Welcome to the Transferportal.
It seemed impossible that a term in the 2018-19-19 college football thesaurus could abuse "RPO."
And yet we are here, three weeks from Clemson's inclusion of Alabama in the College Football Playoff Championship and there is a usurper: the famous portal full of transfer options.
Since then, the NCAA has taken measures to give student-athletes more control over their careers as players, and since college football sees more and more, more and more players are immediately admitted to a new school rather than the often-prescribed one-year term leave, and the transfer portal is omnipresent in discussions of college football.
For example, many know that Penn State has a trio of four star catchers "in the portal," but beyond that it goes; There are currently 1
Ohio State's portal entrances are well known and do not expect any major losses for the Buckeyes as they transition from Urban Meyer into the Ryan Day Era.
However, the Buckeyes – bringing back many talents in various key positions – are eagerly awaiting a decision that could allow the former five-star quarterback and the transfer of Georgia Justin Fields to immediately win in Columbus
Ohio's needs usually seem to insist on having an experienced senior quarterback. You can empower your squad with the steady stream of players entering the portal, either as transfer seekers looking for a new home, or graduates rounding out their college careers in a new environment, depth for the offensive line, and possibly something similar the narrow end position.
Fortunately, there are candidates who could help the Buckeyes All three groups of positions.
Lettermen Row attacks sources with direct access to the database and plunges into the portal to test some opportunities for the state of Ohio.
Nick Starkel, Texas A & M, Graduate Transfer, Pro-Style: The 6-foot-3-steel (215 pound) Starkel was previously recruited by the staff of Buckeyes Mike Yurcich, whose reputation for working with quarterbacks was prior to the arrival of the new passing play coordinator in Columbus, has two-digit appearances in his career and two years of eligibility yet – and he has already listed Ohio State as a possible target.
Josh Jackson, Virginia Tech, Graduate Transfer, Double Threat : The Hokies starter for d Playtime under Justin Fuente, Jackson, a 6-foot-1 (215-pound) Michigan native, has been recruited by several Big Ten schools, including Northwestern, Minnesota and Penn State. He struggled with injuries, but had a lot of experience as a starter.
Shane Buechele, Texas, Alumni Transfer, Double Threat: Under the former assistant to Buckeyes, Tom Herman, Buechele could represent the easiest transition to the US Ohio State offensive system. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound Buechele started double-digit games for the Longhorns before being completely ousted by Sam Ehlinger when the Longhors ended a surprising season with a Sugar Bowl win over favored Georgia.
Drew Richmond, Tennessee: The former Rivals.com five-star candidate and consensus of the top 100 recruits, Richmond, has the most of Last three seasons for the volunteers He has been engaged in Ole Miss before a day of signing in Tennessee, but Richmond has not met his preparation hype from afar. A change in scenery could benefit the native Memphis, Tenn., Who has also been interested in Manny Diaz and the Miami Hurricanes since joining the portal two weeks ago.
Josh Wariboko-Alali, UCLA: Wariboko-Alali, a former four-star offensive guard who held an Ohio state bid from Oklahoma City, was a former honor commissioner to the Bruins who was one more year Has electoral rights. At 6 feet 2 and nearly 300 pounds he has experience in 20 career games, but signed up and signed and played the early part of his Bruins career before Chip Kelly's arrival.
Alex Gellerstedt, Penn State: Gellerstedt, a former three-star prospect with limited experience for the Nittany Lions, may be able to reach graduation in two years. The 6-foot-6, 311-pound tackle hails from Dublin, Ohio.
It should also be noted that the Illinois Big Ten program has four senior offensive linemen exploring their transfer options. Tackles Reuben Unije, Andrew Trainer and Larry Boyd explore all transfer options, as does Center Zeke Martin.
Eli Wolf, Tennessee: Eli Wolf was accompanied in Tennessee by his brother Ethan. He was hugged in 2018 by the new coaches of Vols under Jeremy Pruitt. Wolf even visited the SEC Media Days. But he did not play a big role for Tennessee. He is 6-foot-4, 225-pound and has two more years of eligibility. Wolf does his best in the slot against linebacker and has praised his coaches for improving the physique in the blocking game. Like Gellerstedt, Wolf comes from Ohio.