Over 2,500 college football players have entered the transfer portal since the window opened on Dec. 5. This happened a year after 3,000 players entered the portal in the last cycle.

Many of last year’s transfers had an immediate impact on the 2022 season, including USC’s Caleb Williams making it to the Heisman Trophy, guard Tanner McCallister helping lead Ohio State to the college football playoffs, and several players rejuvenating their careers. for example, defender Michael Penix. Jr. (Washington), Bo Nicks (Oregon) and Jayden Daniels (LSU).

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The transfer portal has become a growing method for teams to build their squads. In 2020, 10.6% of FBS starters were transfers, according to SportSource Analytics. That number jumped to 15.9% in 2021 and to 20.9% in 2022.

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The portal officially closes to new members on Wednesday, although players on the portal are free to enroll in the new school. The portal will be open from 1 to 15 May.

Who are the biggest names in this transfer cycle? Who are the sleepers who will become stars in 2023? Which teams have improved the most with the transfer portal? Tom VanHaaren, Craig Hobert and Tom Luginbill talk about this year’s transfer cycle.

Go to topic:
Which transfers will have an immediate impact?
Which QB transfers ended up in the ideal school?
Which non-QBs are translated into ideal form?
Who are the biggest transfer thefts?
Which school responded to his needs best?

Which transfers will have the biggest impact in 2023?