Logan Marchi‘s 2017 season came to a premature end, now so too has his career at Temple.
The redshirt sophomore quarterback announced on Twitter this week that he has decided to transfer from the Owls and continue his collegiate playing career elsewhere. Marchi’s subsequently indicated to the Philadelphia Inquirer that he will likely move down to the FCS level so as to avoid having to sit out a transfer season.
While Marchi didn’t give a specific reason for the transfer in his social media missive, he did indicate to the Inquirer that a better shot at playing time triggered the decision.
Marchi started the first seven games of 2017 for the Owls before going down with a season-ending foot injury. Frank Nutile took over and played well, guiding Temple to a 4-2 record in his starts, a record that included a bowl win. Marchi, meanwhile, was 3-4 in his starts.
Nutile, a redshirt junior, threw 12 touchdowns and seven interceptions this season, averaging just over eight yards per attempt. Marchi averaged 6.7 yards per attempt while throwing nine touchdowns and eight interceptions.