Rivals Transfer Portal – Ranking Big 12’s Top Transfer Portal Additions for 2022
The season has seen a lot of movement in the transfer portal, as notable big names have found new homes. Here’s a look at the biggest transfer portal additions in the Group of 12 heading into the 2022 college football season.
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10. CV Alan Ali, TCU
Alan Ali signed with SMU as a three-star prospect in the 2017 class. Now, he’s following the head coach Sonny Dykes arrive TCU, where he will make an immediate impact. Ali was an all-conference pick with the Mustangs, starting a number of games throughout his career in Dallas and has demonstrated an ability to play up front.
9. DT Jeffery Johnson, Oklahoma
Jeffery Johnson signed with Tulane out of high school as a three-star high. After blooming in New Orleans with the Green Wave, Johnson moved to Norman to play with a defensive mindset Brent Venables in Oklahoma. Johnson started four seasons at Tulane and provided the Sooners with an experienced defender in the trenches.
8. QB Adrian Martinez, Kansas State
Adrian Martinez ink with Nebraska was a potential Rivals100 client in 2017. There were highs and lows during Martinez’s tenure at Lincoln, at times the star’s ability to shine and tussle against others. A new beginning at Kansas State give Martinez a chance to come back and find his place in the Big 12.
7. DT Jaxon Player, Baylor
Former Waco Midfielder (Texas) Player Jaxon was back in the area where he played on Friday nights. The player arrives Baylor After impressing at Tulsamultiple times won all-conference titles – including a nod to Team First’s All-AAC in 2020. Dave Aranda has made a career of building solid defences and Player is a perfect fit for that.
6. OG McKade Mettauer, Oklahoma
Oklahoma there has been some struggle along the front lines of attack in 2021. More Cal people in line to attack McKade Mettauer has a chance to get things back on track for the Sooners. The Houston native started three seasons in Pac-12 and gave Brent Venables and Bill Bedenbaugh an experienced plug-and-play player.
5. CB Mark Perry, TCU
TCU hit hard in the transfer portal, lost both Zach Evans (Ole Miss) and Ochaun Mathis (Nebraska) this season. That causes the player to land such as Mark Perrya start in the second, very important.
Perry has made more than 60 tackles from his full-back position in 2021, also adding three interceptions and becoming a key starter on the field. Colorado defense last fall. Perry has impressed in matches with the Horned Frogs and is expected to have a big role.
4. CV Cole Spencer, Texas Tech
Before Western Kentucky people in line to attack Cole Spencer maybe not the flashiest name, but his move in Texas Technology have the opportunity to be greatly rewarded for Joey McGuire and Red Raiders. Spencer started 44 games in attack for the Hilltoppers, winning the first-team all-around title last season.
Spencer watched the attack coordinator Zach Kittley from Bowling Green to Lubbock, so it doesn’t need to be adjusted much to fit the diagram. He’s a protective plug-and-play player with the ability to slide out to tackle.
3. WR Isaiah Neyor, Texas
Texas Go out and add firepower to Steve Sarkisian to work with the second year of his term. Isaiah Neyor to Austin after starring in Wyomingcaught 44 passes of 878 yards and 12 touchdowns as a freshman in red in 2021.
Neyor stands out for his big play, as evidenced by more than 20 yards per touch, and he has the opportunity to become the No. 2 scorer in a talented strike. Neyor should complement the star expansion Xavier Worthy well and become the preferred target of whoever wins the QB battle in Austin.
2. QB Quinn Ewers, Texas
Talking about the quarterback battle at Texas, Quinn Ewers 2nd place on this list. The former five-star player was rated the nation’s #1 overall player upon graduating from high school – despite entering a year early.
The reason Ewers didn’t top these charts was simply lack of experience. It remains to be seen what Ewers can do at the university level. However, he looks fit to take the starting spot in Steve Sarkisian’s attack, and the talent he possessed was obvious.
1. QB Dillon Gabriel, Oklahoma
Standing at the top of the list is Oklahoma midfielder Dillon Gabrielwho moved to Norman from UCF. Gabriel signed with the Golden Knights as a high-profile three-star prospect during the 2018 recruitment from Hawaii. He threw more than 8,000 yards and scored a 70 to 14 interception rate in three seasons in Orlando.
Now in Oklahoma, Gabriel has a chance to hit the big numbers on a bigger stage in Brent Venables‘first season in Norman. Attack Coordinator Jeff Lebby put his midfielders in great positions for success on the pitch, and Gabriel will thrive in the system.