The following list features transfers from December 1 to December 24, 2021. All players (and their information) were collected via AthLinkd’s transfer portal database tool.
5. Michael Shaddix
OL | Jacksonville State
Shaddix was a 6’4″ 295-pound lineman recruit out of Alabama in the class of 2017. After redshirting, he saw action in every game including five starts as a redshirt freshman. Between 2019-2021, he would start every game for the Gamecocks and earn multiple all-conference honors before entering the portal in December 2021.
4. Evan Lovell
OL | Rhode Island
Lovell was a 6’4″ 305-pound guard recruit from Connecticut in the class of 2018. He appeared in three games as a true freshman and then would go on to start every game for Rhode Island between 2019-2021 before entering the portal in December 2021 and signing with Texas State soon after.
3. Preston Nichols
OL | Charleston Southern
Nichols was a 6’3″ 275-pound center recruit out of North Carolina in the class of 2018. After making an appearance on the line as a true freshman, he would become a staple over the next three seasons earning recognition from the conference. He entered the portal in December 2021.
2. Javonte Gardner
OL | Jackson State
Gardner was a 6’5″ 290-pound three-star tackle recruit out of Florida in the class of 2021. Originally, he was committed to Florida before switching to Jackon State in December 2020. Gardner also held offers from Kentucky and Minnesota. He entered the portal in December 2021.
1. Tre’mond Shorts
OL | East Tennessee State
Shorts was a 6’4″ 326-pound lineman recruit of Georgia in the class of 2017. After redshirting, he was recognized as a freshman All-American in 2018. He would earn all-conference honors in 2019 before being selected as an All-American in 2020 and 2021. He entered the portal in December 2021.