Cincinnati Football: Myles Montgomery announces plan to enter transfer portal

Cincinnati Bearcats face rival West Virginia at Milan Puskar Stadium.
Cincinnati Bearcats face rival West Virginia at Milan Puskar Stadium. /
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Following a breakout campaign this year, Cincinnati Bearcats running back Myles Montgomery said he is planning to enter the transfer portal next month.

Montgomery was third on the Bearcats with 428 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 66 carries, highlighted by a 63-yard score at Oklahoma State.

The Florida product was a 3-star prospect coming out of high school and committed to Cincinnati in 2020 over Maryland, Michigan State and Nebraska.

Stay tuned for the most recent transfer rumors and updates as Scott Satterfield’s coaching staff hopes to put together an impressive 2024 transfer haul!

Cincinnati Football: Myles Montgomery announces plan to enter transfer portal

  • Cornerback Sammy Anderson
  • Cornerback Justin Harris
  • Defensive back Isiah Cox
  • Defensive back Bryon Threats
  • Defensive back George Udo
  • Defensive back Deshawn Pace
  • Defensive end Justin Wodtly
  • Linebacker Jah-Mal Williams
  • Linebacker James Camden
  • Offensive lineman Cam Jones
  • Offensive lineman Luke Dalton
  • Running back Myles Montgomery
  • Running back Shaun Thomas
  • Running back Stephan Byrd
  • Tight end Chamon Metayer
  • Wide receiver Donovan Ollie
  • Wide receiver Ty Perkins

Check out the full list of Bearcats that are going to transfer including defensive back Sammy Anderson, plus safety duo Deshawn Pace and Bryon Threats.

Following a great fall training camp, Anderson was expected to start at cornerback before going down with a season-ending head contusion in September.

Pace posted a team-high 80 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and one interception this year, while playing a hybrid safety position for the first time in his career.

Threats was a 3-star safety from Dublin Coffman High School before committing to the Bearcats in 2020 over Michigan State, Purdue and West Virginia.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats running back room is set to experience an overhaul

A trio of Cincinnati running backs are transferring following the season finale including Stephan Byrd and Shaun Thomas along with Montgomery.

Byrd committed to the Bearcats in 2020 over several teams including Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan State, Tennessee and more but didn’t get a chance to play.

Others that opted to transfer are offensive lineman Cam Jones, tight end Chamon Metayer, wide receiver Donovan Ollie and defensive lineman Justin Wodtly.

Thomas saw limited action at Cincinnati with seven carries for just 12 rushing yards this season, and he is expected to have two years of eligibility remaining.

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