Dec 29, 2020; San Antonio, TX, USA; Colorado Buffaloes quarterback Sam Noyer (4) throws a pass against the Texas Longhorns during the first half at Alamodome. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Colorado QB Sam Noyer enters transfer portal

Colorado starting quarterback Sam Noyer has entered the transfer portal with one year of eligibility remaining.

Noyer, who earned second-team All-Pac-12 honors in 2020, informed the school Monday of his decision. Noyer entered the portal after the 2019 season but decided to stay after Karl Dorrell was named the new coach.

“I’ve obviously enjoyed my time here at CU, and deciding to come back here was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made,” Noyer said in a statement released by the school. “The season was everything I thought it would be and more. But at the same time, I didn’t finish the season well, partly due to my shoulder injury. So now I’m looking forward to a new opportunity and a fresh start, a place where they need a veteran quarterback who has the added experience of playing on both sides of the ball.”

Noyer started all six games for the Buffaloes last season, leading them to a 4-2 record and a bowl berth. He passed for 1,101 yards with six touchdowns and seven interceptions.

He was also the Buffaloes’ second-leading rusher, averaging 4.0 yards per carry for 208 yards with five touchdowns.

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Alabama running back Keilan Robinson (2) breaks free for a long touchdown against New Mexico State at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Saturday September 7, 2019.


Alabama RB Keilan Robinson transferring to Texas

Former Alabama running back Keilan Robinson is transferring to Texas.

The 5-foot-9, 190-pound sophomore opted out of the 2020 season after rushing for 254 yards and two touchdowns in eight games as a true freshman with the Crimson Tide in 2019.

Robinson announced his destination on social media on Sunday, posting photos of himself in a Longhorns uniform on Twitter. He rejoins former Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian, now the head coach in Austin.

Robinson, who entered the NCAA transfer portal last week, was a four-star recruit in the Class of 2019 out of Washington, D.C.

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Sep 12, 2020; Lawrence, Kansas, USA; Kansas Jayhawks cornerback Karon Prunty (9) wears a Black Lives Matter shirt during warmups before a game against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas CB Karon Prunty enters transfer portal

Kansas sophomore cornerback Karon Prunty announced Sunday he is entering the NCAA transfer portal.

Prunty was an All-Big 12 honorable mention selection as a freshman after starting all nine games for the Jayhawks in 2020 and tallying 26 tackles, nine pass breakups and one interception.

“First, I would like to thank (Kansas defensive backs) coach (Chevis) Jackson and coach Miles for believing in me, and giving me an opportunity to play for the University of Kansas football program and earn an education,” Prunty posted on Twitter. “I made life long friends while I was there and it was a very hard decision to make but I had to make this decision due to personal reasons. With that being said I’ve decided to enter the transfer portal. I want to thank the coaching staff, teammates, academic advisors, and the fans for supporting me since the first day I stepped on campus.”

Prunty was a three-star recruit in the Class of 2020 out of Portsmouth, Va. He chose the Jayhawks over offers from Virginia Tech, Tennessee, Pittsburgh, Richmond, Temple, Charlotte, Liberty and Marshall, according to the Kansas football team’s website.

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Dec 12, 2020; Columbia, Missouri, USA; Georgia Bulldogs defensive back Major Burns (20) defends against the Missouri Tigers during the second half at Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

LSU lands Georgia transfer DB Major Burns

Defensive back Major Burns, who played his freshman season at Georgia in 2020, announced Tuesday that he will transfer to LSU.

Burns, who played at Madison Prep Academy in Baton Rouge, La., put it quite simply.

“I’m coming home,” he posted on Twitter, the caption accompanying a photo illustration of him in a Tigers uniform.

As a freshman at Georgia, he played in six games and made five tackles. He entered the transfer portal two weeks ago.

In high school, he committed to both LSU and Texas A&M before decommitting and ultimately choosing the Bulldogs. He was a four-star prospect and ranked as the No. 13 safety in the country in the 2020 class by the 247Sports composite.

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Tennessee linebacker Henry To'o To'o (11) celebrates his first down after a catch on a fake punt during the second quarter at Vanderbilt Stadium Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020 in Nashville, Tenn.


LB Henry To’o To’o announces transfer to Alabama

Tennessee linebacker Henry To’o To’o announced Saturday he will play next season at Alabama, spurning another primary suitor, Ohio State, and other top programs.

A member of the Class of 2019, To’o To’o was a four-star recruit and ranked as the No. 3 outside linebacker in the nation by the 247Sports composite.

In 23 games over two seasons with the Volunteers, the Northern California native made 148 tackles (15 for loss) and had 1 1/2 sacks, one interception, a fumble recovery and five passes defensed.

He entered the transfer portal in January following the dismissal of coach Jeremy Pruitt after an in-house investigation into alleged recruiting violations.

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Jan 11, 2021; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Jameson Williams (6) against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2021 CFP National Championship Game. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Ex-Ohio State WR Jameson Williams transferring to Alabama

Former Ohio State wide receiver Jameson Williams announced Monday he is transferring to Alabama.

He entered the transfer portal last week after he was unable to win a starting position in spring workouts. He caught 15 passes for 266 yards and three touchdowns in two seasons with the Buckeyes.

Williams posted two images on Twitter wearing a Crimson Tide uniform, with the caption “The Next Chapter.”

In his last game with Ohio State, he caught one pass for 14 yards in a 52-24 loss to Alabama in the national championship game on Jan. 11, 2021.

A 6-foot-2, 188-pound junior from St. Louis, Williams is eligible to play immediately as the Tide look to replace first-round NFL draft picks DeVonta Smith and Jaylen Waddle.

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New Mexico State redshirt linebacker Devin Richardson has two sacks in the past two games.

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New Mexico State LB Devin Richardson transfers to Texas

Former New Mexico State linebacker Devin Richardson is transferring to Texas, 247Sports reported Sunday.

The 6-foot-3, 237-pound Richardson had 69 tackles and two sacks in 10 starts as a redshirt freshman in 2019.

The Aggies’ 2020 season was postponed to the spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Richardson played in one game, registering eight tackles against Tarleton State on Feb. 21.

He was a three-star recruit in the Class of 2018 out of Klein, Texas, and has three seasons of eligibility remaining.

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Oct 14, 2017; Knoxville, TN, USA; General view of the SEC logo during the second quarter of the game between the Tennessee Volunteers and South Carolina Gamecocks at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Report: QB Jayden George, son of Jeff, enters transfer portal

Alabama backup quarterback Jayden George has put his name in the transfer portal, 247Sports reported Friday.

The son of former NFL quarterback Jeff George, he walked on with the Crimson Tide in 2019. He redshirted his first year on campus and didn’t see action in a game last season.

The 6-foot-3 George played in high school at Warren Central in Indianapolis and led his team to the Indiana Class 6A state championship in 2018.

Former five-star recruit Bryce Young is expected to replace Mac Jones at quarterback for the Crimson Tide.

Jeff George played at Illinois and Purdue before the Indianapolis Colts drafted him No. 1 overall in 1990. He played 12 seasons in the NFL and threw for 27,602 yards with the Colts, Atlanta Falcons, Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings, Washington Redskins, Seattle Seahawks and Chicago Bears.

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Nov 21, 2020; Piscataway, New Jersey, USA; Michigan Wolverines quarterback Joe Milton (5) throws the ball against Rutgers Scarlet Knights defensive lineman Mike Tverdov (97) and defensive lineman Michael Dwumfour (99) during the first half at SHI Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Reports: Ex-Michigan QB Joe Milton headed to Tennessee

Oct 11, 2020; Arlington, Texas, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) throws a pass before the game against the New York Giants at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Former Michigan quarterback Joe Milton has transferred to Tennessee, multiple outlets reported Monday.

While new coach Josh Heupel hasn’t confirmed the move, Tennessee-focused website Volquest confirmed he is listed in the school’s student directory. He is expected to begin classes during the summer semester.

Milton is a graduate transfer but has three years of eligibility remaining. He announced his decision to enter the transfer portal in February on Twitter.

Milton was named the Wolverines starter for 2020 before being replaced by Cade McNamara for the final two games of the season. Milton completed 56.7 percent of his passes for 1,077 yards with four touchdowns and four interceptions.

Michigan finished 2-4 last season.

The Volunteers were 3-7 and fired coach Jeremy Pruitt after the season following an investigation into allegations of recruiting improprieties. The quarterback position never was settled in 2020, with Pruitt using five quarterbacks, each of whom appeared in four or more games.

Jarrett Guarantano, who took most of the snaps for Tennessee last season, transferred to Washington State, and JT Shrout moved on to Colorado. Still, with the addition of Milton, Tennessee’s quarterback room would be a who’s who of former standout high school players, including returnees Harrison Bailey and Brian Maurer, and Virginia Tech transfer Hendon Hooker.

The 6-foot-5 Milton, who is from Florida, was a four-star recruit in the Class of 2018.

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Nov 14, 2020; Lubbock, Texas, USA;  Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Alan Bowman (10) calls signals in the second half in the game against the Baylor Bears at Jones AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Ex-Texas Tech QB Alan Bowman transfers to Michigan

Former Texas Tech quarterback Alan Bowman is transferring to Michigan, he announced Sunday.

“Lets get to work!! #GoBlue,” he captioned a photo he posted on Twitter that showed him wearing a Michigan uniform.

A graduate transfer, he’ll be eligible to play immediately, and he has three years of eligibility remaining.

The arrival of a veteran quarterback should be welcome news to coach Jim Harbaugh.

Joe Milton, who started the 2020 season as Michigan’s quarterback, entered the transfer portal 10 days ago, becoming the second QB to leave the program. Dylan McCaffrey opted out of the 2020 season and since transferred to Northern Colorado, where he’ll play for his father, former NFL receiver Ed McCaffrey.

Bowman becomes the fourth scholarship quarterback on Michigan’s roster, joining Cade McNamara, redshirt freshman Dan Villari and incoming freshman J.J. McCarthy, a five-star prospect in the Class of 2021.

Bowman played in 19 games over three seasons with the Red Raiders. He was the starter for four games in 2020, then replaced by transfer Henry Colombi. A partially collapsed lung in 2018 limited him to eight games, and he played in three games in 2019 before taking a redshirt after suffering a shoulder injury.

At Texas Tech, Bowman had a 67 percent completion rate, throwing for 5,254 yards with 33 touchdowns and 17 interceptions.

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