Louisville Strikes in NCAA Transfer Portal


The NCAA transfer portal is closing soon, and several players have new homes. The Louisville Cardinals have eight transfers thus far. Notable names like Myles Slusher, Marquis Groves-Killebrew, and Jack Plummer.

Marquis Groves-Killebrew, Texas A&M

Marquis Groves-Killebrew - Football - Texas A&M Athletics - 12thMan.com

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After a torn ACL in the final regular season game of his high school career, Groves-Killebrew only played twice during his true freshman season at Texas A&M. He played a combined 21 defensive snaps against Ole Miss and Florida. When healthy, the 6-foot, 180-pound defensive back has the potential to be an elite defender. Coming out of high school, he ranked as the No. 11 player in Georgia, the No. 13 cornerback, and the No. 114 prospect in the Class of 2022. He was selected for the All-American Bowl. During his senior season for Kennesaw (Ga.) North Cobb, Groves-Killebrew had 38 tackles and two interceptions. Despite playing his high school ball in Georgia, he grew up in Louisville, KY.

Myles Slusher, Arkansas 

Arkansas football DB Myles Slusher to enter transfer portal

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Slusher has started 15 games for Arkansas the last three seasons and totaled 93 tackles, 9.5 for a loss, two sacks, two interceptions, and seven pass breakups. Slusher had an off-field incident that led him to leave. He was suspended by Arkansas for one game in November following an arrest. He decided to enter the transfer portal shortly after. Slusher was the No. 121 overall prospect in the Class of 2020 and will have two remaining seasons of eligibility, taking advantage of the Covid-19 eligibility rule. Slusher was a Four-year varsity letter winner at Broken Arrow High School in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. 

Jack Plummer, California

Jack Plummer Signs With Louisville Football - Card Chronicle

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Plummer, a 6-foot-5, 215-pound senior, entered the transfer portal as a graduate transfer. He was listed as the No. 8 safety and the No. 2 overall in Oklahoma. At Cal, Plummer threw for 3,095 and 21 touchdowns, with a 406 passing-yard game against USC. At Cal, his game highs include 35 pass completions and 52 pass attempts at Colorado. Louisville will be Plummer’s third stop after he transferred to Cal year from Purdue, where he spent his first three college seasons. In those three seasons under Brohm at Purdue, he passed for a total of 3,405 yards and 26 touchdowns. Plummer was an ESPN four-star recruit in the 2018 class; the QB started all 12 games. He possesses the traits of a pocket passer and has an effective quick release. He goes into next year with starting position to lose.

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