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Texas Longhorns wide receiver Xavier Worthy (1) runs the ball during the Sugar Bowl College Football Playoff semifinals game against the Washington Huskies. The speedy Worthy has announced he will enter the 2024 NFL Draft.
Texas Longhorns wide receiver Xavier Worthy (1) runs the ball during the Sugar Bowl College Football Playoff semifinals game against the Washington Huskies. The speedy Worthy has announced he will enter the 2024 NFL Draft.

WR Elijah Canion

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 3, 2024

Canion has entered the transfer portal, On3.com reports.

DETAILS: Before the 2022 FBS season, Canion transferred from Auburn to Purdue with the intent to improve his statistical output. Instead, the opposite happened, and he will give a second crack at transferring colleges.

 

WR Julian Fleming

Commits to Penn State

January 3, 2024

Fleming committed to joining Penn State, Hayes Fawcett of On3.com reports.

DETAILS: The 6-foot-2 wide receiver joins the Nittany Lions for his final year of eligibility after spending the last four seasons with Ohio State. Fleming had his best college year during 2022, when he finished with 34 receptions for 533 yards and six touchdowns but followed up with a lower output during the 2023 campaign, finishing with 26 receptions for 270 yards across 12 games.

 

TE Miles Kitselman

Decides to enter portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 3, 2024

Kitselman has decided to enter the transfer portal, per his announcement Wednesday.

DETAILS: Having only one season of collegiate eligibility remaining, Kitselman will consider all his available options. He was primarily a blocking tight end during Alabama's 2022 and 2023 campaigns.

 

WR Joshua Cephus

Declares for NFL Draft

January 3, 2024

Cephus has declared for the 2024 NFL Draft, The Paisano reports.

DETAILS: Cephus will prepare for the NFL Draft after his final outing during the Miami Beach Bowl as he made sure to close out the year with a bang, reeling in seven receptions for 102 yards and one touchdown. The senior wide receiver had the best season of his collegiate career during the 2023 campaign that saw him total 88 receptions for 1,149 yards and 10 touchdowns.

 

WR Dorian Singer

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 3, 2024

 

Singer has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal, Tom VanHaaren of ESPN.com reports.
DETAILS: Singer will be entering after one season with the Trojans. The Arizona transfer totaled 24 receptions for 289 yards and three touchdowns during the 2023 campaign, which is a major decline in production from his last season with the Wildcats, when he totaled 66 receptions for 1,105 yards and six touchdowns. The junior wide receiver will look to bounce back at a different program.

 

QB Zeon Chriss

Commits to Houston

January 3, 2024

Chriss announced Wednesday that he has committed to joining Houston.

DETAILS: Chriss will join the Cougars after two seasons with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The redshirt freshman quarterback flashed his talents on eight appearances this season, completing 102 of 153 passes (66.7 percent) for 1,222 yards, 11 touchdowns and five interceptions while also producing with his legs as he totaled 73 carries for 492 yards and six scores.

 

TE Shelton Zeon

Declares for NFL Draft

UNLV

January 3, 2024

Zeon has declared for the 2024 NFL Draft, according to his announcement Monday.

DETAILS: Zelton logged 27 receptions for 263 yards and one touchdown across his four seasons as part of UNLV's football team. While his UNLV output may not be good enough for NFL teams to draft him, the tight end will take a shot at going pro nonetheless.

 

QB Ben Finley

Commits to Akron

January 3, 2024

Finley announced his commitment to Akron on Wednesday.

DETAILS: Despite never being a primary quarterback while enrolled at either North Carolina State or California, Finley logged at least 500 passing yards and three touchdowns for both colleges. Ideally for him, he can beat out Tahj Bullock to be Akron's QB1, which was mostly split among redshirt seniors DJ Irons and Jeff Undercuffler during 2023.

 

WR Dante Cephas

Expected to enter portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 3, 2024

Cephas is expected to enter the transfer portal, Pete Nakos of On3.com reports.

DETAILS: Cephas entering the transfer portal would not be surprising, considering his 2023 output significantly declined from his time at Kent State. On top of that, the wide receiver has only one season of collegiate eligibility remaining and will want to make it count.

 

QB Matt O'Dowd

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 3, 2024

O'Dowd has entered the transfer portal, Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: Serving as one of LSU's backup quarterbacks to Heisman winner Jayden Daniels, O'Dowd did not log any counting stats during 2023. And with Garrett Nussmeier next in line for starting opportunities at QB, O'Dowd will consider better options elsewhere.

 

QB Jayllen Henderson

Texas A&M

ARM

January 3, 2024

Henderson will not enter the transfer portal and be part of Texas A&M's 2024 team, Pete Nakos of On3.com reports.

 

DETAILS: There is some possibility Henderson can be Texas A&M's No. 1 quarterback during 2024, though a few requirements do have to be fulfilled. Henderson's arm should be healed by spring, making his availability for the position good. However, Conner Weigman (leg) also being available and fully returning to form would dampen Henderson's chances.

 

RB Gerald Green

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 3, 2024

Green has entered the transfer portal, Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: Having only one season of collegiate eligibility remaining, Green will consider all his available options, even if that means transferring for a second time. The running back transferred from Georgia Southern to East Carolina, where he was enrolled at during 2023.

 

WR Jalen Brown

Moving on from LSU

January 2, 2024

Brown entered the transfer portal Tuesday, Hayes Fawcett of On3.com reports.

DETAILS: Brown, a top-80 recruit from the 2023 Class, logged just 12 snaps across three appearances for the Tigers this season. The 6-foot-1, Florida native will now seek an opportunity for a meaningful role elsewhere.

 

TE Christian Pedersen

Planning to transfer

January 2, 2024

Pedersen entered the transfer portal Tuesday, independent writer Kevin Barral reports.

 

DETAILS: Pedersen logged 87 snaps for the Panthers this year, and he'll move on to his next destination after one season at FIU. The sophomore did not record a catch across eight games.

 

WR Willie Gaines

Enters portal once again

January 2, 2024

Gaines has re-entered the transfer portal after one season with Colorado, Adam Munsterteiger of 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: Gaines struggled to make an impact with Colorado and now will aim to find a new home elsewhere. After all, he saw action in five contests and caught two passes in 2023. Gaines previously spent time at Jackson State, Dodge City CC and Toledo.

 

WR Brannon Spector

Decides to enter portal

January 2, 2024

Spector has decided to enter the transfer portal, Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: Spector has 38 career catches for 372 yards and two touchdowns, and he will aim to join a new program in which he can find a more prominent role on offense.

 

WR Luke Grimm

Will return in 2024

January 2, 2024

Grimm announced Tuesday on his personal Twitter page that he's returning to Kansas for the 2024 season.

DETAILS: Grimm will play for Kansas in 2024 after a season in which he recorded 33 catches for 555 yards and six scores. He fell short from repeating his career-best numbers of 2023, but he will play one final year with the Jayhawks in 2024 looking to end his college career on a high note.

 

WR Xavier Worthy

NFL bound

Texas

January 2, 2024

Worthy will declare for the 2024 NFL draft reports, Jordan Reid of ESPN.com reports

DETAILS: Worthy popped for 1,014 and five touchdowns on 75 catches this season, finishing his season with two catches for 45 yards in Monday's loss to Washington. The 6-foot-1, Fresno native could be joined by fellow Texas receiver Adonai Mitchell in the upcoming draft pool.

 

TE Blake Smith

In transfer portal

January 2, 2024

Smith is in the transfer portal, Collin Kennedy of 247Sports.com reports.

 

DETAILS: Having either one or two seasons of collegiate eligibility remaining, Smith will consider transferring colleges nonetheless. Another transfer would mark his second, his first since going from Texas A&M to Oklahoma.

 

WR Bru McCoy

Returning to Tennessee

ANKLE

January 2, 2024

McCoy will return for a third season with Tennessee in 2024, as he stated on a personal release reports.

DETAILS: McCoy only appeared in five games this season prior to suffering a fracture-dislocation of his right ankle in Week 5 against South Carolina. Prior to the injury, he had compiled 217 yards on 27 catches as a follow-up to his 667 yard campaign last year. McCoy will now look to rebuild his NFL stock next year with the Volunteers.

 

RB Dillon Johnson

On track to play

Washington

LOWER BODY

January 2, 2024

Johnson (lower body) is expected to play in Monday's National Championship Game versus Michigan, Alyssa Charlston reports.

DETAILS: Johnson underwent x-rays on his lower half Tuesday, which came back negative. Johnson's feet and ankles were wrapped up and landed on by his tackler in the final seconds of Monday's win over Texas, which is notable given that Johnson has dealt with a lengthy foot injury this season. He was visibly hobbled while getting helped off the field, but he was later shown hyping up his team as he exited on the cart. Negative x-rays don't preclude a foot/ankle injury, and there could be strategic gamesmanship involved from the Huskies, but offensive coordinator Ryan Grubb said he expects Johnson to suit up for the National Championship Game.

 

RB Kamron Sandlin

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Sandlin has entered the transfer portal, Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: Sandlin didn't see action with South Carolina as a freshman, and he enters the transfer portal with several years of eligibility looking to make an impact elsewhere, or at least have a bigger role.

 

TE Brock Bowers

Enters 2024 NFL Draft

Georgia

January 2, 2024

Bowers announced Tuesday that he will enter the 2024 NFL Draft via The Bulldawg Report.

 

DETAILS: Bowers didn't play in the Orange Bowl, and all signs pointed to him entering the draft, where he automatically will be one of the best tight ends available. An absolute superstar at the college level, Through three seasons of absolute dominance with the Bulldogs, Bowers totaled 170 receptions for 2,416 yards and 24 touchdowns, adding on 18 carries for 188 rushing yards and four more scores.

 

WR Brian Thomas

Declares for draft

LSU

January 2, 2024

Thomas announced on his personal Twitter page on Tuesday that he'll enter the 2024 NFL Draft. 

DETAILS: Thomas decides to leave LSU after having a career-best season in 2023, where he posted elite numbers across the board in 13 starts. He finished the campaign with 68 catches on 89 targets for 1,177 yards and 17 touchdowns, emerging as one of the most productive wideouts in the nation. Those numbers will surely command attention from teams looking for receiving depth at the next level.

 

WR Shazz Preston

Plans to enter portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Preston plans to enter the transfer portal, Hayes Fawcett of On3.com reports.

DETAILS: Once a top-50 recruit in On3's 2022 recruitment class, Preston has been unable to log any counting stats since then. So with three seasons of collegiate eligibility remaining, he will consider transferring colleges.

 

QB Sawyer Pate

In transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Pate is in the transfer portal, according to his announcement Tuesday.

DETAILS: While enrolled at Auburn during 2023, Pate did not log any counting stats. So with two seasons of collegiate eligibility remaining, the quarterback will consider transferring colleges.

 

QB Frank Harris

Leaves football

January 2, 2024

Harris announced Tuesday via his social media account that he will no longer play football.

DETAILS: Harris shared on Twitter that he will step away from the sport after undergoing 10 different surgeries while playing football and focus on the next chapter of his life. Across four seasons with UTSA, the senior quarterback completed 968 of 1,455 passes (66.5 percent) for 11,376 yards, 89 touchdowns and 29 interceptions while also displaying his versatility on the ground as he totaled 419 carries for 2,017 rushing yards and 28 scores.

 

RB Braylon Colgrove

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Colgrove announced Tuesday that he has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal.

 

DETAILS: Colgrove will enter the transfer portal after one season with Oklahoma in hopes of finding more opportunity at another program. The freshman running back did not record an offensive stat this season.

 

RB Jaren Mangham

Stays with Michigan State

January 2, 2024

Mangham announced Tuesday that he will be returning to Michigan State for the 2024 season.

DETAILS: Mangham will return for his second season with Michigan State and his final collegiate year. The senior running back made six appearances this season, totaling 30 carries for 81 yards while reeling in seven receptions for 37 yards.

 

WR Lawrence Arnold

Staying at Kansas

January 2, 2024

Arnold announced Tuesday via social media that he will be returning to Kansas for the 2024 season.

DETAILS: The junior wide receiver will return for his fifth season with the Jayhawks after posting a career-high 782 yards and six touchdowns. Arnold has totaled 88 receptions for 1,498 yards and 10 touchdowns in 26 appearances across the last two seasons.

 

WR Jaden Richardson

Flips commitment to USC

January 2, 2024

Richardson announced Tuesday that he has committed to USC.

DETAILS:  After previously committing to California, Richardson has flipped his decision and will be joining the Trojans for the 2024 season. He played in D3 during the 2023 campaign and tallied 66 receptions for 830 yards and 13 touchdowns.

 

QB Kaidon Salter

Will enter transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Salter will be entering the NCAA Transfer Portal, Hayes Fawcett of On3.com reports.

DETAILS: Salter will enter the transfer portal with two years of eligibility remaining. The sophomore quarterback was a bright spot for the Liberty offense, as he completed 61 percent of his passes for 2,876 yards, 32 touchdowns and six interceptions while also carrying the ball 163 times for 1,089 yards and 12 touchdowns this season en route to leading the Flames to a 13-1 record. He will be a hot commodity in the transfer portal.

 

K Valentino Ambrosio

Declares for NFL Draft

Tulane

January 2, 2024

Ambrosio announced Monday that he has entered the 2024 NFL Draft.

DETAILS: Ambrosio split his college career between Rutgers and Tulane, making 53 of 65 field goal attempts in across four seasons. He has also successfully kicked 88 of 90 extra point attempts.

 

WR Jordan Anthony

Transfers to Arkansas

January 2, 2024

Anthony will be transferring to Arkansas, Pete Thamel of ESPN.com reports.

DETAILS: Anthony will join the Razorbacks after spending last season with Texas A&M. The sophomore wide receiver reeled in three receptions for 14 yards across two appearances this season.

 

QB Liu Aumavae

Leaving SDSU

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Aumavae has entered the transfer portal, The SDSU Podcast reports.

DETAILS:  Aumavae will look for opportunities in the transfer portal after spending the last two seasons with the Aztecs. The 6-foot-3 redshirt freshman, a former two-star recruit in the class of 2022, appeared briefly in just two games during his time with the program.

 

RB Michel Dukes

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Dukes has announced his decision to enter the transfer portal, On3.com reports.

DETAILS:

Dukes will depart from USF after spending the last two seasons with the Bulls. The 5-foot-10 senior appeared in 23 games during his time with the program, totaling 117 carries for 538 yards and seven touchdowns on the ground. Dukes was also involved in the passing game, hauling in 16 receptions for 149 yards.

 

RB Sevaughn Clark

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Clark announced Tuesday that he will enter the NCAA Transfer Portal.

DETAILS: Clark enters the portal as a graduate transfer and will have one year of eligibility remaining. The senior running back totaled eight carries for 36 yards and one touchdown across three appearances this season.

 

WR Shadeed Ahmed

Reportedly in portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Ahmed is reportedly in the transfer portal, Keff Ciardello of the Austin American-Statesman reports.

DETAILS: Ahmed being in the transfer portal would not be surprising, considering a target was his lone counting stat during Texas State's 2023 season. It can be redshirted so that he can maintain one last year of collegiate eligibility for 2024.

 

 WR Dino Kaliakmanis

Commits to Rutgers

January 2, 2024

Kaliakmanis announced his commitment to Rutgers on Tuesday.

DETAILS: Ideally for Kaliakmanis, Rutgers' football team gives him opportunities he did not receive while enrolled at Minnesota. The team also having his quarterback brother Athan could help matters.

 

QB Athan Kaliakmanis

Commits to Rutgers

January 2, 2024

Kaliakmanis announced his commitment to Rutgers on Tuesday.

DETAILS: Kaliakmanis logged 1,041 passing yards and an 8:3 TD:INT ratio across his six games during the second half of Minnesota's 2023 season. The ex-Minnesota student must compete against Gavin Wimsatt to be Rutgers' starting quarterback. But considering how better Kaliakmanis played than his new teammate did, he is likely the current favorite.

 

WR Koby Drake

Returning to Memphis

January 2, 2024

Drake has announced that he will utilize his final year of collegiate eligibility with the Tigers in 2024, Jonah Dylan of The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports.

DETAILS: Drake tallied 33 receptions for 352 yards and two touchdowns with Memphis in 2023 while also handling punt returns for the Tigers. The 5-foot-11 redshirt junior has been involved within the Tigers' program for three seasons and figures to remain a utilized option next season.

 

TE Austin Smith

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Smith has opted to enter the transfer portal, Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: Smith will depart from Memphis after spending one season with the Tigers. The 6-foot-5 redshirt sophomore previously appeared with Colorado before joining the program. During his time with Memphis, Smith saw action in 10 games, but he did not receive any targets.

 

K Blake Ford

Hits transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Ford has hit the transfer portal, Trey Biddy of 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: Cam Little was the 2023 Razorbacks' primary placekicker, and he kicked all their field goals and extra points. Matthew Shipley, Hawaii's primary kicker during 2023, recently committed to Arkansas as well. Falling further down the Razorbacks' depth chart, he will consider other colleges.

 

QB Malik Hornsby

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Hornsby has entered the NCAA transfer portal, Matt Zenitz of 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: Hornsby will look for an opportunity with a new program this offseason after a one-year stint with Texas State. The 6-foot-2 junior saw action in seven games with the Bobcats, totaling 83 passing yards (8-of-15) and one interception, along with 229 rushing yards and six scores on the ground. Hornsby, who previously spent three seasons with Arkansas has shown his dynamic rushing ability throughout college.

 

RB Ke'Travion Hargrove

Leaving Memphis

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Hargrove has entered the NCAA transfer portal, 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: Hargrove has decided to re-enter the transfer portal after spending one season with the Tigers. A 5-foot-11 redshirt sophomore transfer from Mississippi State, Hargrove saw just 11 carries for 43 yards and a touchdown during his time with Memphis. Hargrove will likely turn to a program that presents him with additional opportunities after failing to see the field with Mississippi State as well.

 

QB Bronson Barron

Leaving Western Kentucky

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Barron has entered the NCAA transfer portal, 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: Barron will depart from Western Kentucky after spending one season with the Hilltoppers. The 6-foot-3 junior quarterback, saw the field in just one contest with WKU. Barron, who threw for 5,115 yards (405-of-686), 36 touchdowns and 14 interceptions across three seasons with Weber State prior to transferring, should draw the attention of other mid-major programs.

 

WR Chance Luper

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Luper (illness) has entered the transfer portal, On3.com reports.

DETAILS: It is unclear whether or not Luper, who dealt with blood clots during 2022 and 2023, has made sufficient strides to play football again in 2024. Regardless, the wide receiver will consider all his available options, even if that means transferring from Missouri.

 

WR William Fowles

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Fowles has entered the transfer portal, On3.com reports.

DETAILS: Fowles played only one game while enrolled at Louisville. Fortunately for the wide receiver, he can redshirt 2023 and maintain four seasons of collegiate eligibility. But to possibly maximize them, Fowles will consider all his available options.

 

QB Jayden Maiava

Decides to enter portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Maiava has decided to enter the transfer portal, Pete Thamel of ESPN.com reports.

DETAILS: Maiava will revert to transferring colleges instead of re-enrolling at UNLV. He broke out during the Rebels' 2023 season and has at least an adequate chance to enroll elsewhere, possibly at a top Power Five school. With at least three seasons of collegiate eligibility remaining as well, Maiava is expected to garner significant interest this next month.

 

QB Aidan Armenta

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Armenta announced Monday that he's entering the transfer portal.

DETAILS: Armenta didn't see any playing time as a freshman with New Mexico. The 6-foot-3 quarterback will look for an opportunity elsewhere prior to the 2024 season.

 

TE Jake Roberts

Back in transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Roberts entered the transfer portal Monday, Pete Nakos of On3.com reports.

DETAILS: Roberts had 231 yards and a touchdown on 23 receptions with Baylor this season after transferring from North Texas. The 6-foot-5 tight end will now look for a third team prior to the 2024 campaign.

 

RB Rodney Hill

Re-opens recruitment

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Hill decommitted from Florida A&M on Monday, Dustin Lewis of NoleGameday.com reports.

DETAILS: Hill will re-enter the transfer portal after coach Willie Smith departed Florida A&M for Duke. Hill tallied 273 all-purpose yards with a touchdown in 11 games with Florida State last season.

 

WR Gary Bryant

Returns in Fiesta Bowl

Oregon

January 1, 2024

Bryant (undisclosed) brought in all four of his targets for 62 yards and a touchdown in Monday's 45-6 win over Liberty.

DETAILS: After missing the Pac-12 Championship Game, Bryant returned with four catches, including a two-yard touchdown, in Monday's Fiesta Bowl victory. After transferring from USC, Bryant will finish his first season at Oregon with 442 yards and four touchdowns on 30 receptions.

 

WR Silas Bolden

Entering transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Bolden announced on Monday that he'll enter the transfer portal.

DETAILS: It's another big loss for Oregon State heading into 2024 -- Bolden led the Beavers with 746 receiving yards and five touchdowns on 54 receptions last season. The speedy wideout will likely garner significant power-five interest in the portal.

 

RB Damarius Good

In transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Good is in the transfer portal, according to his announcement Monday.

DETAILS: Instead of enrolling at Incarnate Word during 2022, Good committed to Texas State and logged two seasons as a Bobcats player. He recorded 13 carries for 111 yards across his six games.

 

WR Brannon Spector

Decides to enter portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Spector has decided to enter the transfer portal, Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: Spector has 38 career catches for 372 yards and two touchdowns, and he will aim to join a new program in which he can find a more prominent role on offense.

 

WR Luke Grimm

Will return in 2024

Kansas

January 2, 2024

Grimm announced Tuesday on his personal Twitter page that he's returning to Kansas for the 2024 season.

DETAILS: Grimm will play for Kansas in 2024 after a season in which he recorded 33 catches for 555 yards and six scores. He fell short from repeating his career-best numbers of 2023, but he will play one final year with the Jayhawks in 2024 looking to end his college career on a high note.

 

WR Xavier Worthy

NFL bound

WRTexas

January 2, 2024

Worthy will declare for the 2024 NFL draft reports, Jordan Reid of ESPN.com reports

DETAILS:

Worthy popped for 1,014 and five touchdowns on 75 catches this season, finishing his season with two catches for 45 yards in Monday's loss to Washington. The 6-foot-1, Fresno native could be joined by fellow Texas receiver Adonai Mitchell in the upcoming draft pool.

 

TE Blake Smith

In transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Smith is in the transfer portal, Collin Kennedy of 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: Having either one or two seasons of collegiate eligibility remaining, Smith will consider transferring colleges nonetheless. Another transfer would mark his second, his first since going from Texas A&M to Oklahoma.

 

Bru McCoy

Returning to Tennessee

ANKLE

January 2, 2024

McCoy will return for a third season with Tennessee in 2024, as he stated on a personal release reports.

DETAILS: McCoy only appeared in five games this season prior to suffering a fracture-dislocation of his right ankle in Week 5 against South Carolina. Prior to the injury, he had compiled 217 yards on 27 catches as a follow-up to his 667 yard campaign last year. McCoy will now look to rebuild his NFL stock next year with the Volunteers.

RB Dillon Johnson

On track to play

LOWER BODY

January 2, 2024

Johnson (lower body) is expected to play in Monday's National Championship game versus Michigan, Alyssa Charlston reports.

DETAILS: Johnson underwent x-rays on his lower half Tuesday, which came back negative. Johnson's feet and ankles were wrapped up and landed on by his tackler in the final seconds of Monday's win over Texas, which is notable given that Johnson has dealt with a lengthy foot injury this season. He was visibly hobbled while getting helped off the field, but he was later shown hyping up his team as he exited on the cart. Negative x-rays don't preclude a foot/ankle injury, and there could be strategic gamesmanship involved from the Huskies, but offensive coordinator Ryan Grubb said he expects Johnson to suit up for the National Championship.

 

RB Kamron Sandlin

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Sandlin has entered the transfer portal, Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: Sandlin didn't see action with South Carolina as a freshman, and he enters the transfer portal with several years of eligibility looking to make an impact elsewhere, or at least have a bigger role.

 

TE Brock Bowers

Enters 2024 NFL Draft

Georgia

January 2, 2024

Bowers announced Tuesday that he will enter the 2024 NFL Draft via The Bulldawg Report.

DETAILS: Bowers didn't play in the Orange Bowl, and all signs pointed to him entering the draft, where he automatically will be one of the best tight ends available. An absolute superstar at the college level, Through three seasons of absolute dominance with the Bulldogs, Bowers totaled 170 receptions for 2,416 yards and 24 touchdowns, adding on 18 carries for 188 rushing yards and four more scores.

 

WR Brian Thomas

Declares for draft

LSU

January 2, 2024

Thomas announced on his personal Twitter page on Tuesday that he'll enter the 2024 NFL Draft.

DETAILS: Thomas decides to leave LSU after having a career-best season in 2023, where he posted elite numbers across the board in 13 starts. He finished the campaign with 68 catches on 89 targets for 1,177 yards and 17 touchdowns, emerging as one of the most productive wideouts in the nation. Those numbers will surely command attention from teams looking for receiving depth at the next level.

 

WR Shazz Preston

Plans to enter portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Preston plans to enter the transfer portal, Hayes Fawcett of On3.com reports.

DETAILS: Once a top-50 recruit in On3's 2022 recruitment class, Preston has been unable to log any counting stats since then. So with three seasons of collegiate eligibility remaining, he will consider transferring colleges.

 

QB Sawyer Pate

In transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Pate is in the transfer portal, according to his announcement Tuesday.

DETAILS: While enrolled at Auburn during 2023, Pate did not log any counting stats. So with two seasons of collegiate eligibility remaining, the quarterback will consider transferring colleges.

 

RB Braylon Colgrove

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Colgrove announced Tuesday that he has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal.

DETAILS: Colgrove will enter the transfer portal after one season with Oklahoma in hopes of finding more opportunity at another program. The freshman running back did not record an offensive stat this season.

 

RB Jaren Mangham

Stays with Michigan State

January 2, 2024

Mangham announced Tuesday that he will be returning to Michigan State for the 2024 season.

DETAILS:

Mangham will return for his second season with Michigan State and his final collegiate year. The senior running back made six appearances this season, totaling 30 carries for 81 yards while reeling in seven receptions for 37 yards.

 

WR Lawrence Arnold

Staying put at Kansas

January 2, 2024

Arnold announced Tuesday via social media that he will be returning to Kansas for the 2024 season.

DETAILS: The junior wide receiver will return for his fifth season with the Jayhawks after posting a career-high 782 yards and six touchdowns. Arnold has totaled 88 receptions for 1,498 yards and 10 touchdowns in 26 appearances across the last two seasons.

 

QB Kaidon Salter

Will enter transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Salter will be entering the NCAA Transfer Portal, Hayes Fawcett of On3.com reports.

DETAILS: Salter will enter the transfer portal with two years of eligibility remaining. The sophomore quarterback was a bright spot for the Liberty offense, as he completed 61 percent of his passes for 2,876 yards, 32 touchdowns and six interceptions while also carrying the ball 163 times for 1,089 yards and 12 touchdowns this season en route to leading the Flames to a 13-1 record. He will be a hot commodity in the transfer portal.

 

LB Steele Chambers

Declares for NFL Draft

Ohio State

January 2, 2024

Chambers has declared for the 2024 NFL Draft, Bill Rabinowitz of The Columbus Dispatch reports.

DETAILS: Chambers will be focusing on preparations for the NFL Draft. The 6-foot-1 linebacker finished with 64 tackles in 2023 while logging at least 50 snaps in all but four games this year.

 

CB Quinyon Mitchell

Entering 2024 draft

Toledo

January 2, 2024

Mitchell is entering the 2024 NFL Draft, Matt Zenitz of 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: Mitchell has the potential to be a first-round draft selection, and his consistency explains why. During 2022 and 2023, he logged 41 tackles and more than 15 pass deflections. While his interception output significantly dipped this year, Mitchell excelled nonetheless.

 

TE Austin Smith

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Smith has opted to enter the transfer portal, Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: Smith will depart from Memphis after spending one season with the Tigers. The 6-foot-5 redshirt sophomore previously appeared with Colorado before joining the  program. During his time with Memphis, Smith saw action in 10 games, but he did not receive any targets.

 

K Blake Ford

Hits transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Ford has hit the transfer portal, Trey Biddy of 247Sports.com reports.

 

DETAILS: Cam Little was the 2023 Razorbacks' primary placekicker, and he kicked all their field goals and extra points. Matthew Shipley, Hawaii's primary kicker during 2023, recently committed to Arkansas as well. Falling further down the Razorbacks' depth chart, he will consider other colleges.

 

WR Chance Luper

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 2, 2024

Luper (illness) has entered the transfer portal, On3.com reports.

DETAILS: It is unclear whether or not Luper, who dealt with blood clots during 2022 and 2023, has made sufficient strides to play football again in 2024. Regardless, the wide receiver will consider all his available options, even if that means transferring from Missouri.

 

TE Sean Sallis

Commits to Texas A&M-Commerce

January 2, 2024

Sallis announced his commitment to Texas A&M-Commerce on Friday.

DETAILS: Transferring to a non-FBS college like Texas A&M-Commerce gives Sallis an improved opportunity to excel as a primary tight end. There stands a good chance that should the redshirt freshman play well with TAMU, he returns to the FBS level with higher stock.

 

Tony Grimes

Back in the transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Grimes announced that he'll re-enter the transfer portal Monday.

DETAILS: Grimes didn't see the field with Texas A&M this season after transferring from North Carolina, where he logged 97 tackles in three seasons. Grimes, a former five-star recruit, will look for another opportunity prior to the 2024 campaign.

 

WR Bryson Green

Returning to Badgers

January 1, 2024

Wisconsin's football team will have Green available for its 2024 season, Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

DETAILS: Green logged 32 receptions for 480 yards and multiple touchdowns during Wisconsin's 2023 season. Promisingly, he excelled during its second half. Green recorded 15 receptions for 262 yards and two touchdowns across his four games during it.

 

TE Max Wright

Entering 2024 draft

January 1, 2024

Wright is entering the 2024 NFL Draft, according to his announcement Monday.

DETAILS: 2023 is Wright's best year as a collegiate athlete. The tight end logged 19 receptions for 247 yards and one touchdown. Ideally for Wright, NFL teams will bank on his ability to improve, like he did at the college level with Texas A&M.

 

WR Ladd McConkey

Declaring for NFL Draft

Georgia

January 1, 2024

McConkey is declaring for the 2024 NFL Draft, Jordan Reid of ESPN.com reports.

DETAILS: McConkey was one of the best receivers Georgia's team had during its best seasons. The junior logged at least 400 receiving yards and multiple touchdowns each CFB campaign from 2021 to 2023, a three-year span during which UGA won two national championships. Even though this past year was his worst statistically, McConkey is expected to be a top-half selection during the 2024 NFL Draft.

 

RB Brian Battie

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Battie has entered the transfer portal, Matt Zenitz of 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: Battie's 2023 was a disappointment compared to his years between 2020 and 2022. Thus, the running back will consider transferring colleges again for better opportunities.

 

K Nick Lopez

Commits to San Diego State

January 1, 2024

Lopez announced his commitment to San Diego State on Monday.

DETAILS: San Diego State's football team needs a primary placekicker in place of Jack Browning, who has no collegiate eligibility remaining after his 2023 season. Lopez is expected to compete against Abraham Montano and Gabriel Plascencia for the opportunity.

 

WR Marcus Rosemy-Jacksaint

Declares for NFL Draft

January 1, 2024

Rosemy-Jacksaint has declared for the 2024 NFL Draft, Connor Riley of DawgNation reports.

DETAILS: Rosemy-Jacksaint's decision should not be surprising. He has only one season of collegiate eligibility remaining, and 2023 was his best year as a Georgia athlete. Rosemy-Jacksaint logged 34 receptions for 535 yards (15.7 averaged per reception) and four touchdowns.

 

QB Davin Wydner

In transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Wydner is in the transfer portal, Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: As a freshman part of Mississippi's 2023 team, Wydner did not log any counting stats. So before college football undergoes its 2024 season, he will consider all his available options.

 

WR Kobe Hudson

Returning to UCF

Central Florida

January 1, 2024

Hudson is returning to Central Florida for the team's 2024 season, per his announcement Monday.

DETAILS: Hudson will use his last season of collegiate eligibility, a decision that is great news for Central Florida, who largely benefited from his 2023 statistical output. He finished the year with career bests in receptions (44), receiving yards (900) and touchdowns (eight).

 

WR Quinton Lane

Intends to enter draft

Jacksonville State

January 1, 2024

Lane intends to enter the 2024 NFL Draft, Thomas Ashworth of The Anniston Star reports.

DETAILS: Lane adapted relatively well at the FBS level following his move from Stetson. While enrolled at Jacksonville State, he logged 30 receptions for 342 yards and one touchdown.

 

RB Daijun Edwards

Declares for 2024 NFL Draft

Georgia

January 1, 2024

Edwards declared for the 2024 NFL Draft on Monday, per a post on his personal Twitter account.

DETAILS: Edwards took on the primary duties out of the backfield in 2023, racking up 880 rushing yards and 13 scores on 165 totes and adding 20 catches for 197 yards. The senior will bypass the extra COVID year afforded to him and will instead, as expected, pursue the next level. Edwards sports an interesting combination of power and speed that could make him a mid-round prospect.

 

DJ Uiagalelei

Commits to Florida State

Florida State

January 1, 2024

Uiagalelei committed to Florida State on Monday, Pete Thamel of ESPN.com reports.

DETAILS: Florida State wanted a proven quarterback available for 2024, a year during which redshirt senior Jordan Travis is not expected to be eligible. Uiagalelei has experience excelling for two different colleges. While enrolled at Clemson 2022, he logged more than 3,000 scrimmage yards and 29 touchdowns. During 2023, Uiagalelei recorded a career high in passing yards, with 2,638 of them and 21 touchdowns across 12 games with Oregon State.

 

WR Kevin Coleman

Re-entering transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Coleman is re-entering the transfer portal, Jody Demling of 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: Coleman transferred from Jackson State to Louisville before the Cardinals' 2023 season. For both schools, he logged more than 25 receptions for at least 350 receiving yards and multiple touchdowns across a double-digit tally of games. Coleman would give interested teams a quality receiver who has proven to adapt well to new surroundings quite well.

 

Kendall Milton

Heading to NFL

Georgia

January 1, 2024

Milton declared for the 2024 NFL Draft on Monday, per a post on his personal Twitter account.

DETAILS: Milton compiled by far the best season of his college career in 2023, racking up 121 carries for 790 yards and 14 touchdowns. He'll aim to parlay that play into a career at the next level. He closed out his college career with a big showing against the Seminoles in the bowl game, compiling nine carries for 104 yards and a pair of scores, but he hasn't proven to be a major threat as a receiver just yet, tallying no more than four catches in a season.

 

QB KJ Jefferson

Commits to UCF

January 1, 2024

Jefferson has committed to transfer from Arkansas to UCF, Matt Zenitz of 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: Jefferson was rumored to have a number of big schools interested in his status, so this is a sizable pickup for the Knights. He heads to a UCF school with a number of talented pass catchers to pair for Jefferson after a rough year for the Hogs' offense in 2023, totaling 2,107 passing yards and a 19:8 TD:INT ratio. He added 161 carries for 447 yards and a pair of touchdowns as a rusher and should thrive with the Knights, taking over for another dual-threat option in John Rhys Plumlee.

 

QB Jaxson Dart

Returning to Ole Miss in 2024

January 1, 2024

Dart has elected to return to Ole Miss for the 2024 campaign, Tyler Komis of 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: This seemed the most likely route for Dart, despite the junior putting up 3,364 passing yards and a 23:5 TD:INT ratio in 2023, adding 119 carries for 391 yards and eight touchdowns as a runner. Dart should be one of the premier quarterbacks in the SEC and college fantasy next season.

 

QB Cameron Ward

Declares for 2024 NFL Draft

Washington State

January 1, 2024

Ward has elected to declare for the 2024 NFL Draft, On3 Sports reports.

DETAILS: Ward had previously entered the transfer portal and was believed to be a top target for multiple high-level teams, but he has decided to move on from the college game and will give it a go in the NFL. As a senior, Ward compiled 3,732 yards and a 25:7 TD:INT ratio and 120 carries for 144 yards and eight touchdowns in 2023. Ward may not be one of the top quarterbacks off the board in the 2024 NFL Draft, but he will presumably hear his name called at some point.

 

FB Christian Nash

Entering transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Nash has elected to put his name in the transfer portal, Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: Nash appeared in just two games for the Huskies as a redshirt freshman in 2023, racking up eight carries for 35 yards. He has elected to move on from Dekalb and will continue his college career elsewhere.

 

TE Nick Gallo

Not finished with college yet

TEVirginia Tech

KNEE

January 1, 2024

Gallo will be part of Virginia Tech's 2024 team, according to his announcement Monday.

DETAILS: Gallo will use his last season of collegiate eligibility. He logged 30 receptions for 256 yards across his 11 games during 2022. If his health remains intact and his positive trajectory is to be believed, there is a good chance Gallo can finish this year with his best statistical output.

 

QB Darren Grainger

Will declare for NFL Draft

Georgia State

January 1, 2024

Grainger will declare for the 2024 NFL Draft, according to his announcement Monday.

DETAILS: 2023 was Grainger's best year yet. As a passer, he completed 68.2 percent of 358 passes for 2,625 yards and a 20:7 TD:INT ratio across his 13 games. Grainger also reached 3,000 scrimmage yards and 30 touchdowns with help from 159 carries for 736 yards and 10 TDs.

 

WR Charles Ross

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Ross has entered the transfer portal, Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: Ross will consider a second transfer, his first being from Nevada to San Jose State, now that he has only one season of collegiate eligibility remaining. While enrolled at SJSU from 2021 to 2023, the wide receiver logged 65 catches for 856 yards and four touchdowns.

 

WR Jamaal Bell

Enters transfer portal

January 1, 2024

Bell has entered the transfer portal, Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: Bell logged 809 scrimmage yards and four touchdowns while enrolled at Nevada. But for the Wolf Pack, his best output was recorded as a kick returner. During 2023, Bell logged 439 kick-return yards, which helped him be Nevada's all-time leader in the statistical category.

 

WR Bryson Rodgers

Will enter portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Rodgers will enter the transfer portal, according to his announcement Sunday.

DETAILS: Rodgers wants better opportunities that he did not receive while enrolled at Ohio State. As part of OSU's 2023 team, the redshirt freshman logged zero receptions and targets.

 

WR Noah Rogers

Plans to enter portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Rogers plans to enter the transfer portal, Matt Zenitz of 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: Rogers did not log any receptions or targets as part of Ohio State's 2023 team. So after redshirting its season, the freshman will consider all options while preparing for 2024.

 

QB Emory Jones

Will declare for NFL Draft

Cincinnati

January 1, 2024

Jones will declare for the 2024 NFL Draft, according to his announcement Sunday.

DETAILS: For three different colleges, all of them in different conferences, Jones logged more than 1,500 scrimmage yards and 10 touchdowns each year from 2021 to 2023. He will bank on NFL teams believing in his proven ability to adapt as a starting quarterback.

 

QB Mason Kidd

Will enter portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Kidd will enter the transfer portal, according to his announcement Sunday.

DETAILS: Kidd did not log any snaps while part of Northern Illinois' football team. Having already used his redshirt, he will not use up any more time staying at a college that was unable to give him0 opportunities.

 

K Jared Zirkel

Commits to Texas A&M

January 1, 2024

Zirkel announced his commitment to Texas A&M on Sunday.

DETAILS: When Zirkel announced his entry into the transfer portal, he made it clear of his intent to enroll at a school relatively close to his family home in Texas. Texas A&M fulfilled that prerequisite, and he is expected to be the college's primary kickoff specialist during 2024.

 

K Chris Freeman

Signs with UConn

KUConn

January 1, 2024

Freeman signed with UConn on Saturday, according to the team.

DETAILS: UConn needed a placekicker after both Joe McFadden and Noe Ruelas decided to transfer from the college. Thus, its football team signed Freeman. The redshirt sophomore made 10 field goals and all but one of 30 extra points he attempted during 2023.

 

RB Andrew Wimmer

Enters transfer portal

RBNo Current School

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

Wimmer has entered the transfer portal, according to his announcement Friday.

DETAILS: Wimmer did not log any counting stats as a UNLV player. So now that the running back has only one season of collegiate eligibility, he will enroll elsewhere for his last campaign.

 

WR Senika McKie

Decides to enter portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

January 1, 2024

McKie has decided to enter the transfer portal, per his announcement Friday.

DETAILS: Having only one season of collegiate eligibility remaining, McKie will consider all his available options. He logged 40 receptions for 551 yards and two touchdowns as a UNLV receiver.

 

DT Darrell Jackson

Records three tackles

Florida State

January 1, 2024

Jackson (not injury related) logged three tackles during Florida State's game Saturday against Georgia.

DETAILS: Jackson was eligible for the postseason, and Florida State used him for it. The junior tackle can redshirt FSU's 2023 season and maintain at least one season of collegiate eligibility.

 

RB Ismail Mahdi

Will return next season

Texas State

December 31, 2023

Mahdi announced on his personal Twitter page that he'll return to Texas State for the 2024 season.

DETAILS: Mahdi announced he will return to Texas State for the 2024 season. In 2023 he rushed for 1331 yards with 10 scored, and he had 20 receptions for 275 yards. He should handle a strong workload out of the backfield once again.

 

Will Shipley

No structural damage after injury

Clemson

LEG

December 31, 2023

Shipley (knee) did not suffer any structural damage to his knee in the bowl game and will not require surgery, Jon Blau of The Charleston Post and Courier reports.

DETAILS: Shipley has not announced his plans for the 2024 season, but this is good news for the running back. He ended the 2023 campaign with 167 carries for 827 yards and five touchdowns, adding 31 catches for 244 yards and another two touchdowns as a receiver. Shipley hasn't decided whether to enter the 2024 NFL Draft or play with the Tigers as a senior next season.

 

QB JD Sherrod

Entering transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

December 31, 2023

Sherrod entered the transfer portal Sunday, per Rivals.com.

DETAILS: Sherrod didn't find the field as a freshman with Troy. The former three-star recruit will look for a new opportunity prior to the 2024 campaign.

 

QB Kai Horton

Withdraws from portal

Tulane

December 31, 2023

Horton announced Sunday that he's withdrawn from the transfer portal and will return to Tulane in 2024.

DETAILS: Horton saw action in four games with the Green Wave last season, completing 53.7 percent of his passes for 604 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. He'll return to Tulane with two years of eligibility remaining and the presumptive favorite to open the 2024 campaign at quarterback.

 

TE Marcus Velez

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

December 31, 2023

Velez entered the transfer portal Sunday, Pete Nakos of On3.com reports.

DETAILS: Velez failed to find the field in three seasons at Marshall. The 6-foot-6 tight end will now look for an opportunity elsewhere prior to the 2024 campaign.

 

QB Luke MacPhail

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

December 31, 2023

MacPhail announced Thursday that he'll be entering the transfer portal.

DETAILS: MacPhail saw action in a pair of Syracuse games this season, throwing just one pass for an interception. The 6-foot-4 quarterback will look for an opportunity elsewhere prior to the 2024 campaign.

 

TE Will Kacmarek

Heading to Ohio State

December 31, 2023

Kacmarek will transfer to Ohio State prior to the 2024 season, Spencer Holbrook of On3.com reports.

DETAILS: Kacmarek had 243 yards and two touchdowns on 22 receptions at Ohio last season. The 6-foot-6 tight end should compete for a role at Ohio State, especially now that Cade Stover is expected to enter the NFL draft.

 

WR C.J. Smith

Entering the portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

December 31, 2023

Smith entered the transfer portal Sunday, Hayes Fawcett of On3.com reports.

DETAILS: Smith hauled in six of seven targets for 116 yards as a freshman at Georgia. The 6-foot-3 wideout, a former four-star recruit, figures to garner power-five interest prior to the 2024 campaign.

 

QB Tedros Gleaton

Commits to Carson-Newman

December 31, 2023

Gleaton announced that he's transferring to Carson-Newman prior to the 2024 season.

DETAILS: After failing to see the field in two seasons at Navy, due in part to academic issues, Gleaton will now transfer to Division-II Carson-Newman, where he figures to open the 2024 season as the starting quarterback,

WR Tre Shackelford

Joining Washington State

Washington State

TRANSFER PORTAL

December 31, 2023

Shackelford will join Washington State prior to the 2024 season.

DETAILS: Shackelford logged 799 yards on 52 receptions and 10 touchdowns in 12 games at Austin Peay last season. The 6-foot-1 wideout will join a Cougars receivers corps that's already lost Kyle Williams to the transfer portal.

 

WR Christian Carter

Departing from Memphis

TRANSFER PORTAL

December 31, 2023

Carter has entered the transfer portal, Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: After spending one season with Memphis, Carter has opted to depart from the college. The 6-foot junior appeared in three games this season, totaling two receptions for 16 yards.

 

RB Delbert Mimms

Leaving NC State

TRANSFER PORTAL

December 31, 2023

Mimms has entered the NCAA transfer portal, Matt Zenitz of 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: Mimms will seek to move on from NC State after spending the last four seasons with the Wolfpack. Through 13 games in 2023, the 5-foot-11 redshirt junior totaled 96 carries for 282 yards and eight touchdowns. Mimms will look to find a goal-line role with a new program in 2024.

 

LB Nolan Ziegler

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

December 30, 2023

Ziegler will enter the NCAA Transfer Portal, Charleston Bowles of Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: Ziegler will enter the transfer portal after two seasons with Notre Dame. The 6-foot-3 linebacker logged 26 of 29 snaps on special teams this season.

 

WR Kentron Poitier

Suffers injury in bowl game

Florida State

UNDISCLOSED

December 30, 2023

Poitier left the game with an injury in Saturday's 63-3 defeat against Georgia, Dustin Lewis of SI.com reports.

DETAILS: Poitier headed to the locker room while being assisted by trainers during the first half and was not spotted on the second half of the game. The redshirt junior wide receiver was having his best. outing of the season and finished with four receptions for 84 yards, including an impressive catch on an 55-yard strike from quarterback Brock Glenn.

 

WR Tauskie Dove

Declares for 2024 NFL Draft

Memphis

December 30, 2023

Dove announced on his personal Twitter page that he will enter the 2024 NFL Draft.

DETAILS: Dove will enter the NFL Draft after playing in the Liberty Bowl. He ended the 2023 season having logged 17 catches for 260 yards and one touchdown across eight games.

 

K Carter Davis

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

December 30, 2023

Davis announced that he has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal.

DETAILS: Davis will look for a new opportunity after spending the last two seasons with Florida Atlantic. The sophomore kicker made one of two field goal attempts and all of his 16 extra point kicks across five appearances this season.

Kyle Eaves

Entering transfer portal

WRNo Current School

TRANSFER PORTAL

December 30, 2023

Eaves is entering the transfer portal, according to his X account.

DETAILS:

Eaves did not log any counting stats while enrolled at UTSA. So with two seasons of collegiate eligibility remaining, the wide receiver will transfer colleges in an attempt to play football.

 

WR Kalani Norris

Enters transfer portal

TRANSFER PORTAL

December 30, 2023

Norris announced on social media that he has entered the NCAA Transfer portal.

DETAILS: Norris will enter the transfer portal as a graduate transfer after finishing his last season with Middle Tennessee as an undergraduate. The redshirt junior wide receiver totaled 10 receptions for 51 yards and one touchdown in his 2023 campaign.

 

QB John Rhys Plumlee

Will pursue NFL career

Central Florida

December 30, 2023

Plumlee announced on his personal Twitter page Saturday that he has decided to declare for the 2024 NFL Draft.

DETAILS: Plumlee made 23 starts for UCF during his two years with the program, and he's coming off a 2023 season in which he completed 62.9 percent of his passes for 2,272 yards, 15 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He seems to be an echelon below other top quarterback prospects in the 2024 class, however, and it remains to be seen if a quarterback-needy team will take a chance on him as a rookie.

 

QB Tony Muskett

Returning to UVA

SHOULDER

December 30, 2023

Muskett (shoulder) is returning to Virginia for the team's 2024 season, Brad Franklin of Rivals.com reports.

DETAILS: After undergoing successful shoulder reconstruction surgery, Muskett feels like he has more to give, hence his decision to re-enroll at Virginia for the team's 2024 season. Having thrown for more than 1,000 passing yards during each of his last four seasons, he will look to keep the streak going next year as a redshirt senior with great upside.

 

WR Odieu Hiliare

Declares for NFL Draft

WRBowling Green

December 30, 2023

Hilliare announced Saturday that he is declaring for the 2024 NFL Draft.

DETAILS: Hilliare will focus on preparing for the NFL draft after finishing his fourth college season which saw him total 45 receptions for 532 yards and four touchdowns. The 6-foot wide receiver split his career between Alabama A&M and Bowling Green, amassing to 191 receptions for 2,430 yards and 23 touchdowns.

 

RB Jabari Small

Declares for NFL Draft

Tennessee

December 30, 2023

Small announced Saturday that he has declared for the 2024 NFL Draft.

DETAILS: Across 11 games in 2023, the senior running back totaled 95 carries for 475 yards and two touchdowns while reeling in seven receptions for 40 yards for the Volunteers. Small will set his focus on preparing for the NFL Draft.

 

CB Daniel Harris

Staying at Georgia

December 30, 2023

Harris will stay with Georgia in 2024, Matt Zenitz of 247Sports.com reports.

DETAILS: Harris had previously announed he would be enterting the NCAA Transfer Portal but has decided to remain with the Bulldogs. The freshman cornerback logged 80 snaps in defense across five appearances.

 

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