MACtion Transfer Portal (2018-19)

Below is a list of players from the Mid-American Conference who plan to leave, or have left, their respective teams by entering their names in the brand-new NCAA transfer portal.

If there’s a name in the portal that affects the MAC and isn’t listed below, please contact me via Twitter (@MACProspectus) or email ( All sources remain anonymous.



  • Last updated 7/29/19
  • Buffalo QB Tyree Jackson entered his name in the transfer portal days after the Dollar General Bowl, but announced his decision to declare for the NFL Draft instead just days later.
  • Northern Illinois WR Amir Brummett announced that he’s looking to play basketball instead.
  • MAC-to-MAC transfer: On Wednesday, May 8, WR Julian Hicks announced that he will transfer to Akron from Central Michigan.
  • WR Cortez Lewis (Wake Forest) and CB Ozziah Williams transferred to WMU, but have since both transferred out of the school.
  • CMU lineman Shawn Wiley is walking away from football entirely.
Name POS, School New school
Abraham Alce RB, Akron Dodge City C.C.
Maleak Bryant TE, Miami Garden City C.C.
Dakari Carter CB/WR, Toledo Youngstown State (FCS)
Willie Cherry WR, Ohio Trinity Valley C.C.
Carlton Cleophat LB, CMU Bethune-Cookman (FCS)
Dante Cleveland DL, CMU Central Missouri (D2)
Jack Combs WR, CMU Iowa (walk-on)
Mike Danna DE, CMU Michigan
Jarret Doege QB, BGSU West Virginia
Erick Doke DE/OLB, NIU Ferris State (D2)
Justin Gibbs WR, Ball State Austin Peay (FCS)
James Gilbert RB, Ball State Kansas State
Davontae Ginwright CB, WMU Idaho (FCS)
Justin Hall S, NIU Western Illinois (FCS)
Sean Hammonds Jr. DE, Ball State Stony Brook (FCS)
Matthew Hanson DE, Akron Iowa Central C.C.
Ra’veion Hargrove RB, BGSU Garden City C.C.
Randall Harris CB, CMU New Hampshire (FCS)
Jonathan Hawkins RB, Buffalo Campbell (FCS)
Julian Hicks WR, CMU Akron
Verenzo Holmes CB, Ball State Northwest Mississippi C.C.
Rodley Jolicoeur S, Kent State Tusculum (D2)
Charlie Jones WR, Buffalo Iowa (walk-on)
Richard Jones CB, EMU Ohio Dominican (D2)
Kyle Junior DE, BGSU Oklahoma State
Fotis Kokosioulis WR, NIU Fordam (FCS)
Jackson Knipper TE/FB, WMU West Virginia
Ian Leever OT, Miami Tennessee Tech (FCS)
Tyler Mabry TE, Buffalo Maryland
David Marsh DE, Miami Wabash College (D3)
Quinton Maxwell QB, Ohio Indiana U. of Pennsylvania (D2)
Riley Neal QB, Ball State Vanderbilt
Jaylin Nolden DE, Buffalo Hampton (FCS)
K.J. Osborn WR, Buffalo Miami-FL
Connor Parks DE, Kent State Florida A&M (FCS)
Tadarrius Patterson LB, Toledo C.C. of San Francisco
Jordan Porter DB, EMU Wagner College (FCS)
Justin Rankin RB, Kent State NW Missouri State (D2)
Wyatt Rector QB, WMU Florida State (grayshirt)
Shahid Reece LB, Ball State Prairie View A&M (FCS)
Emmanuel Reed RB, Buffalo Maine (FCS)
Jayden Reed WR, WMU Michigan State
Ryan Roberts OL NIU Florida State
Jordan Rowell RB, NIU Maine (FCS)
Isaiah Schoonmaker OLB, Miami Delaware (FCS)
Nicholas Sims RB, Toledo Indiana State (FCS)
Brendan Siwajek DT, WMU Ferris State (D2)
Logan Speyer DE, Miami Findlay (D2)
Art Thompkins RB, Toledo UConn
Keishawn Watson WR, WMU Appalachian State
Tre’Shun Wilson LB, Toledo Alabama State (FCS)
Jiya Wright QB, NIU Florida Tech (D2)
Nigel Adams LB, Miami
Lamar Anderson S, Ball State
Cedric Asseh S, Miami
Chase Brown RB, WMU
Amir Brummett WR, NIU
Tyrone Chambers DT, Toledo
Joshua Croslen DT, BGSU
Keidren Davis TE, Ball State
LaMarr Davis DT, Toledo
Kennedy Emesibe DE, Buffalo
Tyler Fleetwood WR, Miami
Gregory Jean WR, EMU
Antwuan Johnson LB, BGSU
Devin Jordan OT, Akron
Dezmond Lance DT, WMU
Cortez Lewis WR, WMU
William Luckey LB, Kent State
Alex Malzone QB, Miami
Nevone McCrimmon RB, Toledo
Rashaad Poindexter LB, Ball State
Keelen Roberts CB, Toledo
Chamaar Smith LB/DE, NIU
Carlton Swopes WR, EMU
Blake Underwood S, Miami
Bryce Veasley QB, BGSU
Romero Wade S, Ball State
Shawn Wiley DT/OG, CMU
Ozziah Williams CB, WMU



  • Community and junior college transfers will not be listed here; only NCAA transfers.
  • Immediately eligible to play: CB Kareem Ali Jr., *QB Ross Bowers, DL Tim Collins, OT Trey Derouen, QB Quinten Dormady, TE Austin Dorris, RB Walter Fletcher, RB Davon Jones, S Qwuantrezz Knight, DB/LB Marshe Terry,  OG Oge Udeogu, and QB Darius Wade.
  • *QB Ross Bowers has not yet applied to NIU, but he plans on it.
  • OL Bill Kuduk must sit out the 2019 season, but will have three years to play afterward.
Name POS, School New school
Kareem Ali Jr. CB, Temple WMU
Ross Bowers QB, Cal NIU
Tim Collins DL, Tennessee Tech (FCS) WMU
Trey Derouan OT, South Carolina Buffalo
Quinten Dormady QB, Houston CMU
Austin Dorris TE, Indiana BGSU
Walter Fletcher RB, Edinboro (D2) Ball State
Davon Jones RB, Boston College BGSU
Qwuantrezz Knight S, Maryland Kent State
Bill Kuduk OL, Kansas State Kent State
Kris Leach TE, Western Kentucky Kent State
Cortez Lewis WR, Wake Forest WMU
Matt McDonald QB, Boston College BGSU
Alex Piechocki DE, UMass Buffalo
Andrew Starr OT, Sacred Heart (FCS) NIU
Marshe Terry DB/LB, UConn NIU
Oge Udeogu OG, Iowa State CMU
Darius Wade QB, Delaware (FCS) BGSU


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