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Jeff George Jr.

Illinois quarterback Jeff George Jr. (3) throws a pass to running back Kendrick Foster (22) during a game against Indiana last season at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. 

Michigan might be on the verge of adding another experienced quarterback to its roster.

Jeff George Jr. who graduated and played two seasons at the University of Illinois, indicated Tuesday night that he plans to transfer to Michigan.

The 6-foot-3, 215-pound quarterback posted a maize and blue graphic with the block 'M' on his personal Twitter and Instagram accounts, writing, "Go Blue!!!"

It's unclear whether George has been offered a scholarship or plans to walk on, but he confirmed his decision late Tuesday to The Wolverine. He did not immediately respond to a message from MLive seeking comment.

George announced in January plans to transfer from Illinois after earning a bachelors' degree in management. That would make him a graduate transfer and eligible to play at Michigan right away.

"Thank you to Coach (Lovie) Smith and the entire staff for helping me develop over the past couple of years," George wrote in a note published on Twitter.

"With that being said, after discussions with Coach Smith as well as my family, it would be in my best interest to pursue my athletic career with 2 years of eligibility left at a school that will best utilize my abilities I have to offer."

In his three seasons at Illinois, George, the son of former NFL quarterback Jeff George, threw for 1,743 yards, 11 touchdowns and 15 interceptions.

He played in seven games for the Fighting Illini in 2017, starting five of them, while completing 52 percent of his passes for 1,273 yards, seven touchdowns and 10 interceptions.

As a redshirt freshman in 2016, he played in five games and completed just 4 of his 15 pass attempts for 95 yards, a touchdown and an interception in Michigan's 41-8 win over Illinois.

A three-star recruit according to ESPN, George ranked as the 24th-best player in the state of Indiana in 2014. He helped lead Indianapolis' Warren Central High School to a Class 6A state title in 2013.

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