The Big 12 are heavy with the transfer gate movement during the 2022 college football season. Driven by coaching changes and other factors, there are plenty of new faces in the new homes.
Here are some transfers that started hot during the conference. Ewers would most likely be on this list if it weren’t for the injury he sustained against Alabama in week two.
DILLON GABRIEL, OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma midfielder Dillon Gabriel is one of the most notable transfer additions at the convention this season. Before UCF Signal callers have hit the ground running in Norman, helping engineer an attack Sooners has shown the possibility of reaching the run home.
Gabriel completed 67% of his passes for 759 yards and seven touchdowns. He averages 9.7 yards per attempt and has yet to make a single intercept in three games. Oklahoma is poised to perform yet again in the Big 12 with this type of quarterback.
LONNIE PHELPS, KANSAS
Finish Miami Defense (Ohio) Lonnie Phelps made a big impact this season. He has 14 tackles, five loss tackles and three cuts in three games. Phelps is second in the Big 12 in terms of bags and has emerged as a difference-maker in the early stages of the schedule.
Kansas seems to have hit gold.
COLBY REEDER, IOWA STATE
Colby Reeder perfectly fit Matt Campbell in the State of Iowa. The former Delaware celebrity made a big impact with Cyclones from his position as guardian.
Reeder has 12 tackles, one rescue and has had two Cyclones interceptions in three games. He had consecutive matches with a harvest – including a huge pick against Iowa in the state rivalry game.
Reeder was recently named Big 12 co-rookie of the week, and he is emerging as one of the most underrated defenders in the nation.
MCKADE METTAUER, OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma gained a major addition through the portal when McKade Mettauer chose to move closer to his home state. Mettauer has landed a starting role with the Sooners and is proving to be a force in the trenches. He plays a physical brand of football, often blocking through the whistle and setting the tone for a team that loves to run football.
JT DANIELS, WEST VIRGINIA
West Virginia midfielder JT Daniels found a fresh start with Climber. Before USC and Georgia The signal caller showed off his arm talent in Morgantown, pushing the ball down the court and making difficult throws come easy.
Daniels isn’t perfect, but he’s had his moments earlier this season. He threw 956 yards and seven touchdowns and two interceptions, and one more touchdown run.
Daniels had fun watching with the offensive coordinator Graham Harrell call plays.