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Malik Newman to Leave Mississippi State

While we were all celebrating good baseball news, Malik Newman has asked for his release from Mississippi State.

Spruce Derden-USA TODAY Sports

After a ton of speculation and wild reports going back and forth, it seems that Malik Newman will indeed leave Starkville.

Just as a reminder, Malik will have to sit out a year if he transfers to another Division 1 program, which will limit his options if he wants to play immediately.

There will be plenty of programs calling for Malik's talent to come join them. It's just a matter of if Newman wants to sit out a year or if he wants to play as soon as possible.

And of course, our own Cristilmethod is here to remind you of how to handle this situation:

We'll update you as the situation becomes clearer. As of right now, go celebrate the fact that our baseball team is a national seed for the first time in program history. Good luck to wherever you're headed, Malik.