1. Fentrel Cypress, CB, Virginia
Overall Transfer Rank: No.4
latest: Fentrel Cypress visited Florida the weekend before Christmas and reportedly loved what he saw. 247 t per NorseThe Rock Hill, South Carolina native was named Second Team All-ACC and Pro Football Focus First Team All-ACC in a remarkable 2022 campaign. He had 39 tackles and a whopping 14 PBUs, but targeting according to the PFF allowed him a 58.2 NFL passer rating.
2. Grayson McCall, QB, Coastal Carolina
Overall Transfer Rank: No.6
latest: With the transfer market for quarterbacks finally slowing down, Grayson McCall is the most available of the players who have yet to commit or sign to play elsewhere. Given his strong numbers with Chanticleers under former coach Jamie Chadwell.threw McCall 8,019 yards and 78 touchdowns 3 seasons in Coastal Carolina, was set to visit auburn Earlier this month, but didn’t. 〇Other Power Five programs are underway. Hammer suggested before Christmas that he wouldn’t rule out Chadwell’s new school, Liberty, as an option for McCall, who won the league’s Player of the Year award three times in his conference history with the Sun Belt. The only player to win the award.
3. Jahad Carter, S, Syracuse
Overall Transfer Rank: No. 13
latest: Jahad Carter, the top-ranked safety still available on the portal, is interested in Ohio State, according to Bucknuts. A difference maker and a huge loss to Dino Barbers’ defensive plans for 2023. , 5 interceptions and 12 passes defensed.
4. Dante Cephas, WR, Kent
Overall Transfer Rank: No. 21
latest: Dante Cephas told 247Sports earlier this month that he would like to start school sometime in January, drawing interest from many schools. Now he has his 247Sports Crystal Ball predictions to Penn State. The Cephas certification remains for two years. He signed with Kent State in his 2019 class and came onto the scene in 2021 as he caught 82 passes for 1,240 yards and he scored nine touchdowns. He continued his offensive rebuilding job for 744 yards this season, with him scoring 48 receptions and his three touchdowns.
5. Marshawn Lloyd, RB, South Carolina
Overall Transfer Rank: No.27
latest: Marshawn Lloyd is eligible for the NFL Draft as a former four-star recruit in the 2020 class. Lloyd had 573 yards and nine touchdowns on 111 carries this season, but he missed three games due to injury. His sophomore year managed 169 yards on the ground in South Carolina’s victory over Charlotte and recorded another 110 rushing yards for Kentucky. There have been rumors in the past few days that Lloyd may be returning to Gamecock.
6. Brennan Armstrong, QB, Virginia
Overall Transfer Rank: No.35
latest: Oklahoma and Wisconsin are mentioned as potential landing sites for Brennan Armstrong. According to 247Sports’ Chris Hummer, Two years ago, he led the Power Five with 4,449 yards, threw for 31 touchdowns, and completed 65.2% of his passes. After that, he headed his coach, offensively his coordinator, and half of Virginia’s starting offense left. And 2022 didn’t work out as a result. Armstrong was one of the worst P5 QBs this season. He threw almost double his number of INTs (12), had touchdowns (7), and had a completion rate of only 54.7% for him. That erratic play makes it difficult to evaluate Armstrong. However, most teams see his 2022 as an anomaly rather than a trend, and he certainly has some interest.
7. Dont’e Thornton, WR, Oregon
Overall Transfer Rank: No.40
latest: by Duck Territory, Dont’e Thornton, a highly touted four-star WR in the 2021 class, ranked as the 57th best player in the country.He started his career alongside his fellow wide receivers Troy FranklinThornton played sparingly in just four games as a freshman, but played in 11 games in the 2022 season. In the final four games of the season, Thornton caught nine passes for 237 yards and scored one touchdown. On November 19 against Utah, Thornton had the best performance of his Oregon career as he caught four passes for 151 yards.
8. Luke Altmaier, QB, Ole Miss
Overall Transfer Rank: No.42
latest: This season, Ole Miss’s talented backup quarterback, Luke Altmaier, took on USC transfer Jackson Dart in September, and Lane Kiffin ultimately chose the rookie as their leader.Around ole miss spirit, Kiffin After Dart was named the permanent starter in Week 4, he went so far as to say that he had spoken with Altmaier and his family and made plans for the rest of the season, playing only three games. He has three seasons playing elsewhere and will soon qualify.Illinois is mentioned among the possibilities.
9. Dillon Johnson, RB, Mississippi
Overall Transfer Rank: No.45
latest: Dillon Johnson hasn’t ruled out returning to Starkville, according to Gene’s Page. Johnson has been courted by several programs since entering the portal, but remains in a relationship with Bulldog.It will likely be another two weeks before Johnson makes a final decision. Jeans Page’s Steve Robertson reported two days before Christmas. Sources close to the situation share that Johnson is down to his four schools, Mississippi being one of the four. The state’s biggest win in the transfer portal process may be returning Johnson and Thomas to the fold.
10. Gunner Britton, OT, Western Kentucky
Overall Transfer Rank: No.48
latest: Britton, who visited Mississippi earlier this month, is a South Carolina native and an All Conference USA performer at left tackle.
“It was a different vibe,” said the 6-foot-6, 305-pound Britton from Mississippi. “I love everything about Starkville, it’s football and school. It’s the kind of thing I’m looking for for my final year, and football is all about the place. So it was a little bit different.” .”
Brian Dohn and Chris Hummer contributed to this report.