Only 54% of FBS players who entered the portal enrolled in the new school

In a bid to make the transfer portal more transparent, the NCAA released statistics and data for 2020 and 2021 showing that only 54% of FBS players entering the portal are enrolled in a new school.

During the two-year period shown in the infographics provided by the NCAA, 5% of the student-athletes entering the portal withdrew their names, while 41% remained active on the transfer portal. The data show an increase of more than 950 FBS players who entered the portal from August 2019 to July 2020 (1583) to August 2020 to July 2021 (2539). The NCAA had the most activity in December and January, with 38% of participants in 2021 in those two months.

Because the NCAA has allowed student-athletes to transfer once without penalty, the transfer portal has become more popular, supported by NCAA site numbers.

In 2020, 587 undergraduate students entered the portal and enrolled in a new school, while in 2021, there were 950 students. This sharp increase in 2021-2022 is still increasing and this number is expected to be even higher. two years ago

A survey conducted by the NCAA shows that only 59% of FBS football players who have entered their name on the transfer portal have been transferred to another school and received a scholarship to their next destination. Of the scholarship players who have entered the portal, 33% (834) are still active and 8% have been transferred without sports assistance.

FBS football has the highest number of student-athletes entering the transfer portal (2538) among any sport, but men’s basketball with 31% (1692) of athletes in 2021 has the highest percentage of student-athletes on the portal. 16% of its athletes enter the portal, while 22% (1134) of women’s basketball enter during the 12-month period.

The NCAA analyzed data on all sports under its jurisdiction and found that only 30% (9101) of Part I athletes who entered the portal in all sports received sports assistance at their new school, and 47% (14293) They all received sports assistance. Participants remain active

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