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Arkansas LB D’Vone McClure Steps Away From Program

McClure is 17th Hog to leave program since start of 2018 season
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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – After a 2-4 start to the season, one Razorback has played his last down under Chad Morris.

According to 247Sports, linebacker D’Vone McClure will enter the transfer portal. Through the first six games, McClure had 11 tackles, 0.5 for a loss, plus a pass breakup and quarterback hurry.

However, Chad Morris noted that as of Noon on Monday, McClure hadn’t entered the portal but stepped away from the program, “to focus on academics and get a job to support his family.”

The Jacksonville, Arkansas native played in four games in 2016, sat out the 2017 season and has played in all 18 games of the Morris era. McClure tallied 38 tackles in those 22 career games.

Without McClure, the Razorback linebacker room still features veterans like Scoota Harris, Grant Morgan, Hayden Henry & Bumper Pool, along with freshmen Andrew Parker and Zach Zimos.

Morris has three commitments at the linebacker position in his 2020 recruiting class.

Arkansas hosts No. 11 Auburn at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.