Photo: Ken Sugiura/Georgia Tech Sports blog
Photo: Ken Sugiura/Georgia Tech Sports blog

Former Tech lineman Cortez Alston to transfer to Penn

Former Georgia Tech defensive lineman Cortez Alston has transferred to Pennsylvania. Alston, from the Westminster School, announced his decision on Twitter on Friday.

Alston left the team prior to spring practice after sitting out the 2017 team as a redshirt. In transferring to an FCS school, Alston will be able to play immediately and have four years of eligibility.

At the time of Alston’s commitment to Tech, his other finalist was Penn, where he had the opportunity to study in the prestigious Wharton School.

Tech freshman Cortez Alston has been raised to excel

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