Bergeron was released from his scholarship on Wednesday after being dismissed from the UT football team last Friday. The West Texas A&M athletics department had filed paperwork with UT asking to speak to Bergeron before he was released from his scholarship.
West Texas A&M head coach Mike Nesbitt said in a text message on Wednesday afternoon that the two sides were "just talking."
If Bergeron were to transfer to West Texas A&M or any Division II school he would be eligible to play immediately. In three season at Texas Bergeron ran for more than 1,300 yards and scored 25 touchdowns.
West Texas A&M's running game featured senior Aaron Harris in 2013, with Geremy Alridge serving as Harris' primary backup. Alridge averaged 37 yards per game in 2013.
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