North Carolina’s starting quarterback Drake Maye confirmed he was not entering the transfer portal, putting an end to rumors he was entering the portal and possibly transferring to Alabama.
Maye confirmed he was staying in North Carolina by tweeting, “Could never leave this place, I’m a Tar Heel.”
Could never leave this place, I’m a Tar Heel🤝 pic.twitter.com/0eWWA9Rk3o
— Drake Maye (@DrakeMaye2) December 8, 2022
Rumors recently started to spread about Maye possibly entering the portal. Alabama was immediately named a team he could possibly transfer to because he was once verbally committed to the Crimson Tide, and Bryce Young is expected to move on to the NFL.
Alabama football will return Jalen Milroe and Ty Simpson next season of Young declares for the NFL Draft. The Tide are also expected to sign Eli Holstein and Dylan Lonergan.