Receiver Seth Collins has been granted his request for release from the Oregon State football program.
Collins played in three games last season due to medical reasons. He had 12 catches for 130 yards and a touchdown.
Collins did not play in the first three games of the season while tryng to get back to full strength after falling ill and being hospitalized with meningococcal disease.
He played against Washington State, Washington and USC but was reportedly battling an undisclosed illness for the rest of the season.
It was after the loss at USC that Gary Andersen left the program.
Collins had 36 catches for 418 yards and a touchdown in 10 games in 2016.
He began the 2015 season as the starting quarterback and was OSU's leading rusher with 580 yards and eight touchdowns. He was 84 for 161 passing for 936 yards and six touchdowns with four interceptions.