FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. Redshirt freshman quarterback Nathan Dick has been granted a release from the Razorback football program, Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino announced on Tuesday.

The release from the University of Arkansas doesn’t serve as a blanket release to all institutions, but allows Dick to communicate with all of the schools for which he requested a release. At all of those institutions, Dick would be eligible to play immediately next season.

"Nathan has requested and received his release from the University of Arkansas," Petrino said. "We appreciate his contributions to the Razorback program. We wish him the best as he pursues his future both academically and athletically."

Dick played in three games in the 2008 season. Dick redshirted as a true freshman during the 2007 season.