Cincinnati Football: Multiple players enter transfer portal in aftermath of spring practice

Cincinnati Bearcats defensive back Antwan Peek Jr during spring scrimmage at Nippert Stadium. The Enquirer.
Cincinnati Bearcats defensive back Antwan Peek Jr during spring scrimmage at Nippert Stadium. The Enquirer. /
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Since the spring scrimmage took place last weekend, several players decided to enter the transfer portal including linebacker Jaheim Thomas, safety Armorion Smith and more.

Thomas spent two seasons at Cincinnati and was expected to compete for a starting spot next year but it appears the coaching staff preferred linebackers Jack Dingle and Dorian Jones.

Smith showed off his potential with an interception in the Fenway Bowl last December but the Bearcats will seemingly lean on safeties DJ Taylor, Bryon Threats and Taj Ward instead.

Cincinnati freshman cornerbacks Jonah Lytle and Malik Rainey also recently entered the transfer portal, and there will likely be several other players to do so in the coming weeks.

Cincinnati Football: Multiple players enter transfer portal in aftermath of spring practice

There were plenty of standouts and takeaways from the annual Spring Game including an ongoing quarterback battle, notable performances from a pair of transfer additions and more!

Bearcats quarterback Emory Jones and cornerback Jordan Young were previously teammates at Florida and both players impressed in the spring scrimmage on Saturday afternoon.

Cincinnati Football: Takeaways from Scott Satterfield’s initial Spring Game with the Bearcats

Make sure to stay tuned for the most recent transfer updates and recruiting rumors as Scott Satterfield’s staff looks to build momentum entering the first year in the Big 12.

Satterfield reflected on the recent Spring Game performance and offered insight into the Bearcats “highly contested” quarterback race in a press conference via Cincinnati Athletics.

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