Backup Pitt quarterback Ben Dinucci has announced his decision to transfer, according to a Tweet posted Thursday afternoon.
The redshirt sophomore and Pine-Richland High School graduate announced, with two years of eligibility left, he will be moving to an undisclosed school in January of 2018.
“Thank you coach Narduzzi and the rest of the staff for everything you have done for me,” DiNucci wrote.
By the end of the season, though, first-year Kenny Pickett took over under center, leaving DiNucci benched for the final game of the season — a 24-14 victory over Miami.
On the season, DiNucci completed 88 of 158 passes for 1,091 yards, with five touchdowns and five interceptions.
The announcement from DiNucci follows one from Thomas MacVittie, a fellow quarterback on Pitt’s roster who is also transferring this spring.