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LSU Quarterback Officially Announces Retirement In Monday Statement

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On Monday morning, LSU quarterback Myles Brennan didn't attend LSU football practice. Shortly thereafter, the college football world learned that Brennan is reportedly walking away from football. 

Brennan confirmed his retirement in a newly-released statement this Monday afternoon. The veteran college football quarterback has played his final snap. 

"What a journey it has been.. I have given my all to this university and football team. I love every one of you. I will be a tiger for life. 15 is officially signing out. #ForeverLSU," said Brennan. 

Brian Kelly addressed Myles Brennan's retirement in a statement of his own Monday afternoon. He thanks Brennan for the contributions he made to the LSU football program. 

"We are grateful to Myles for everything he has done for LSU football," said Kelly. "Myles is a great leader who had made a tremendous impact on this program, and he has earned the respect of everyone here through his commitment and love for LSU.

"Myles has always embodied the traits required to fulfill our mission to graduate champions, and we have full confidence those traits will help him succeed at every step in his journey as he moves forward."

The LSU quarterback competition will now come down to Arizona State transfer Jayden Daniels and Garrett Nussmeier. 

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