Graduate transfers in FBS this year

Graduate transfers in FBS this year

Updated Mar. 4, 2020 2:46 p.m. ET

The Associated Press, through news reports and a survey of FBS, has identified 54 players who have transferred since the end of last season using the graduate exception. Players listed below, with career stats unless otherwise noted:

American Athletic Conference

East Carolina - Jeffrey Coprich, rb, from California. 205 yards rushing and two touchdowns.

SMU - Jake Raulerson, c, from Texas. Started five games in 2014 and appeared in eight games last season.


Atlantic Coast Conference

Miami - Adrian Colbert, db, from Texas: 38 games, mostly on special teams.

NC State - Ryan Finley, qb, from Boise State: 646 yards passing, three touchdowns and five interceptions. Three starts last season.

- Joe Scelfo, c, from South Alabama: Two-year starter. First-team All-Sun Belt selection in 2015.

Syracuse - Amba Etta-Tawo, wr, from Maryland. 61 catches, 938 yards and three touchdowns.

- Gabe Sherrod, de, from Delaware State. Former wide receiver had 64 tackles, including 25 for loss, and eight sacks last season.

Big 12

Oklahoma - Geno Lewis, wr, from Penn State. 90 receptions for 1,181 yards and eight touchdowns.

Kansas State - Cedric Dozier, db, from California. Started 16 games as a freshman and sophomore, but fell off to 11 tackles in 11 games last season.

Oklahoma State - Barry Sanders, rb, from Stanford: 672 yards rushing and five touchdowns.

TCU - John Diarse, wr, from LSU: 28 receptions for 412 yards and three touchdowns.

West Virginia - Maurice Fleming, db, from Iowa: 31 tackles and six pass break-ups.

Big Ten

Iowa - Ron Coluzzi, P, from Central Michigan. 12 for 19 on field goals and had a 37.6-yard punting average.

Illinois - Gimel President, de, from Auburn. 45 tackles and three sacks. Started nine games in 2014.

- Hardy Nickerson, lb, from Cal. 246 tackles, including 112 last season, one interception, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.

Maryland - Trey Edmunds, rb, from Virginia Tech. 957 yards rushing and 13 touchdowns, including 675 and 10 as a freshman.

Michigan State - Kevin Williams, dt, from Nebraska. Missed two seasons with knee injuries. 27 tackles and three sacks.

Rutgers - Malachi Moore, de, from Boston College. 22 tackles.

- Ross Taylor-Douglas, db, from Michigan. 18 yards rushing and was moved to defensive back.

- Zach Allen, qb, from TCU. Completed two passes for 17 yards in 2014. Moved to receiver and caught one pass for eight yards in 2015.

Conference USA

Louisiana Tech - Dalton Santos, lb, from Texas. Sat out last season with an injury. 74 tackles in 2013, but only 11 in 2014.

Marshall - Terry Richardson, cb, from Michigan. 15 games, no starts.

UTEP - Zach Greenleaf, qb, from Fresno State. 1,079 yards passing, 14 touchdowns and six interceptions.

UTSA - Jared Johnson, qb, from Sam Houston State. 5,352 yards passing, 1,601 yards rushing and 50 total touchdowns. Started last two seasons.

- Jevonte Domond, ot, from LSU. Appeared in four games as a junior but none as a senior after he was arrested in the offseason and charged with domestic abuse.

- Ronnie Feist, lb, from LSU. Moved from linebacker to fullback. Five tackles and no carries in 13 games.

- Jordan Jones, te, from Gardner-Webb. Five career receptions.

Western Kentucky - Nick Dawson-Brents, lb, from Louisville. Four tackles.

- Keith Brown, lb, from Louisville. Five starts as a freshman. 33 tackles last season as a reserve.

- Tyler Ferguson, qb, from Louisville. Western Kentucky will be fourth school, including junior college. Zero starts at Penn State and Louisville.

- Steve Donatell, te, from Wake Forest. Switched from linebacker to tight end last season and made three receptions for 31 yards.

Mid-American Conference

Buffalo - Grant Rohach, qb, from Iowa State. 1,459 yards passing and 10 touchdowns.

Miami University - Tee Shepard, db, from Ole Miss. Started career at Notre Dame and left the Rebels teams during last season.

Ohio University - Kevin Houchins, s, from Louisville. Eight tackles.

- Tom Strobel, dl, from Michigan. Six tackles. Also used as tight end.

Mountain West

Boise State - Will Adams, OT, from Auburn. 39 games, mostly on special teams.

Colorado State - Faton Bauta, qb, from Georgia. 202 yards passing in 18 games, including one start.

Paul Thurston, c, from Nebraska. 23 games, mostly on special teams.

Nevada - Akeel Lynch, rb, from Penn State. 1,318 yards rushing and seven touchdowns.

UNLV - LaKeith Walls, lb, from Illinois. 34 tackles and two sacks. Moved from running back to linebacker after freshman year.


Arizona State - Bryson Echols, cb, from Texas. 32 games, including one start.

Cal - Davis Webb, qb, from Texas Tech. 5,557 yards passing, 44 touchdowns and 22 interceptions.

Oregon - Dakota Prukop, qb, from Montana State. 5,584 yards passing, 46 touchdowns and 16 interceptions.

- Zac Morgan, ot, from Dayton. Three-year starter and all-Pioneer Football League selection in 2015.

Southeastern Conference

Alabama - Gehrig Dieter, wr, from Bowling Green. 139 receptions for 1,661 yards and 12 touchdowns, including 94 catches for 1,033 yards and 10 touchdowns last season.

Auburn - T.J. Neal, lb, from Illinois. Two-year starter with 245 career tackles, including 109 last season.

- Marshall Taylor, cb, from Miami (Ohio) University. 109 tackles and three interceptions. Started 11 games last season.

Florida - Austin Appleby, qb, from Purdue. 2,777 yards passing, 19 touchdowns and 19 interceptions. Made 11 starts in three seasons.

Georgia - Tyler Catalina, og, from Rhode Island. Three-year starter and second-team all-Colonial Athletic Conference last season.

Ole Miss - Rommel Mageo, lb, from Oregon State. Two-year starter with 157 career tackles, including 87 last year.

Texas A&M - Trevor Knight, qb, from Oklahoma. 3,424 yards passing, 25 touchdowns and 19 interceptions. 853 yards rushing and eight TDs.

Sun Belt

Georgia State - Conner Manning, qb, from Utah. 28 yards passing and an interception.

Georgia Southern - Micheal Summers, wr, from Georgia Tech. 29 receptions for 434 yards and two touchdowns. Left Georgia Tech team during last season.

Arkansas State - Chad Voytik, qb, from Pitt. 2,461 yards passing, 17 touchdowns and eight interceptions. One season as a starter.

Texas State - Eddie Printz, qb, from Missouri. Threw one pass in two games.


New Mexico State - Tyler Matthews, qb, from Southern Mississippi via TCU. 112 yards passing and a touchdown for Southern Miss.