LSU football now has 22 total transfers (in and out), 10 more set for NFL draft; see latest

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LSU football is deep into its offseason, but that doesn't mean new head coach Brian Kelly isn't hard at work reforming the Tigers roster ahead of the 2022 season.

The Tigers had added 11* transfer players (*including Myles Brennan) since the end of the regular season, including eight in the past week, while another 11 have entered the NCAA Transfer Portal, six of whom have already found their new programs.

The Tigers are set to enter their first offseason since hiring the former Notre Dame head coach in Baton Rouge, taking the spot held by Ed Orgeron for six seasons.

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Orgeron's final game was in the season-ending victory over Texas A&M. Offensive line coach Brad Davis led the team in a bowl game loss to Kanas State. Wide receiver Jontre Kirklin started that game, with quarterback Max Johnson having already announced a transfer to that same A&M squad. The situation underscored just how different the roster will inevitably look starting in 2022.

Scroll below for a rundown:
- The 11 players who have announced they'll transfer to LSU from other programs since the end of the regular season (per 247Sports' tracker)
- The 11 players who have announced they'll transfer from LSU since the end of the regular season (per 247Sports' tracker)
- The 10 players who have announced they'll forgo remaining eligibility to enter the NFL draft

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WHO'S ARRIVING?
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Myles Brennan
LSU quarterback Myles Brennan throws a pass in a game against Missouri during the 2020 season. Photo credit Jay Biggerstaff, USA TODAY Sports

The list of arrivals is headlined by a QB who never actually left in Myles Brennan. The veteran Tigers QB entered the transfer portal mid-season, but opted to return to LSU after a conversation with Kelly.

The Tigers have also landed a few in-state transfers, a former Notre Dame punter and handful of potential impact players early in the offseason.

MYLES BRENNAN, QB*
- From: LSU (*entered NCAA Transfer Portal, but will return)
- Year: senior (redshirt)
- 2021 stats: n/a

MILES FRAZIER, OT
- From: Florida International
- Year: freshman
- 2021 stats: n/a

SLADE ROY, LS
- From: East Carolina
- Year: freshman
- 2021 stats: n/a

JOE FOUCHA, S
- From: Arkansas
- Year: senior
- 2021 stats: 13 games played; 73 tackles (33 solo); 7.5 TFLs; 1.5 sacks; 1 forced fumble; 7 passes defensed; 2 INTs

MEKHI WILLIAMS-Garner, S
- From: UL-Lafayette
- Year: sophomore (redshirt)
- 2021 stats: 3 games played; 7 tackles (5 solo); 1 pass defensed

GREG BROOKS JR., CB
- From: Arkansas
- Year: junior
- 2021 stats: 13 games played; 47 tackles (22 solo); 2.5 TFLs; 1 interception; 4 passes defensed; 2 fumble recoveries

NOAH CAIN, RB
- From: Penn State
- Year: junior
- 2021 stats: 12 games played; 106 carries, 350 yards, 4 TDs; 19 receptions, 114 yards

Noah Cain
Former Penn State running back Noah Cain (21) runs out of bounds in a game against Illinois. Photo credit Rich Barnes, USA TODAY Sports

KYREN LACY, WR
- From: UL-Lafayette
- Year: sophomore
- 2021 stats: 12 games played; 22 receptions, 304 yards, 6 TDs

WEST WEEKS, ATH/LB
- From: Virginia
- Year: freshman
- 2021 stats: 10 games played; 31 tackles (15 solo); 1 TFL; 1 sack; 5 passes defensed; 1 fumble recovery

JAY BRAMBLETT, P
- From: Notre Dame
- Year: junior
- 2021 stats: 13 games played; 58 punts, average of 42.6 net yards

TRE'MOND SHORTS, IOL
- From: East Tennessee State
- Year: junior (redshirt)
- 2020 stats: Played all of ETSU's 401 offensive snaps; 13 knockdowns; all SoCon first team (media and coaches); multiple FCS All-Americans selections

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WHO'S GONE?
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The following players have entered the NCAA Transfer Portal and announced their destination, highlighted by star cornerback Eli Ricks and quarterback Max Johnson.

Ricks, who had his season cut short due to injury, was quick to land with Alabama. Johnson meanwhile is now a quarterback at the school he most recently defeated in Texas A&M.

Eli Ricks
Former LSU cornerback Eli Ricks returns an interception against Florida in the 2020 season. Photo credit Brad McClenny, USAT Images

ELI RICKS, CB
- Where: Alabama
- Year: sophomore
- 2021 stats: 6 games played; 11 tackles (6 solo); .5 TFLs; 1 interception; 1 pass defensed

LANDON JACKSON, EDGE
- Where: Arkansas
- Year: freshman
- 2021 stats: n/a

MAX JOHNSON, QB
- Where: Texas A&M
- Year: sophomore
- 2021 stats: 12 games started; 225-for-373 (60.3%), 2,814 yards, 27 TDs, 6 INTs; 78 rush attempts (including sacks), -41 yards

TREY PALMER, WR
- Where: Nebraska
- Year: junior
- 2021 stats: 10 games played; 30 catches, 344 yards, 3 TDs; 3 carries, 2 yards; 18 kick/punt returns, 6.5-yard return average

ALEX ADAMS, WR
- Where: Akron
- Year: sophomore
- 2021 stats: 1 game played; 1 catch, 5 yards

DWIGHT McGLOTHERN, CB
- Where: Arkansas
- Year: sophomore
- 2021 stats: 9 games played; 32 tackles (26 solo); 1 interception (TD scored), 5 passes defensed; 1 forced fumble

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TO THE NFL DRAFT
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The following players have already announced they intend to enter the NFL draft, highlighted by star cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. and linebacker Damone Clark. Stingley had his junior season limited to just three games due to injury, but he's still currently projected as a potential top-5 selection.

- Damone Clark, LB
- Neil Farrell, DT
- Derek Stingley Jr., CB
- Cordale Flott, CB
- Cade York, PK
- Ed Ingram, OL
- Cam Lewis, DB
- Avery Atkins, P
- Ty Davis-Price, RB
- Chasen Hines, OL

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WHO'S STILL DECIDING ON TRANSFER?
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The following players have entered the NCAA Transfer Portal, but have yet to pick a new program. While uncommon, players can elect to return to their former program. LSU quarterback Myles Brennan did exactly that in returning to the Tigers following the coaching change. Otherwise this list will be updated if/when those players announce their transfer destinations.

- Deion Smith, WR
- Eric Taylor, DB
- Koy Moore, WR
- Navonteque Strong, LB
- Nate Harris, S