Pigrome enters the transfer portal

Western Kentucky University graduate quarterback Tyrrell Pigrome drops back for a pass in Cardinal Stadium on Sept. 12, 2020. 

Nick Kieser

Graduate quarterback Tyrrell Pigrome has entered into the transfer portal as announced on Wednesday. 

Pigrome transferred from Maryland to play the 2020 season on the Hill and played in 11 games this past season. 

The 5-foot-10 mobile quarterback will now further his collegiate career elsewhere. 

WKU added Houston Baptist starting quarterback Bailey Zappe back on Dec. 27 after losing in the LendingTree Bowl game. 

{{tncms-inline account=”Chris Hummer” html=”<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Western Kentucky QB Tyrrell Pigrome is in the portal, <a href="https://twitter.com/247SportsPortal?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@247SportsPortal</a> has learned. Pigrome threw for 1,603 yards and 9 TDs against 2 INTs in his first season with WKU last year. He transferred in during the 2020 offseason from Maryland. <a href="https://t.co/OP5HbV2q5E">https://t.co/OP5HbV2q5E</a></p>— Chris Hummer (@chris_hummer) <a href="https://twitter.com/chris_hummer/status/1377367340183035905?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 31, 2021</a></blockquote>” id=”https://twitter.com/chris_hummer/status/1377367340183035905″ type=”twitter”}}

Pigrome tossed for 1,603 yards and nine touchdown passes during his time as a Hilltopper. He threw two interceptions and ran for four rushing scores to assist the Hilltoppers to a 5-7 overall record in 2020. 

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