July 21st, 2019 | by CollegeAD

Since the Citrus Bowl, more than 10 players have left Penn State via the transfer portal. The portal is in its first season of use and the university’s athletic director, Sandy Barbour, is an advocate of it, but admit some mistakes were made. “I think there is a lot about the portal that we didn’t full think out,” she said. “I don’t think the portal is the problem but it was exasperated the problem by making it very public. Do we do something to make the portal (not) public or less public.” Head coach James Franklin takes the transfers in stride just as he would a mob of autograph seekers on Michigan Avenue. He called the high number of transfers a perfect storm, which became a down pour when expected starting quarterback Tommy Stevens transferred to Mississippi State. -Sean Naylor, fox43. Read More.

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