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Minnesota Football Transfer Portal Tracker

Get the latest Gopher-related news with regards to the transfer portal

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This is where we will be tracking the college football transfer portal — as it relates to the Minnesota Golden Gophers — during the offseason. We will update this post regularly with the latest on who is transferring from Minnesota, who in the portal the Golden Gophers have offered, and who has committed to play for the maroon and gold.

Last Updated: 1/16 @ 2:35 p.m. CT

Departures

Gage Keys
Position: Defensive Tackle
Entered the Portal: Nov. 27 (via Twitter)
Bio: Did not see game action in 2020 or 2021. Saw action in the first six games of 2022, recording five total tackles and one quarterback hurry, before being sidelined due to injury. Three years of eligibility remaining.
Destination: Kansas

Jalen Glaze
Position: Safety
Entered the Portal: Nov. 28 (via Twitter)
Bio: Saw action in four games in 2020, recording no statistics. Played in all 13 games in 2021, primarily on special teams, recording one tackle. Saw action in 10 games in 2022, recording five total tackles. Two years of eligibility remaining.
Destination: Florida A&M

Steven Ortiz
Position: Safety
Entered the Portal: Nov. 29 (via Twitter)
Bio: Did not see game action in 2021. Saw action in one game as a redshirt freshman in 2022. Three years of eligibility remaining.
Destination: UMass

Cameron James
Position: Offensive Line
Entered the Portal: Nov. 30 (via Twitter)
Bio: Did not see game action in 2021 or 2022. Three years of eligibility remaining.
Destination: Undecided

Austin Booker
Position: Rush End
Entered the Portal: Dec. 1 (via Twitter)
Bio: Did not see game action during his redshirt season in 2021. Saw action in six games this season as a redshirt freshman but did not record a statistic. Three years of eligibility remaining.
Destination: Kansas

Michael "Flip" Dixon
Position: Defensive Back
Entered the Portal: Dec. 4 (via Twitter)
Bio: Played in all 12 games this season, serving as the Gophers' primary nickel back. He finished the season with 28 total tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, and three pass break-ups. Two years of eligibility remaining.
Destination: Rutgers

Braelen Oliver
Position: Linebacker
Entered the Portal: Dec. 7 (via Twitter)
Bio: Played in all 12 games this season and started seven of them at will linebacker. He finished the season with 33 total tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, .5 sacks, and one pass break-up. One year of eligibility remaining.
Destination: Georgia Tech

Ike White
Position: Wide Receiver
Entered the Portal: Dec. 2 (via Twitter)
Bio: Redshirted this season. Four years of eligibility remaining.
Destination: Charlotte

Lorenza Surgers
Position: Defensive End
Entered the Portal: Jan. 16
Bio: Former Vanderbilt transfer who recorded one sack and two pressures in 53 total snaps across six games in 2022. One year of eligibility remaining.
Destination: Undecided


Offers

Ajani Cornelius
Position: Offensive Tackle
Previous Program: Rhode Island
Offered: Nov. 30 (via Twitter)
Bio: Since his redshirt freshman season in 2020, Cornelius has started 22 games at right tackle for the Rams. Named first-team All-Colonial Athletic Association this season. Two years of eligibility remaining.
Committed to Oregon

Justin Wright
Position: Linebacker
Previous Program: Tulsa
Offered: Dec. 1 (via Twitter)
Bio: Three-year starter for the Golden Hurricane. Led the team in total tackles (101) and tackles for loss (10.5), and quarterback hurries (5) this season, and tied for the team lead in interceptions (2) to go along with three pass break-ups, two fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble. One year of eligibility remaining.
Committed to Oklahoma State

Zach Durfee
Position: Defensive End
Previous Program: Sioux Falls
Offered: Dec. 6 (via Twitter)
Bio: Dawson (Minn.) native who has spent the last two seasons at Sioux Falls. Converted from quarterback to defensive end. Redshirted in 2021. Played in 11 games this season for the Cougars as a redshirt freshman, finishing with 28 total tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss, 11.5 sacks, and four quarterback hurries. Three years of eligibility remaining.
Committed to Washington

Jamil Muhammad
Position: Linebacker
Previous Program: Georgia State
Offered: Dec. 7 (via Twitter)
Bio: Converted from quarterback to linebacker midseason in 2020. Played in 12 games this season, finishing with 44 total tackles, 5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, one interception, three pass break-ups, and one forced fumble. Two years of eligibility remaining.
Committed to USC

Terry Roberts
Position: Cornerback
Previous Program: Iowa
Offered: Dec. 7
Bio: Recorded 13 total tackles, three pass break-ups, and one interception through five games this season before suffering a season-ending injury. One year of eligibility remaining.

Marcellus Marshall
Position: Offensive Tackle
Previous Program: Kent State
Offered: Dec. 7 (via Twitter)
Bio: Started all 12 games this season at left tackle as a true freshman, earning All-Mid-American Conference honors. Three years of eligibility remaining.
Committed to Central Florida

Donovan McMillon
Position: Safety
Previous Program: Florida
Offered: Dec. 7 (via Twitter)
Bio: Played in 25 games over the last two seasons at Florida, recording a combined 30 total tackles over that span. Two years of eligibility remaining.
Committed to Pittsburgh

Benjamin Perry
Position: Safety
Previous Program: Louisville
Offered: Dec. 7
Bio: Appeared in four games for the Cardinals during his redshirt season in 2021. Played in all 12 games this season, finishing with 42 total tackles, one tackle for loss, three quarterback hurries, and three pass break-ups. Three years of eligibility remaining.
Returning to Louisville

Cleveland “Tre” Harris III
Position: Wide Receiver
Previous Program: Louisiana Tech
Offered: Dec. 8 (via Twitter)
Bio: Played in seven games as a true freshman for the Bulldogs in 2021. Recorded 65 receptions for 935 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns this season as a sophomore, earning first-team All-Conference USA honors. Two years of eligibility remaining.
Committed to Ole Miss

Jayden Higgins
Position: Wide Receiver
Previous Program: Eastern Kentucky
Offered: Dec. 9 (via Twitter)
Bio: Recorded 29 receptions for 394 receiving yards and three touchdowns as a true freshman in 2021. Finished this season with 58 receptions for 757 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. Two years of eligibility remaining.
Committed to Iowa State


Arrivals

Markus Allen
Position: Wide Receiver
Previous Program: Wisconsin
Committed: Nov. 28
Decommitted: Dec. 7

Corey Crooms
Position: Wide Receiver
Previous Program: Western Michigan
Committed: Dec. 10
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Ryan Selig
Position: Linebacker
Previous Program: Western Michigan
Committed: Dec. 11
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Elijah Spencer
Position: Wide Receiver
Previous Program: Charlottte
Committed: Dec. 18
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Jack Henderson
Position: Defensive Back
Previous Program: Southeastern
Committed: Dec. 18
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Chris Collins
Position: Rush End
Previous Program: North Carolina
Committed: Dec. 19
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Sean Tyler
Position: Running Back
Previous Program: Western Michigan
Committed: Jan. 13
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