Virginia Tech adds transfer QB for 2023 season
Former Baylor quarterback Kyron Drones announced that he will be transferring to Virginia Tech for the 2023 season.
On Drones’ Twitter, he made the transfer announcement on Monday night. Drones, a redshirt freshman, spent the last 2 seasons at Baylor. He will be leaving Baylor after limited playing time since the 2021 season.
Here’s his commitment to Virginia Tech:
— KYRON🖤🏁 (@KyronDrones) December 12, 2022
In his 2 seasons at Baylor, Drones appeared in a total of 7 games. He played in 2 games against Texas Tech and Oklahoma State in 2021. This season, Drones played in 5 games and had limited passing opportunities. Drones finished the 2022 season with 219 passing yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception. He completed 14 of 23 attempted passes.
Drones also has experience running the ball. In 2022, Drones rushed for 49 yards and 2 touchdowns on 8 rush attempts. Virginia Tech will be receiving a dual-threat quarterback who will be looking for more playing time.
In the class of 2021, Drones was a 4-star recruit from Texas, according to 247Sports Composite rankings. He chose Baylor over Arkansas, Auburn, Georgia Tech, and Utah State.
At Virginia Tech, Drones will have an opportunity to compete for the starting quarterback job in 2023. Virginia Tech will be looking to bounce back from a 3-8 season in 2022.