Florida DT Lamar Goods to enter NCAA transfer portal

Gainesville, Florida – Florida has a lot of bodies in the defensive tackle this spring but is still looking for others to step up to finish off the start Jervon Dexter. It looks like the Gators will have one less option out there going forward, though the program is expected to hit the transfer gate for a veteran option after the Spring Ball.

On Friday, defensive intervention Lamar merchandise He posted on his Instagram that he is entering the NCAA transfer portal. He had not formally entered the gate until 3:20 PM ET.

He wrote, “I want to start by thanking everyone at the University of Florida that I appreciate and care for everything you’ve done for me.” “But after long and difficult conversations with my family, I have decided to enter my name into the transfer portal. I am excited to see where this next chapter in my life takes my academic and football career, but I will always be proud that I was dead. Thank you Gator Nation.”

Merchandise was a sophomore sophomore of the Redshirt in 2022, only appearing as a reserve in two seasons in Florida.

He has been off the team for parts of the 2020 campaign due to COVID-19, and has been late to Kindergarten in the process. He appeared in only two games in 2021, scoring only one interference in his UF career.

Gods is one of a handful of third- and fourth-year players in the Gators’ defensive tackle who have had a largely limited impact. Jervon Dexter He emerged as a bona fide SEC junior in the position, but Florida didn’t get much production from the commodity trio, Jaylene Humphreys And Galen Lee just yet.

Lee is said to be enjoying a positive spring, and he’s had the band’s biggest production to date. He’s logged 11 tackles, 2.5 tackles for a loss, and a sack and forced stumble in two seasons so far.

Goods, a former four-star potential, of St. Thomas More High School in Oakdale, Connecticut, was ranked as the 362th overall potential in the 2020 recruitment category. Ranked as the 36th defensive tackle in that category and the No. 4 player overall in Connecticut.

With his departure, Florida will almost certainly be dealing with a defensive post-spring transfer gate.

Gators has expressed interest in moving Maryland Daryl Jackson West Virginia Transfer Achim Masidor.

Jackson was a true rookie in Maryland in 2021, and the 6-foot-6, 300-pound tackles appeared in all 13 games and started in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, with a total of 22 tackles. Mesidor was a freshman for 2020 who is all-American and coming off a sophomore season that saw 38 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks.