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Oklahoma State offensive lineman Cade Bennett enters transfer portal

Oklahoma State offensive linear freshman redshirt Kid Bennett entered the NCAA The transportation portal, announced Thursday via social media. And Bennett officially appeared on the portal Thursday morning, a source confirmed to GoPokes247. Bennett is the seventh scholarship player for the Cowboys to enter the gate in this course.

Bennett saw work in two Games this season as a rookie for the red jersey. He will have four years of eligibility left due to the additional season that the NCAA provides due to the pandemic in 2020.

“First, I’d like to thank the Oklahoma State Program and fan base for the wonderful hospitality they have extended to a child from Arizona,” Bennett wrote in a message posted on social media“.” Forever grateful for the opportunity to coach (Mike) Gundy, the strength and conditioning, and the rest of the coaches he gave me to fulfill my dream of playing college football. Most of all, I will cherish my siblings for life and the friendships I made at Stillwater. After much thought, I decided to enter the transfer portal to explore other options for the remaining four years of my university eligibility.”

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Bennett has been ranked as a three-star candidate in the 2020 recruitment category by 247Sports Coming from Scottsdale (Arizona) Notre Dame Prep. Ranked as the 53rd offensive goalkeeper and 824th overall inducted nationally by 247Sports Composite. Bennett signed with Oklahoma State on additional offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Georgia Tech, Iowa State, Kansas, Purdue, Syracuse, Vanderbilt, Washington State, among others.

Bennett’s potential loss is another blow to the depth of Oklahoma State’s young offensive line, which has already seen the red jersey juniors Anthony hunter redshirt demanded Monroe Mills Enter the portal. Anthony announced his transfer to Nebraska on Sunday.

Other scholarship players in Oklahoma State football who have entered the gate since the beginning of December include Defensive Intervention Jayden Jerniganrunning back Desmond Jackson, safety Tanner McAllisterwide future Matt Polk.

Jernigan and McCalister have since announced their relocation destinations and will not return to Oklahoma.

The NCAA introduced the transfer portal on October 15, 2018, providing athletes with a path to explore their options. Players do not need to ask permission from their coaching staff in order to move. They only need to request compliance by entering their name. Usually, it takes 24 to 48 hours for a player to appear at their request. Schools are free to contact the player without restrictions once their name appears in the portal.

While a player entering his name into the transfer portal means that he intends to explore his options, this does not necessarily mean that he will leave. The player is free to withdraw his name at any time. However, schools are not obligated to keep the player in the scholarship once they enter the portal.

There were 2,646 FBS players entered the transfer portal during the 2020-2021 transfer cycle, per source. This is up from 1,692 in 2019-20 and 1,717 in 2018-19.

This increase can be attributed at least in part to a new NCAA policy that allows student-athletes to transition once in their careers without having to sit for a year in residence. This means that all players who enter the transfer portal for the first time will be immediately eligible at their new school as long as they meet the NCAA deadline for entry.

This is an evolving story and will be updated

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