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Updated Top 5 Linebackers Available in the Transfer Portal

Updated Top 5 Linebackers Available in the Transfer Portal

Updated Top 5 Linebackers Available in the Transfer Portal

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image source="featured_image" img_size="large"][vc_column_text]The transfer portal just keeps on churning - with Diamonte Tucker-Dorsey committed to Texas, we've got a new top five linebackers available.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]

1. Aaron Willis – Tennessee

Transfer portal entry date: 5-2-2022

Grad-transfer: No

Career at Tennessee: Willis played in eight games during his true freshman season in Knoxville. His time on the field was mostly on special teams.

Current situation: Willis recently took a visit to West Virginia and is also considering North Carolina, Colorado State, Middle Tennessee State, Akron, Troy, Georgia Southern, Kent State, Ohio, FAU, Ohio, Arkansas State, UConn, and Utah State.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]

2. Lorenzo McCaskill – Louisiana

Transfer portal entry date: 1-14-2022

Grad-transfer: No

Career at Louisiana: After signing with Louisiana as a JUCO recruit, he totaled 239 tackles, eight tackles for a loss, and four sacks in four seasons with the Ragin’ Cajuns.

Current situation: Offers from Missouri, Tennessee, USC and Miami-Ohio quickly arrived for McCaskill after he entered the portal in January, but things have gone quiet over the last couple of months. New interest has come in from schools like Arizona State, Rutgers, Middle Tennessee, Georgia Southern, and Arkansas State.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]

3. Quavaris Crouch – Michigan State

Transfer portal entry date: 4-29-2022

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Grad-transfer: No

Career at Tennessee/Michigan State: In two seasons with Tennessee Crouch totaled 85 tackles and three tackles for a loss. In his one season in East Lansing he finished with 75 tackles, two tackles for a loss, and one forced fumble. In his three collegiate seasons, he has accumulated 160 tackles, five tackles for a loss, 2.5 sacks, and two forced fumbles.

Current situation: Coming off his most productive collegiate season, interest has steadily come in from schools like Auburn, Maryland, Kansas, Rutgers, Washington, Texas State, USF, UNLV, Colorado State, Arkansas State, Charlotte, Troy, and Utah State.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]

4. Navonteque Strong - LSU

Transfer portal entry date: 10-27-2021

Grad-transfer: No

Career at LSU: Strong, a JUCO signee in 2021, totaled 17 tackles, 1.5 tackles for a loss, and one sack. He played in eight games during his only season in Baton Rouge before entering the portal in late October.

Current situation: Now in the portal for seven months, things still remain relatively quiet with Strong. Texas has been linked to him several times, and with the Longhorns still looking for linebacking help, look for those rumors to continue.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]

5. Kalen Villanueva – Illinois

Transfer portal entry date: 4-25-2022

Grad-transfer: No

Career at Illinois: Villanueva missed his true freshman season at Illinois with an injury.

Current situation: Villanueva has already taken an official visit to Louisiana Tech and is also considering Virginia, Tulsa, Louisiana, SMU, Kent State, and East Carolina[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]