Kentucky has suffered its first defection following the conclusion of spring football in Lexington as rising sophomore defensive back Tobias Gilliam has announced his plans to leave the program.

Gilliam appeared in just six games during his two seasons on campus. He redshirted back in 2016 after being signed as a three-star prospect in the 2016 recruiting cycle.

Here is the note he posted to Twitter on Monday, announcing his decision to leave Kentucky: