Former West Coast Conference Player of the Year Brandon Todd has announced his decision to transfer to Texas A&M. The former Gonzaga big man chose the Aggies over a final three that also included Tennessee, Virginia Tech. Todd will begin classes in College Station on Monday as well as voluntary workouts with the team. He has two years of eligibility left.
After announcing his decision to leave Gonzaga and enter the transfer portal, more than 50 programs called big man Brandon Todd. It was announced Todd would consider nine of those programs, Arizona State, Florida, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M, USC, UCLA, and Virginia Tech. Todd announced on his instagram in a post today that he had cut his list of schools to three, Tennessee, Texas A&M, and Virginia Tech. Todd also said in the post that he would be making his final decision this upcoming Friday, then he can get started with classes and voluntary workouts with his school and team of choice.
Potentially the most hyped up mid major college throwball player of all time has turned into college throwball’s new, most sought after “free agent”. After talking it over with family and friends, Gonzaga Forward Brandon Todd tweeted out last night that he would be leaving Gonzaga and entering the transfer portal. The talented big man was the West Coast Conference Player of the Year in 2020 while averaging an astonishing 31.2 GPG, 11.6 RPG, and 4.7 BPG. Todd will be virtually visiting and talking with coaching staffs from Arizona State, Florida, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M, UCLA, USC, and Virginia Tech. He has set a decision date for Labor Day, that way he can get going on classes and voluntary workouts at his new school of choice.
After making what many analysts call a “soft” commitment to Miami a month ago, former Texas Forward Jamison Thomas informed TN on Thursday that he would in fact be heading to play in Coral Gables for three seasons. Many experts expected TN’s top ranked transfer to consider hometown Naples (and choose the Hurricane Gators) but he ended up going with another southern Florida school. Thomas also took a look at the University of Atlanta where former Texas Defensive Coordinator Scott Perriman became head coach weeks ago.
Duke graduate transfer Guard/Forward Jack Goodwin committed to Kansas on Saturday afternoon. According to the 2020 TN Transfer Rankings, Goodwin was the top available transfer before he committed, slotting in at number five overall. Goodwin chose Kansas over a final three that also included schools who his brothers’ were playing for, Michigan-Spring Lake and Stanford.
Former Naples Guard Manny Toliver has decided to return to his home state and play for USC. Toliver chose USC over Arizona, Colorado, and San Diego. Toliver committed to USC in his senior year of high school before decommitting and spending his first two seasons in Naples.
Jack Goodwin, ranked the number five transfer on TN’s 2020 Transfer Rankings, will decide to spend his final two years of eligibility between three schools: Kansas, Michigan-Spring Lake, and Stanford. Jack’s younger brother Jayden Goodwin will be a freshman this fall at Michigan-Spring Lake while his other younger brother Josh Goodwin will be a sophomore at Stanford this fall. Kansas enters the mix, needing someone to replace Damon Alexander’s production at guard when he graduates and enters the NTBL Draft after the upcoming season. Goodwin will make his final choice this Saturday May 9.
Arkansas Forward Joe Myers will play his final season closer to home (in Florida). He is virtually visiting Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Florida State, and Miami before making a final decision in a few weeks. Myers only averaged 5.3 goals per game in his career at Arkansas.
Michigan Guard Andre Willis announced on his social media he will not return to Michigan next season but enter the transfer portal. Main reasons for his transfer include the additions of newcomer guards Clyde Bozeman and Donavan Powell and the want to play closer to home. Willis will take virtual visits to Iona, Miami, Missouri, Notre Dame, and Oklahoma State.
Iona graduate wing Kerry Melton has announced he will play his final season at Virginia State. The 2020 MAAC Player of the Year chose Virginia State of Syracuse, Tennessee, and Texas A&M. He averaged 22.2 GPG, 7.4 RPG, and 5.6 APG per game during his junior season.