Nov 7, 2020; Iowa City, Iowa, USA; Michigan State Spartans quarterback Rocky Lombardi (12) throws a pass during the first quarter against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kinnick Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

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Ex-Spartans QB Lombardi transferring to Northern Illinois

Former Michigan State quarterback Rocky Lombardi is transferring to Northern Illinois.

“There are so many people I would like to thank for their help and support throughout my recruiting process. But without further delay, I would like to announce my commitment to NIU!” Lombardi posted Sunday on Twitter.

Lombardi, who has two seasons of eligibility remaining, entered the NCAA transfer portal on Dec. 18.

He started the first six games for the Spartans this season, passing for 1,090 yards with eight touchdowns and nine interceptions. He completed 47.9 percent of his passes for 1,902 yards with 11 scores and 14 picks during his three years in East Lansing.

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