The following list features transfers from October 1 to October 31, 2021. All players (and their information) were collected via AthLinkd’s transfer portal database tool.
5. Devontae Dean
RB | Arkansas-Monticello
Dean was a Class of 2017 recruit out of Arkansas at 5’10” 205 pounds. After redshirting in 2017, he recorded 302 yards on 74 carries in 2018 (nine games) and 799 yards on 179 carries in 2019 (ten games). He entered the transfer portal in early October 2021.
4. Kelan Smith
WR | Texas A&M-Commerce
Smith was a Class of 2016 recruit out of Texas at 6’1″ 170 pounds. He redshirted his first year on campus and played in sixteen games the following two seasons. He broke out as a junior in 2019 catching 44 passes for 437 yards and four touchdowns. He entered the transfer portal in early October 2021.
3. Trey Mitchell
QB | Carson-Newman
Mitchell was a Class of 2017 recruit out of Tennessee at 6’4″ 230 pounds. He began at Coahoma Community College before playing for East Tennessee State in 2018 and 2019. In 2019, he made eleven starts for the Buccaneers- completing 56% of his passes for 1616 yards and 11 touchdowns. He transferred to Carson-Newman in 2020 where he limitedly appeared. He entered the transfer portal in mid-October 2021.
2. Yaquub Mohamed
LB | Bemidji State
Mohamed was a Class of 2017 recruit out of Minnesota at 6’0″ 220 pounds. After redshirting his first season, he appeared in all eleven games as a redshirt freshman. As a sophomore, he started the entire season recording 52 tackles, 4 TFLs, 1.5 sacks, and 3 QB hits- earning him all-conference honors. He entered the transfer portal in mid-October 2021.
1. Kendrick Scarbrough
DL | Truman State
Scarbrough was a Class of 2020 recruit out of Illinois at 6’0″ 275 pounds. In his first and only season with the Bulldogs, he earned first team all-conference honors after recording multiple TFLs, sacks, and hurries in an abbreviated season. He entered the transfer portal in mid-October 2021.