Miami football faces key Alabama transfers Saturday
When the Miami Dolphins face Alabama on Saturday
at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, they will not be the only team depending on transfers.
When the Hurricanes and Crimson Tide meet in Atlanta, six of the top 120 transfers will be on the field.
The 247 Sports Top 150 includes four Hurricanes and two Crimson Tide transfers.
Alabama linebacker Henry To’o To’o, a Tennessee transfer, was the top-ranked transfer in the summer of 2021.
To’o To’o was described as a “proven head-hunter at linebacker who should become an even greater star,
and a likely first-round pick” by 247 in their profile of the top 50 2021 transfers.
Miami cornerback Tyrique Stevenson is the second-highest rated transfer behind To’o To’o and the 10th-highest
ranked transfer nationwide among the players hitting the field at Mercedes Benz Stadium.
also The former Georgia Bulldog will be a crucial component of Miami’s CB rotation
as he is one of three starters. “Versatile defensive back coming home to Miami,” 247 said in its profile on Stevenson.
Should be a valuable addition to the Hurricanes’ defensive backfield.
” Stevenson listed as a co-starter alongside Te’Cory Couch and D.J. Ivey for two CB spots.
Miami is likely to use three cornerbacks most of the time.
Jameson Williams, a former Ohio State wide receiver, is the 23rd-ranked transfer in 2021.
In two seasons with the Buckeyes, Williams totaled 15 catches for 266 yards and three touchdowns.
Alabama didn’t choose him at wide receiver with Heisman Trophy
winner Da’Vonte Smith and NFL first-round selection Jaylan Waddle.
“From one college football powerhouse to another, Williams averaged 17 yards per catch in 2020 and should
put up numbers in an Alabama receiving room with less established options than Ohio State,” according to 247.
Alabama has a deadly WR combination in Williams and John Metchie.
Charleston Rambo, the 25th-ranked transfer and fifth-best wide receiver in the country, anticipated to be just
as vital to the Miami football team as Williams is to Alabama. Rambo struggled at Oklahoma in 2020, but he’ll
flourish in Rhett Lashlee’s system and offer the deep threat Miami sorely needs.
“A good 2019 season was followed by an injury- and covid-plagued 2020 season, during which he was overtaken on the depth chart by Marvin Mims, a freshman phenom. It’ll be a favorite of D’Eriq King’s.”
also Rambo is expect to a major receiver for King, according to 247’s report.
In 2021, the Miami football team should have three clutch receivers on offense, thanks to WR Mike Harley and tight end Will Mallory.
Rambo should be able to put 2020 behind him and demonstrate why he was such a game-changing receiver in 2019.
The other two players rated in the top 120 transfers for 2021 are both from Miami.
Defensive end Deandre Johnson, a second-team edge rusher rated as the 104th best transfer for 2021, provides much-needed depth for Miami.
Justice Oluawaseun, an offensive lineman, was the final transfer to join Miami in 2021, and he now ranks 119th.