UPDATED: UGA cornerback Wiggins to transfer

The overhaul of Georgia’s secondary continued on Friday night with an announcement that returning starting cornerback Shaq Wiggins is gone from the program.

Wiggins, a promising talent among the defensive backs, has decided to transfer.

“Shaq and I have been talking over the last few days and a fresh start is what he believes is in his best interest,” coach Mark Richt said in a statement. “We respect his decision and certainly wish him nothing but the best.”

The rising sophomore started eight games and led Georgia in interceptions last season with two for a Bulldogs secondary that had major struggles last season.

The Sandy Creek High product had 19 tackles, three tackles for loss and four pass breakups.

Another secondary starter, safety Josh Harvey-Clemons, was dismissed from the team this winter and is transferring to Louisville to join former Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham.

The 5-foot-10, 165-pound Wiggins had been relegated to mostly a backup role this spring under new coordinator Jeremy Pruitt who promised no starting job was secure. The spring ended with two walk-ons running with the first team in the secondary.

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