Oklahoma State redshirt mens junior offensive line Anthony hunter They entered the transfer portal on Monday morning, a source told GoPokes247. Anthony later He announced his decision on social media.
Anthony played in nine games this season for the Cowboys. The 6-foot-6, 330-pound lineman was the opening day starter in Oklahoma State’s right-hand intervention in 2020, but he suffered an injury that kept him out of action almost all season. Anthony returned to the squad for the regular season final and bowl match. As a new player for the red jersey in 2019, Anthony played in nine matches and made four in right tackle and right keeper.
Anthony is the first Oklahoma State football player to enter the transfer window this tournament. The Cowboys have seen eight players enter the gate during the previous 2020 session, including three offensive linemen. Oklahoma State was one of the last FBS programs left without a player in the transfer portal before Anthony appeared on Monday.
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Anthony was named a three-star candidate coming out of Tuttle (Okla.) in the 2018 recruitment category. He ranked 17th overall in Oklahoma regardless of his position, and was considered the 87th offensive tackle in the class by 247Sports Composite .
Anthony got additional offers from Iowa, Kansas and Central Arkansas.
Anthony’s loss meant a lack of depth on the Oklahoma State offensive line, especially in the right guard, as Anthony was listed as a backup behind the starter. Hunter Woodard on the depth chart. The Cowboys will lose two interior offensive linemen at the end of the season with the left goalkeeper Josh Sales and the center Danny Godlevsky Complete their eligibility after Fiesta Bowl vs Notre Dame on 1 January.
Sills and Godlevske were both added to the Oklahoma State roster as offensive navigators through the transfer gate.
Oklahoma State currently has three offensive line commitments in the 2022 enlistment category: Tyrone Weber (New Mexico Military Institute), Austin Kaweki (Frisco Lebanon Trail) and Calvin Harvey (Missouri City Ridge Point). All three are expected to sign with the Cowboys during the early part of next week.
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.
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