It is now being reported that Ben Emelogu is transferring to smu, which is close to his home and makes sense given the issues he is apparently suffering from. smu is in Dallas and Ben is from South Grand Prarie, which is southwest of Dallas.
Emelogu becomes the 2nd Hokie to head to smu in the last 5 years, joining Hank Thorns. He will play for coaching legend Larry Brown. We’ll see if the NCAA makes him sit out a year or not.
Here was the original article about him leaving VT: Article