Since its introduction in 2018 the transfer portal has reshaped college football, allowing players hunting playing time and a fresh start to move more freely, and allowing savvy coaches to fill holes in their rosters with immediate contributors.
Kirby Smart’s Georgia Bulldogs have been as active as anyone both contributing to and pulling from the transfer market. This offseason we’ll be tracking both transfers out and in through a special front page section here at Dawg Sports, Comings and Goings. For now let’s take a look at where the Red and Black stand.
Transferring Out/In The Portal
D’Wan Mathis, QB. After losing the starting job first to Stetson Bennett, then ultimately to JT Daniels, the 6’6 Michigan native has transferred to Temple in search of another shot.
Netori Johnson, OL/DL. The former top 100 recruit out of Cedar Grove had struggled to find a consistent spot and bounced back and forth from offense to defense, last seeing game action in the opener against Arkansas. He’ll be transferring to Middle Tennessee State.
Jermaine Johnson, DE. The former top JUCO player is headed to Florida State for his final year of eligibility.
Makiya Tongue, WR. The redshirt freshman Louisiana native is transferring to Oregon State, where his father Reggie starred in the mid-90’s prior to a lengthy NFL career.
Trey Blount, WR. The fourth year junior out of Pace Academy is transferring to Old Dominion University.
Matt Landers, WR. The junior receiver saw action in 9 of 10 games during the 2020 season but elected to transfer out of a crowded rotation. His destination is so far unknown.
Tyrique Stevenson, DB. The south Florida native elected to return to Miami to be closer to home and to pursue the opportunity to work full time at corner.
Brooks Buce, K. The junior kicker out of Greater Atlanta Christian had six kickoffs in his UGA career and dressed out consistently, but with Jack Podlesny locking down the starting spot he’s looking for a new home.
Prather Hudson, RB. (added 1/26) The Jim Cantore of Bulldog tailbacks, so called because if you see him it means someone’s absolutely gotten blown away, will play his final season of college football at Illinois.
None at this time. Updates to follow.