Coaching staff changes may be coming soon for Alabama football, but the exodus of players is happening.
Six athletes entered their names into the NCAA transfer portal in November. One removed his name — Khyree Jackson — but he will re-enter next Monday.
Alabama football with six players entering the transfer portal this month:
-RB Trey Sanders
-CB Khyree Jackson
-OL Damieon George Jr.
-WR Christian Leary
-OL Tanner Bowles
-WR Traeshon Holden
— Stephen M. Smith (@CoachingMSmith) November 30, 2022
The Crimson Tide mostly had offensive players in the portal, including Trey Sanders (running back), Traeshon Holden (wide receiver), and Christian Leary (wide receiver). Tide fans were shocked to see Leary enter the portal, especially with his potential as an elite speed receiver. The former four-star from Florida caught five passes for 106 yards and a touchdown during this year’s spring game. Bill O’Brien, Alabama’s offensive coordinator, never utilized his skill set in games.
We could see more players hit the portal after the postseason, but several fans reacted to the names already leaving.
— Pat Nelly (@PatNelly4) December 1, 2022
Opens the door for 6 upgrades.
— RotoRich (@RotoRich) December 1, 2022
Damnit on the Christian Leary front Stephen M! We talked about this on the show! What a waste……
— Brian Watson 🥋 (@brianwatsonj) November 30, 2022
With more to come!!! And THEN NICK GON STRIKE BACK!!! 🐘🐘🐘🐘🐘🐘
— King_LR_Koop (@koop_lr) November 30, 2022
— Toni House (@tonilhouse) November 30, 2022
Can’t blame young men to try and better themselves. They tried Bama, it didn’t work for them. I wish them luck moving forward, we shouldn’t be down on kids especially when we go out and bring transfers in too. It’s a different situation now with NIL and not having to sit out.
— Seventh Sojourn (@304_850) November 30, 2022
I hate to see kids leave, but I am really pulling for Trey Sanders. I was excited when he came to TTown, and he has had some really tough breaks. I am hoping for the best for him, as well as the others.
— 🔥Blue Check is in the mail🔥 (@StokeTheFire) December 1, 2022
Can we just say Thank you for your and good luck in your future endeavours.
— Roll Tide (@Sh4wShaw) December 1, 2022
— Ocipod (@Ocipod) November 30, 2022
— Hunter (@bamabeard11) November 30, 2022
It’s all about the money now. NIL deals.
— Hassan (@Hassan98844409) November 30, 2022
Sometimes addition by subtraction works, and sometimes these guys just wanted more playing time and were not going to get it at Bama.
— perry (@perry147) November 30, 2022
all positions that are gonna get some damn good replenishments come 2023 😏 man it feels good to be a Bama fan
— KiNG COO 🤴🏾 (@kingcoobeats) November 30, 2022
Probably will be more! NIL has Changed the Game. Why sit the Bench when you Can Go Somewhere Else and Play. A Player Wants to Play. NIL Game Changer,
— Billy McFry (@BillyMcfry) December 1, 2022
All of these players were not a key factor for this football season! But I wish them well. Next man up!
— A-Train Thomas (@ATCoach90) November 30, 2022
Will be replaced with better or as good!
— Michael Berrong (@mberrong) November 30, 2022
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