Michigan State running back Madre London has requested his release from the program, he announced in a tweet Friday afternoon. It is unclear if London will transfer and play out his final year of eligibility elsewhere.
Forever and Always will be a Spartan Dawg. 💯 pic.twitter.com/bfne8yLpaf
— Madre London (@madrelondon) February 9, 2018
“I would like to thank the Spartans Nation for their dedication, and I leave with the strength, kindness and wisdom that was given to me,” London wrote on Twitter.
London, who said he will be graduating from Michigan State in May, rushed for 304 yards and three touchdowns on 83 carries this season. He finished his Spartans career with eight rushing touchdowns and 924 rushing yards.
In his last game with the Spartans, he rushed for 17 yards on four carries as Michigan State beat Washington State, 42-17, in the 2017 Holiday Bowl. He played a complemantary role to running back LJ Scott, who rushed for 110 yards and two touchdowns in the bowl victory. Spartans quarterback Brian Lewerke threw for 213 yards and three touchdowns, too.