Why not bring in Ramsey, let him compete for the job and improve the quarterback room? The UCLA Bruins haven't gotten going under coach Chip Kelly, and two-year starting guard Chris Murray is looking for a fresh start. He managed to return that season against Michigan State and appeared in six games.
Unfortunately, a fractured left foot injury cut his freshman season short just three weeks in. Perhaps it seemed like a shock when Indiana quarterback Peyton Ramsey entered the transfer portal. These are some of the top remaining players based on talent, production at previous stops and, in some cases, their upside if they get a bigger opportunity to showcase their skills elsewhere. There are no reports about where he may land, but it would be great to see him switch places with King and head to Houston, where he would play for head coach Dana Holgorsen.
Plenty of teams could use a player like McCloud, but the guess here is he goes with a wild card and heads to LSU to join DBU. No, Shelley isn't a typical Dykes quarterback, but he'd be a quality player in the AAC.
Even with a crowded Wolverines D-line returning, Swann could finish his career with the school of his dreams and compete for the Big Ten title. VT Scoop's Evan G. Watkins says Bussey should be a "top of the board" transfer option for the Hokies, and that's probably the case for several teams. Prior to making a return to action, Black fractured his other foot in the weeks leading up the 2018 regular season. The 'Noles could use a player of Whitlow's ilk, even if they have to wait a year for him. Let's take a look at some final predictions of where the top remaining transfers will land.
At the very least, he'll give a good team quality depth.
Michigan wideout Tarik Black will enroll at Texas as a grad transfer.
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Can you imagine another stud alongside Ja'Marr Chase, Justin Jefferson, Terrace Marshall Jr. and Thaddeus Moss? He has one year of eligibility remaining and is immediately eligible as a graduate transfer. With a little more than 12 minutes left in the fourth quarter of Michigan football's blowout win over Penn State, quarterback Shea Patterson dropped back to pass, looking to add another touchdown to the Wolverines' 28-0 lead. As a freshman, Black suffered a fractured foot early in the season just to fracture his other foot before the 2018 season. "He's not overly dynamic or explosive and his production hasn't matched the expectations that were set for him as a freshman, but he's a guy that can be really productive in the right offense," said Barton Simmons, 247Sports director of scouting, in a May 11 evaluation discussing Black as a transfer with Horns247.
Former Michigan Wolverines wide receiver Tarik Black has announced his transfer destination after a few months wait, posting on Twitter on Tuesday night that he … But Swann should think bigger. With just one season of eligibility remaining, Brown will want to play immediately, but it's unclear what his market looks like. Michigan transfer WR Tarik Black hints at Miami Hurricanes. He's leaving Auburn, and if he isn't granted a waiver, he'll have to sit a season and have just one year of eligibility remaining. Losing him is a major blow to the Bruins.
For a player like Tarik Black, who endured a lot during his time at Michigan, a change of scenery was much-needed. Your “I Voted” can be your ticket to good deals on food and drinks around town. He started 2019's first six games before he went down with a knee injury. With one year remaining, he may be the top receiver in the portal—even though Black is the bigger name. His breakout season likely will have to come elsewhere. "I don't know how much contact or who's talked with who, but according to people close to Bussey, the Hurricanes have at least made it known that they're interested in him. The graduate transfer wide receiver from Michigan made a splash in his Longhorns debut as he caught five passes for 80 yards (16.0 average), including a long of 36, and one touchdown. Tarik Black has put his name into the transfer portal and why it wasn’t surprising, it was disappointing for Michigan football. Senator calls Astros 'miserable cheaters' at SC hearing.
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One intriguing option would be for him to stay in the SEC West and play for new Arkansas coach Sam Pittman, who has a rugged style. Here’s a few video clips highlighting what he can bring to the Longhorns offense as a deep threat. He was ahead of his highly touted classmates, Donovan Peoples-Jones, Nico Collins and Oliver Martin, and it showed. The 6'2", 298-pounder will receive interest from lots of teams, and popular transfer destination Miami (per FanSided) already has been thrown around.
The Georgia native could help Geoff Collins accelerate the rebuild with the Yellow Jackets. After the game, Black took to Twitter with a simple message for Texas senior quarterback Sam Ehlinger, who completed 25 of 33 passes (75.8 percent) for 426 yards and five touchdowns.
Black came to Texas by way of Michigan after catching 40 passes for 507 yards (12.7 average) and two touchdowns in 21 games (nine starts) from 2017-19. In his first three games in 2017, Black had 149 receiving yards — the most on the team — and seemed primed for stardom. 1 recruit in Connecticut, Black appeared in 20 games at Michigan with nine career starts. In others, it's still a crapshoot where they'll wind up, so some of these predictions are guesses based on need or geographic/positional fit. In a 56-27 blowout loss against arch-rival Ohio State to close out the regular season, Black played only 20 offensive snaps.
Coach Kyle Whittingham landed a big target when South Carolina transfer quarterback Jake Bentley elected in December to play his final season in Salt Lake City, though. Black, a former four-star recruit from Connecticut, fits the prototypical mold as the type of outside receiver that Yurcich wants to work with in his spread system — an offense that’s predicated on taking shots down the field. A post shared by Tarik Black (@tarikblack7) on Apr 28, 2020 at 6:14pm PDT Black, who spent the past three seasons in Ann Arbor, announced his entry into the NCAA transfer … 24/7 Sports News Network. As a redshirt freshman in 2019, he completed 61.2 percent of his passes for 2,187 yards, 19 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Former Michigan WR Tarik Black transfers to Texas, Plans to rebuild tornado-ravaged schools delayed but DISD focused on ‘can-do’ spirit one year later, What makes Whataburger’s Fancy Ketchup so unique?
Stanford will have a difficult time with remaining a Pac-12 force if the Cardinal continue to lose transfers.
Nick Moyle is a New Jersey native and an alum of Rutgers University and Indiana University's National Sports Journalism Center. After redshirting that year, Whitlow made the Freshman All-SEC team in 2018 and battled through injuries for another quality campaign last season. Collins, Peoples-Jones and Black are also the biggest scholarship receivers on the roster; their departures could theoretically hamper Michigan's ability to throw jump balls downfield.
Alex Briseno. With Tarik Black , you could see the writing on the wall.
If Black has indeed played his last game in a winged helmet, we'll look back at his career as star-crossed, and think about what might've been.
(Photo by William Purnell/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images), Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger, left, and linebacker Joseph Ossai, right, celebrate the team's win over Utah in the Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game in San Antonio, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. At 6'2", 193 pounds, Bussey was a major part of the Mean Green's success in 2017 and '18 when he caught a ton of passes from quarterback Mason Fine and helped a program turnaround.