Finley's cause is that N.C. State needs a new quarterback to replace Jacoby Brissett, but missing spring camp in Raleigh is a set back.

Finley will be competing with redshirt sophomore Jalan McClendon and redshirt freshman Jakobi Meyers for the starting quarterback come this fall.

Finley has already graduated from Boise State and can play immediately with at least two years of eligibility remaining and possibly a third if he gets approved for a medical redshirt for missing the majority of the 2015 season.