Lingard, a 6-foot, 200-pound redshirt sophomore, will have three seasons of college eligibility remaining.

Former University star Lorenzo Lingard is leaving one traditional Sunshine State college football powerhouse for another.

Lingard, who entered the NCAA’s transfer portal earlier this week, announced his intentions to transfer from Miami to Florida for the 2020 season. The 2017 Gatorade Florida Player of the Year and U.S. Army All-American, once a five-star recruit according to 247Sports, told The News-Journal that he intends to seek immediate eligibility via a hardship waiver.