Here’s an overview of Michigan football players going through and through the transfer portal.
Players coming to East Lansing for 2023 season
RB Nathan Carter, Connecticut
Vitals: 5-9, 199.
Buzz: Carter threw 405 yards on 65 carries (6.2 yards per carry) in five games as a sophomore this season, and rushed for 190 yards on 20 carries in the season opener against Utah. He ran for 21 yards on six carries in Week 4 against Michigan. In 2021, he made 125 attempts for 578 yards, scored 2, and received 19 yards for 127 yards.
TE Jaylan Franklin, Wisconsin
Vitals: 6-4, 220.
Buzz: Franklin was Gibraltar Carlson’s standout duel threat quarterback and basketball player, but by 2020, the Badgers had switched from linebacker to tight end. He mostly played on special teams. He has one year left on his qualification.
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TE Ademola Faleye, Norfolk
Vitals: 6-7, 235.
Buzz: Faleye offers huge size at this position, but has only caught 93 passing yards and two touchdowns in 20 games over the past two seasons. He hails from Brockton, Massachusetts and is eligible to play two seasons.
TE Tyneil Hopper, Boise
Vitals: 6-2, 250.
Buzz: With 13 catches for 108 yards in eight games this season, he is set to come to MSU as a one-year qualified graduate transfer. In 2021 he had 7 receptions and he scored 2 touchdowns. He is from Roswell, Georgia.
CB Semar Melvin, Wisconsin
Vitals: 5-11, 163.
Buzz: I was a 3-star recruit in the Class of 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
K Jonathan Kim, North Carolina
Vitals: 6-0, 210.
Buzz: Originally from Fredericksburg, Virginia, Class of 2019.
Transfer from East Lansing for 2023 season
LB Carson Castile
Buzz: Castile, a redshirt freshman linebacker from Florence, Alabama, has appeared in eight games and has no stats this season. Missed 2021 due to injury.
WR Jermie Bernard
Buzz: Bernard — who was a high school teammate of MSU backup QB Katin Houser for two seasons in Henderson, Nevada — will appear in 12 games in 2022, catching seven passes for 128 yards and two touchdowns. was recorded. Bernard, a four-star recruit, was originally signed to Washington, but was released from his letter of intent after the Huskies changed coaches.
DL Chase Carter
Buzz: Carter is a freshman and a 3-star prospect in the 2022 class. He appeared in his one game against Akron.
Buzz: They started the season as a reserve, but were eventually inserted into the starting lineup after eight MSU defensive players were suspended in the Michigan-MSU Tunnel Incident on October 29. During the season he appeared in seven games and recorded a total of nine tackles. Hunt was a former three-star recruit in his class of 2019 at Belleville.
Buzz: Like Hunt, Mallory was a reserve but started in the final month of the season. In 2022, he participated in 8 games and recorded a total of 16 tackles. Mallory is from Bolingbrook, Illinois, where he joined MSU in the 2018 recruiting class.
DL Michael Fletcher
Buzz: Fletcher, from Flint-Carmen-Ainsworth, has made eight appearances this season. The 6-foot-6-inch, 260-pounder recorded his career-high 13 tackles. He was Michigan’s top defensive lineman in his 2019 class.
K. Jack Stone
Buzz: Stone finished 2-4 in field goal attempts as a freshman in 2022. The 6-foot, 190-pound Dallas native had only 13 of his touchbacks, though he handled kickoffs on 53 attempts all season.