McClease made the announcement Monday on Twitter, also thanking the Hokies’ coaching staff for playing “a major role in my transition from a boy to the man I am now.”
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— Deshawn McClease (@saicko_slim) January 6, 2020
The 5-foot-9, 190-pound, redshirt junior ran for 843 yards and seven touchdowns this season, including 126 yards and a touchdown in the Hokies’ 37-30 loss to Kentucky in the Belk Bowl.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.