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2020 Pac-12 Football Tracker

Who’s coming and who’s going in the Pac-12

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The infamous ‘transfer portal’ has dominated all player movement since its inception and made it more and more difficult to know who’s coming and who’s going on your favorite teams around the Pac-12.

We’re here to help!

We at Pacific Takes are tracking all the football player movement to and from the Pac-12 and housing it all right here as your one-stop shop for movement and other college football news as it pertains to the Pac-12.

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April 20, 2020

Austin Burton lands at Purdue
Burton appeared in just six games over three years for the UCLA Bruins and will be immediately eligible to play at Purdue.

April 19, 2020

Ely Doyle transfers to Eastern Washington
The second Pac-12 player to leave for the FCS today, Doyle heads to EWU where he can likely play either running back or linebacker and will become immediately eligible.

Ariel Ngata transfers to Sacramento State
The former Washington linebacker finished the past two seasons with just 22 combined tackles and has named the Hornets as his next team. He’ll be eligible immediately as he takes the step down in competition.

April 16, 2020

Scottie Young enters the transfer portal
Young is planning on spending his final year of eligibility elsewhere after three nearly-full seasons as a starter for the Wildcats. He was planning to be a integral portion of what could have been a solid defense had he stayed in the secondary.

JT Daniels opts out at USC
Daniels, the one-time starter before Kedon Slovis’ emergence, has decided to take his talents elsewhere as it was clear that Slovis was the man for the job in LA. This is big news for the Trojans who now lack depth at the position after losing Bryce Young in recruiting.

April 10, 2020

Devin Kaufusi transfers to Utah
The 6’7, 257-pound defensive end has played in 25 games over the past two seasons and will be on ‘the other side’ of the Holy War when these two teams meet. He’ll have two years of eligibility left to play for Utah.

April 7, 2020

Former UCLA TE Matt Lynch transfers to Colorado
Another tight end, or so you’d think, joins the crew in Boulder. Lynch was a converted quarterback and could actually vie for time in new head coach Karl Dorrell’s backfield as a backup signal-caller.

April 6, 2020

Former Arizona TE Jake Peters commits to Colorado
Peters announced his decision to transfer after the season ended last year and he has now decided to commit his services to new head coach Karl Dorrell. He’ll have to sit out this season due to transfer rules but will have two years of eligibility left. Peters played in just two games during his tenure at Arizona.

April 5, 2020

Cal TE Collin Moore enters transfer portal
Moore has two years of eligibility left and will be able to play immediately as he’s scheduled to graduate in May. He caught two passes for 11 yards last season.

April 3, 2020

Sam Noyer removes his name from the transfer portal
Colorado QB Sam Noyer has removed his name from the transfer portal after entering in December. The Buffaloes shifted him to safety at the beginning of the year last year but word is now that he’ll return to quarterback to compete for starting duties in Boulder.

April 2, 2020

Oregon State DE Conner Warick entering transfer portal
Warick was a three-star recruit and though he stands at 6’4, 257 pounds, he hardly saw the field for the Beavers last year. He’ll have to sit out if he transfers and will have two years of eligibility left wherever he surfaces.

Former UCLA G Chris Murray lands at Oklahoma
The former UCLA guard started 24 games for the Bruins over the past two seasons and will suit up for Lincoln Riley and Co. in Norman going forward. More on his transfer here.

Anthony Brown transfers to Oregon
The former Boston College Eagles QB is heading to Eugene. We wrote up more on Brown’s transfer here.

March 28, 2020

Former South Dakota redshirt senior S Phillip Powell transfers to Washington State
Powell racked up 60 tackles and two interceptions in his final season for South Dakota and will be immediately eligible to play in 2020

Former Stanford K Collin Riccitelli transfers to Rice
Riccitelli knocked home 8-of-10 PATs a season ago for Stanford but was certainly not in the mix with Jet Toner returning

March 26, 2020

Former Stanford DE Jovan Swann transfers to Indiana
Swann played four seasons at Stanford and registered 14 TFL over the past two

March 19, 2020

Former Grand Valley State G Matthew Stefanski transfers to Arizona
Stefanski was originally recruited to Arizona by currently OL coach Kyle DeVan and he’ll sit out this fall with the NCAA transfer rules while on academic scholarship

March 15, 2020

Former New Mexico DL Aaron Blackwell transfers to Arizona
Blackwell is a freakishly strong athlete but suffered a foot injury and miss all but four games a season ago

March 11, 2020

Arizona State OL Cade Cote awarded sixth year
Cote missed the entire 2019 season and was originally shot down upon his first appeal for a sixth year of eligibility

March 4, 2020

UCLA QB Austin Burton enters the transfer portal
Burton will graduate and spring and be able to play immediately at his next stop

February 27, 2020

Washington State WR Rodrick Fisher left the team
No news of Fisher joining the transfer portal after hauling in 19 catches for 265 yards and a score in 2019

February 19, 2020

Stanford CB Obi Eboh transfers to UCLA
Eboh transfers as a graduate and will be immediately eligible to play after logging 11 games of action over the past two seasons

February 14, 2020

Former Vanderbilt QB Mo Hasan transfers to USC
The former Commodore started a single game in 2019 but suffered a season-ending concussion in the outing

February 12, 2020

Arizona State TE Jared Bubak enters the transfer portal
Bubak had yet to catch a pass for the Sun Devils in four seasons

February 11, 2020

Correction — Brandon Ruiz is transferring to Mississippi State
His journey now has seen him commit to Alabama, spend four years at Arizona State, commit to transfer to Louisiana and now will play for Mike Leach and Co.

February 7, 2020

Utah QB Jason Shelley enters transfer portal
Shelley is set to leave the Utes after the emergence of Cameron Rising and the transfer of former South Carolina QB Jake Bentley

Former ASU K Brandon Ruiz transfers to Louisiana
The Ragin’ Cajuns receive the services of Ruiz after he missed all of last season due to injury

February, 3, 2020

K.J. Costello makes it official and transfers to Mississippi State
Costello joins former Washington State head coach Mike Leach in Starkville

January 31, 2020

Former Miami (Fl.) TE Evidence Njoku transfers to UCLA
Receiving a much-needed boost to the TE room, Njoku is the younger brother of current Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku

Former Stanford OL Henry Hattis commits to transfer to Arizona State
Some Pac-12 movement as Hattis battled injuries at Stanford but should add depth and will be immediately eligible to play

Arizona DB Troy Young enters the transfer portal
Young played in 25 games during his Arizona career but only four games in 2019

January 30, 2020

Utah DB Nygel King enters the transfer portal
King played in 12 games a season ago but mainly in special teams duty

January 29, 2020

Utah RB Devonta’e Henry-Cole enters the transfer portal
Henry-Cole had 188 yards and two touchdowns last season despite playing behind future NFLer Zack Moss

S Qwuantrezz Knight transfers to UCLA as a graduate
The former Kent State safety had an incredible season for the Golden Flashes in 2019 with 74 tackles and multiple plays on the ball in coverage

RB Brittain Brown transfers to UCLA
Brown will instantly be in the mix to receive some of the carries left with Joshua Kelley’s departure to the NFL

January 28, 2020

Arizona S Xavier Bell enters the transfer portal
Bell played in just five games with the Wildcats last season and hails from Mater Dei High School in California

January 27, 2020

USC S C.J. Pollard enters the transfer portal
Pollard was a member of the 2016 recruiting class and recorded 27 total tackles in his Trojan career

January 24, 2020

UCLA TE Jordan Wilson enters the transfer portal
Another tight end to transfer from LA, Wilson becomes the third TE to leave the UCLA program this offseason

Washington K/P Van Soderberg enters the transfer portal
Soderberg hasn’t attempted a kick in the past two years and will have one year of eligibility remaining

Air Force OL Joe Quillin transfers to Oregon State
Quillin will have three years of eligibility remaining to play for the Beavers

January 23, 2020

Former FSU WR Tre’Shaun Harrison transfers to Oregon State
Another transfer WR to the Beavers after Harrison caught 27 passes for 289 yards for the Seminoles last season

Stanford S Andrew Pryts pulls his name from the transfer portal
Pryts explored his options but is returning to Stanford for his final season

January 20, 2020

Josh Simmons commits to Oregon
Simmons is a four-star offensive guard for the 2021 recruiting cycle

January 18, 2020

USC DI Jay Tufele announces he’s returning to USC in 2020
Tufele could cement himself as a first-round selection with another dominant year in 2020

January 17, 2020

Former Texas A&M OT Kellen Diesch transfers to Arizona State
Head coach Herm Edwards with a big get in the former SEC tackle who played 21 games with the Aggies

USC WR Tyler Vaughns returning for senior season
Vaughns announced he’ll be returning to USC for this fall, his senior year

January 16, 2020

USC OT Austin Jackson declares for 2020 NFL Draft
Jackson is seen as a potential first-round selection

January 13, 2020

UCLA LB Jayce Smalley enters the transfer portal
Smalley was a preferred walk-on in 2017 and has played a minor role with the team since

UCLA DL Ulysses Aburto enters the transfer portal
Another Bruin has entered the portal as Aburto did not log a snap in 2019

Oregon trio returns to the team
Jordon Scott and Austin Faoliu each announced they were returning to the team for their final seasons while WR Jaylon Redd returned and enrolled in classes for the spring term

Oregon DBs returning for final season in Eugene
Both Thomas Graham and Deommodore Lenoir announced they’re returning for their senior seasons with the Ducks

January 12, 2020

Addison Gumbs applies for sixth year
Gumbs missed this past season due to an ACL tear and is ahead of the curve of applying for a sixth year

Jeromy Reichner receives sixth year
The Oregon State DE has hardly played since 2018 and was granted an extra year by the NCAA

January 11, 2020

UCLA RB Demetric Felton returning for senior season
Felton announced he’ll be returning to LA for one more season

WR Trey Lowe enrolls at Oregon State
The former Washington receiver missed the 2019 recovering from an infection — he was a four-star recruit

January 10, 2020

Stanford CB Paulson Adebo returning for senior season
Adebo was once considered a lock for the first round but is set to return for one more year with the Cardinal

Stanford redshirt-junior RB Trevor Speights enters the transfer portal
Speights became the 15th member of the Cardinal to enter the portal following the season

January 9, 2020

Velus Jones transfers to Tennessee
The former USC WR made it official by announcing he will join the Volunteers for 2020

January 7, 2020

UCLA TE Josh Harris enters transfer portal
Harris became the second UCLA TE to enter the portal in as many days after Harris didn’t play a single game this past season

Korbin Sorenson transfers to Oregon State
The former Portland State offensive lineman had started 32 straight games at PSU and was a third-team All-Big Sky member in 2018.

January 6, 2020

UCLA TE Matt Lynch enters transfer portal
Lynch was a three-star QB recruit and caught just a single pass for two yards in 2019

Arizona State P Michael Turk declares for the 2020 NFL Draft
Turk was one of the best punters in the nation a season ago

Four-star G Jager Burton has Oregon in his top 7
Burton is uncommitted but listed the Ducks as one of his seven top schools

January 4, 2020

Gary Bryant verbally commits to USC
The four-star receiver enters one of the nation’s most talented receiving groups

LV Bunkley-Shelton commits to Arizona State
Another four-star recruit committing to the Sun Devils, he chose ASU over Texas, USC, Oregon and Michigan

January 3, 2020

Javelin Guidry declares for the 2020 NFL Draft
The Utah defensive back has a chance to run the fastest 40-yard dash time at the combine

Washington RB Salvon Ahmed declares for 2020 NFL Draft
Ahmed should be one of the fastest available RBs in this class

January 2, 2020

Jason Harris gives verbal commitment to Colorado
Harris is a four-star defensive end and had a great performance at the UA All-American Game — he’s also 6’7, 220

Daniyel Ngata signs with Arizona State
Ngata is a four-star running back and stood out during the All-American Game

Dontae Manning verbally commits to Oregon
A four-star recruit, Manning chose Oregon over schools such as Georgia, Oklahoma and Texas A&M

Elijah Badger verbally commits to Arizona State
Badger was also considering USC and Oregon

Arizona State LB Tyler Johnson medically retires
Johnson never fully recovered from offseason surgery last year and did not play in 2019

January 1, 2020

UCLA TE Devin Asiasi declares for the 2020 NFL Draft
Asiasi caught 44 balls for 641 yards and four scores in 2019