The NCAA transfer portal has acted as a well of entertain so far this year, with top-rated players like former Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Caleb Williams entering the portal.
The reaction to which has been equally entertaining. Former Pittsburgh Steelers and Detroit Lions quarterback Charlie Batch, an alum of the Eastern Michigan Eagles, took to social media earlier this week to call on Williams to transfer to his former school.
Batch’s offer: $1 million.
Hey @CALEBcsw, have you considered Eastern Michigan, @EMUFB? If not, you SHOULD. GameAbove Capital is prepared to pay you ONE MILLION DOLLARS for one year! Are you ready be an EAGLE?@espn @CBSSportsNet @CBSSports @NBCSports @FOXSports @barstoolsports @MACSports @FS1— Charlie Batch (@CharlieBatch16) January 5, 2022
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Georgia, Kirby Smart could kill a lot of ghosts with CFP win
Austin American-Statesman: Golden: Sports off to a rough start all around in 2022
Dallas Morning News: College football is premiering a new season — and you shouldn’t get attached to its main characters
247Sports: The Insider: Where it all began for Texas freshman sensation Xavier Worthy
247Sports: Twenty-two way-too-early predictions for the 2022 season
Inside Texas: Inside the gameplan: Go-go in 2022?
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
247Sports: Mike at Night: 2023 and transfer portal notes
247Sports: All-American bowl: Top performers from Day 2 practices
247Sports: Observations and notes from Day 2 of All-American Bowl practices
Inside Texas: Notes from day two at the All-American Bowl & late night recruiting notes
Inside Texas: JTEN: Jalen Hale, TJ Gray, Kedrick Reescano
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
The Smoking Musket: Mountaineers focus on what they can control
WHAT WE’RE READING
SB Nation: Tennessee politician apologizes for trying to pants referee during high school basketball game
SB Nation: Kevin Porter Jr.’s buzzer-beater led to a horribly insensitive comment from a Wizards broadcaster
NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND
- No. 9 Texas women’s basketball fell to the Texas Tech Red Raiders last night.
- Texas women’s basketball will also cancel their Jan. 9 game against the Baylor Bears due to COVID-19 protocols.
SCHEDULE UPDATE— Texas Women's Basketball (@TexasWBB) January 5, 2022
Our game at Baylor scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 9 has been postponed in accordance with Big 12 Conference basketball game threshold guidelines.
The game will be rescheduled for a later date this season.