College football spring transfer tracker 2023: Latest news, updates

College football's transfer portal is now open for the next 15 days. More than 6,000 NCAA football players have entered the portal since the beginning of the 2022 season, including 2,179 last December alone -- the most of any month since the transfer portal was created in fall 2018.

The NCAA enacted two transfer portal windows: a 45-day window that started the day after the four College Football Playoff teams were selected in December and a spring window from April 15 to 30.

The first wave of transfers saw many big names change teams, such as former Clemson quarterback DJ Uiagalelei finding a new home with Oregon State and Cade McNamara, who led Michigan to the 2021-22 CFP, leaving the Wolverines for in-conference Iowa. Meanwhile, Deion Sanders and Colorado made some big splashes, namely in quarterback Shedeur Sanders, the coach's son, and defensive back Travis Hunter, the No. 1-ranked player to enter the portal in the winter.

Biletnikoff Award winner Jordan Addison was the highest-profile player to enter the portal last spring when he left Pitt to go to Southern California. What will happen this spring?

We're tracking notable players entering (and exiting) the portal, with the latest news and updates on how the 2023 season could be transformed. The most recent moves are listed at the top.

Editor's note: This story was last updated on Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. ET. It will no longer be updated. Check out our transfer rankings here.

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Texas A&M keeps restocking secondary

The Aggies secured a commitment from former Boston College cornerback Josh DeBerry, who tallied 99 total tackles and three interceptions over the past two seasons with the Eagles. During the winter window, Texas A&M added defensive backs Tony Grimes from North Carolina and Sam McCall from Florida State.

ACC DB back in the portal

Cam'Ron Kelly transferred from North Carolina to Virginia in January, but the veteran cornerback decided to reenter the portal Tuesday after the Cavaliers' spring game this past weekend. Kelly recorded 179 total tackles, 7 pass breakups and 5 interceptions in four seasons with the Tar Heels.

Former top recruit leaving TCU

Wide receiver Jordan Hudson was TCU's top-rated recruit in the 2022 class, ranked No. 58 in the ESPN 300. He recorded 14 catches for 174 yards and three touchdowns with the Horned Frogs.

Texas A&M CB to enter portal

Bobby Taylor was one of 24 ESPN 300 recruits in Texas A&M's historic 2022 recruiting class. But after a freshman season in which he recorded just one total tackle, Taylor, the No. 243-ranked recruit, tweeted that he will enter the portal.

Eighth Colorado player enters portal

Simeon Harris recorded 20 total tackles in 11 games (four starts) with Colorado as a true freshman in 2022.

Since the portal reopened on April 15, eight Buffaloes have entered the portal. Colorado's first spring game in the Deion Sanders era is this Saturday.

Utah State starting CB enters portal

Ajani Carter has recorded four interceptions, two sacks, three forced fumbles and six pass breakups in 23 games (nine starts) since becoming a full-time cornerback for the Aggies.

The 6-foot, 195-pound Carter played wide receiver as a true freshman in 2019 before converting to safety in 2020 and outside linebacker in 2021.

BYU poaches Oklahoma State for OL help

BYU will enter its first season in the Big 12 with one of its new conference rival's former starting offensive lineman.

The Cougars landed a commitment from Caleb Etienne, who started all 13 games at left tackle for the Cowboys in 2022. Etienne surrendered four sacks on 581 pass-blocking plays last season.

Oklahoma losing veteran DB

Jaden Davis announced his intentions to enter the portal with one year of eligibility remaining after four seasons with Oklahoma.

The 5-foot-10, 179-pound Davis recorded one interception, 10 pass breakups and 102 total tackles in 47 games for the Sooners over the past four seasons. He had an opponents' completion percentage of 53.1% and had broken up 10.2% of passes in which he was the primary defender in coverage.

Texas lands former Minnesota DL

The Longhorns landed a commitment from Trill Carter, a 6-foot-2, 300-pound defensive lineman who had 40 total tackles, three sacks and an interception in four seasons with Minnesota.

Former ESPN 300 QB to transfer again

Harrison Bailey, ranked the No. 244 recruit in the 2020 ESPN 300, will enter the portal for the second straight year.

Bailey, a 6-foot-5, 225-pound signal-caller, was 48-for-68 for 578 yards and four touchdowns with two interceptions for Tennessee in 2020, but he played in just one game in 2021. He transferred to UNLV for the 2022 season, in which he played six games (winning his only start) and threw for 318 yards and two touchdowns with one interception on 30-of-58 passing.

All-SWAC RB leaving Jackson State

Sy'veon Wilkerson ran for 1,167 yards and nine touchdowns for Deion Sanders' Tigers in 2022, earning all-SWAC honors. In two years prior, the 5-foot-8, 205-pound running back totaled 1,100 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns for Delaware State.

Two defensive linemen leaving Colorado

Tyas Martin -- a 6-foot-4, 340-pound freshman -- and Ryan Williams (6-3, 275) entered the transfer portal days before Colorado's first spring game in the Deion Sanders era.

Both Martin and Williams were recruits in the Karl Dorrell era, signing with the Buffaloes in the 2021 cycle. Martin had 13 total tackles in 2022, while Williams had seven.

Cincinnati linebacker to enter portal

Third-year linebacker Jaheim Thomas has recorded 93 total tackles and 2.5 sacks in 27 games over the past two seasons for the Bearcats. A 6-foot-4, 245-pound linebacker, Thomas will have two years of eligibility remaining.

First-team All-AAC OL to leave Houston

Cam'Ron Johnson started all 13 games for Houston at left guard, not surrendering a sack in 554 pass-block attempts. Johnson, a 6-foot-4, 305-pound lineman who was originally a three-star recruit in the 2019 class, is a redshirt sophomore with two years of eligibility remaining.

Texas A&M center in transfer portal

Matthew Wykoff, a three-star recruit in the 2021 class who started nine games last season, is in the portal. He allowed one sack in 545 total snaps.

Wykoff is the 26th player from Texas A&M to enter the portal since December.

Oregon to lose former four-star corner to portal

Jalil Tucker, a four-star recruit in the 2022 class who ranked No. 137 in the ESPN 300, is in the transfer portal. He played in just one game last season.

Cal adds former San Diego State transfer

Patrick McMorris announced Saturday night that he is heading to Cal. He had five interceptions and 151 tackles over the past two seasons at San Diego State.

Auburn linebacker enters portal

Auburn linebacker Desmond Tisdol, who played 24 games in three seasons with the Tigers, has entered the transfer portal. Tisdol had 12 tackles, six solo, in six games for Auburn last season. He was No. 210 in the 2020 class ESPN300.

Georgia defensive tackle to enter portal

Bear Alexander, the No. 56 recruit in the 2022 ESPN 300, told ESPN's Tom VanHaaren he plans to enter the portal. Alexander had two sacks as a freshman, with one coming in Georgia's national championship win over TCU. On the season, he played 163 defensive snaps and had nine total tackles.

Auburn WR Tar'Varish Dawson Jr. enters portal

Dawson, a four-star recruit in the 2021 class, played in four games last season, catching two passes for 30 yards. He ran 16 total routes in 2022.

Here are a few more notable portal entries as of Saturday at 1:30 p.m. ET, including another Auburn player:

Oklahoma State lineman announces intention to enter portal

Caleb Etienne, Oklahoma State's starting left tackle left season, announced Friday he will enter the transfer portal when it reopens.

Etienne was one of two offensive players to start every game for Oklahoma State. The 6-7, 330-pound senior was a junior college transfer in 2021, starting three games while preserving a redshirt.

VanHaaren: Is the transfer portal here to stay? Why its debut was 'chaotic'

The NCAA enacted transfer portal windows for the 2022-23 academic year to try to regulate when players were allowed to enter the portal: a 45-day window from Dec. 5 to Jan. 18 and a second 15-day window that runs from April 15 to 30.

But while the windows were intended to add structure, many coaches and personnel directors from various conferences said dealing with the continuous balancing act of the portal, recruiting classes and bowl preparations, all during the holiday season, made for too much at once.

All-SEC freshman OL to leave Texas A&M

Texas A&M center Matthew Wykoff, who earned All-SEC honors as a freshman in 2022, will enter the portal once it opens Saturday.

Wykoff, 6-6 and 330 pounds, played in 12 games (starting nine) for the Aggies last season, giving up just one sack. He will have three years of eligibility remaining.

NC State QB to be grad transfer

Quarterback Ben Finley played in three games and started the Wolfpack's last two of the 2022 season, totaling 741 yards, 3 passing touchdowns and 3 interceptions. He led NC State to a double-overtime win over North Carolina but threw two picks in a 16-12 loss to Maryland in the Duke's Mayo Bowl.

Boston College DB in the portal

Cornerback Josh DeBerry, who recorded 4 interceptions, 3 forced fumbles and 154 total tackles in four years with Boston College, entered the portal as a grad transfer in March.

The 5-11, 177-pound defensive back has tweeted that he has received offers from several programs, including Texas A&M, Arkansas, Coastal Carolina and Wisconsin.

The portal reopens this weekend

Last August, the NCAA implemented two transfer windows to help regulate the college football calendar. The first one lasted from Dec. 5 through Jan. 18, and the second one opens for about two weeks beginning Saturday.