If Patterson, is eligible, he will be the starter and could make MI the favorites in the Big Ten.
Patterson was the No. 1 quarterback recruit two years ago according to the 247Sports Composite Rankings and a top-10 overall recruit.
Ole Miss was dealt sanctions from the NCAA this year following a lengthy investigation surrounding the institution, leading the NCAA to allow all Ole Miss players entering their senior season a chance to transfer without sitting out a season. Patterson is leaving in part because of NCAA sanctions that banned Ole Miss from the postseason in 2018 and reduced scholarships.
While the emergence of Jordan Ta'amu this season leaves the Rebels well prepared for 2018, Patterson's departure is still a tough one for fans.
Patterson took to Twitter today to let everyone know he will soon becoming a Wolverine.
We'll see if Patterson can lift MI fast. In his three games in 2016, he threw for 880 yards, six touchdowns and three interceptions. Peters started three games late in his redshirt freshman season and passed for 486 yards and four touchdowns before a head injury sidelined him for the season finale against Ohio State.
NCAA transfer rules would require Patterson to sit out in 2018. He has also performed well in limited duty at "Ole Miss".
Patterson threw for 2,259 yards in seven games for the Rebels last season with 17 touchdowns and nine interceptions.
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