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Is The Transfer Portal Hurting College Football?

There are over 1000 players in the portal. That’s a lot, right?

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There are more than 1000 players in the college football transfer portal. These aren’t just minor players, but four and five star athletes. The NCAA granted an extra year of eligibility, but did they expand scholarship limits?

What happens to the players that transfer with regards to their scholarships?

What about new players coming out of high school?

What does all this mean?

Is this hurting our favorite sport?

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