Brennan Armstrong Trend to North Carolina with the Transfer Portal Crystal Ball. National Reporter Chris Hammer projects Armstrong into the Wolfpack. Auburn, North Carolina and Oklahoma will all court Armstrong’s services, according to ESPN’s Pete Thamel. North Carolina State University is looking for a quarterback replacement Devin Learytransferred to Kentucky.
Armstrong, a 9,000-yard career passer at the college level, is an alumnus. Armstrong threw for 2,210 yards and seven touchdowns against 12 interceptions for the Cavaliers, where he only played 10 games this season as scheduled.Armstrong took a step back after head coach Bronco Mendenhall Retired, led to offensive coordinator Robert Anae Depart for Syracuse.
2021 was Armstrong’s most prolific season in Virginia. He threw for 4,449 yards and his 31 touchdowns for the year against his 10 interceptions. In his 5th season at Charlottesville, Armstrong completed his 60.6% of passes for 9,034 total yards against his 35 interceptions and his 58 touchdowns.
Leary opened the door for North Carolina freshmen after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury that required surgery in October MJ Morris Shine. Morris stood out with a performance of 265 yards and 3 touchdowns against Virginia Tech. He also scored three touchdowns in a win over Wake Forest in early November. But North Carolina State’s interest in Armstrong could put Morris on the road to starting his quarterback job in 2023.
There are currently not many available quarterbacks left on the transfer portal. hudson card (Purdue), Colin Shree (UCLA), Shedule Sanders (Colorado), Luke Altmaier (Illinois), DJ Uiagalelei (Oregon), Jeff Sims (Nebraska), Cade McNamara (Iowa) and Graham Martz (Florida) are just a few of the famous quarterbacks who have flown off the board. Hartman, Armstrong, Sanders, Arkansas transferred Malik Hornsby It’s still the top uncommitted quarterback available, but open jobs are being filled fast.
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North Carolina State’s season ended with a 16-12 loss to Maryland in the Dukes Mayo Bowl. Coach Dave Doren turned to Ben Finley, who was 22-of-48 passing for 269 yards and two interceptions. North Carolina State managed just 1.5 yards per carry against Tarp.
“MJ practiced all over Bowls [practices] And as the match got closer, he was in pain and didn’t feel like it was the right move for him,” Doren said. “We wanted to play with him. , we weren’t going to put him out where he wasn’t completely confident. I felt it was best for his future not to put it down.”
When schools reopen for National Sign Day, North Carolina State University will be 44th in the 2023 overall recruiting class, 42nd in transfer rankings, and 7th in ACC.
Dean Straka and Isaac Trotter contributed to this report.