Last year’s Washington Huskies’ leader passer, Cyler Miles, will apparently resign from playing football. A chronic hip injury, this is what Washington posted on it’s official site as the reason for Miles’ retirement.

He’s grateful to Coach Petersen and his staff for all the opportunities he’s received at Washington, being quite frustrated that is hip wounds won’t permit him to keep playing, yet he’s focused on procuring is UW degree and will leave the system with numerous extraordinary companionships and significant lessons learned.

For Miles this is not something new as he committed to Washington back in February 2012 on crutches recovering from an hip surgery on signing day. Not to mention his status for the up and coming season was likewise in uncertainty after news that he took an intentional leave of absence back in March.

Miles threw for 2,397 yards, 17 touchdowns and four interceptions for the Huskies in 2014.
The team isn’t exactly flush with experienced QBs who can replace him, Jeff Lindquist has the early track on the starting job. He went 10-of-26 for 162 yards and a touchdown while replacing Miles in last year’s season opener. Suspending Miles at the first game after he was involved in a brawl in February 2014.

K.J. Carta Samuels and Jake Browning did land with a considerable measure of hype, however. Carta Samuels was the 11th best pro style quarterback in the selecting class of 2014, while Browning positioned No. 5 in 2015, as per 247Sports’ composite rankings.

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