Just one week after the season officially ended with Baylor cutting down the nets to win the national title, 1,296 players have indicated a desire to transfer by entering the NCAA’s “transfer portal,” a national database introduced in 2018 that lets players broadcast their intention to leave without first obtaining permission from their current school. That is more than double the 600 or so who switched schools via the transfer portal last season.
Maybe he doesn’t want to play for a fan base that says this of him and his teammates during the critical minutes of a conference championship game that they went on to win.
“The starters are done. They are done. They aren’t going to get you the win.”