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  Former Arlington High School cornerback Jahari Rogers announced on Thursday evening via Twitter that he would transfer to SMU. Rogers spent one season at the University of Florida, where he appeared in three games. Rogers was a former four-star recruit, and the No. 11 player in the state of Texas, according to 247Sports. He received offers out of high school from Alabama, Auburn and Texas, among many others. Rogers is listed at six feet tall and 170 pounds. - Dallas Morning News

(DS#999 CB) So/2024 CB Jahari RogersSouthern Methodist
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  For the second time in as many weeks, a Florida player has left the football program. Cornerback Jahari Rogers has entered the NCAA transfer portal, The Sun confirmed Wednesday. He appeared in three games as a true freshman, recording two tackles in the SEC Championship Game and a pass breakup in the Cotton Bowl. The 5-foot-11, 184-pound Rogers was a top-100 overall recruit and one of three Texas signees in Florida's 2020 class. He's the second player to transfer from UF since spring practice ended, joining offensive lineman T.J. Moore. - Gainesville Sun

(DS#999 CB) So/2024 CB Jahari RogersSouthern Methodist
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  01/21/21 - Blake MazzarSr/2022, Southern Methodist, 5-09, 183 (DS#2 K) + More +

  Washington State will be replacing not just one, but both of its all-conference specialists in 2021. Blake Mazza, who was WSU's placekicker from 2018-20, announced Wednesday he'd be leaving the Cougars in order to play one final college football season closer to his hometown of Plano, Texas. Mazza's redshirt sophomore season in 2019 went down as the best by a WSU kicker in school history. He made his first 18 field goals of the season, set a program record for field goal percentage by making 20 of 21 and went 55 of 57 on PATs. - Spokesman-Review

(DS#2 K) rSr/2022 K Blake MazzaSouthern Methodist
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  Tre Siggers emerged as an elite player at North Texas on the turf at Ford Stadium in a loss to SMU, the Mean Green's biggest rival. That's where one of UNT's most productive running backs in recent years will finish his career. Siggers entered the NCAA transfer portal on Friday and landed at SMU just a few hours later. Siggers spent four seasons at UNT and redshirted in his freshman campaign in 2017. The former Duncanville standout posted one of his more memorable performances two years later after UNT elected to move him from safety to running back. - Denton Record

(DS#999 RB) rSr/2022 RB Tre SiggersSouthern Methodist
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  SMU football added former Oklahoma TE Grant Calcaterra today, according to a post from Calcaterra's Twitter. He previously committed to Auburn in December of 2020, but withdrew that commitment following the firing of head coach Gus Malzahn. Calcaterra played three seasons with the Sooners, and was a starter. He recorded nine touchdown in his 41 receptions and had 637 career receiving yards. He played a big role, securing two touchdowns in the Big 12 title game in 2018. However, he retired after the 2019 season due to concussions, but announced he would return to the sport in after the 2020 season. - Dallas Morning News

(DS#35 TE) rSr/2022 TE Grant CalcaterraSouthern Methodist
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  SMU wide receiver Reggie Roberson Jr. announced via Twitter on Monday that he will come back for a final season with the Mustangs. Roberson has been one of SMU's most explosive players during his tenure but has been sidelined by two season-ending injuries the past two years. Roberson likely would have been an NFL draft prospect this offseason if not for a season-ending knee injury he suffered in the third quarter of the Mustangs' Oct. 3 game against Memphis. Similarly, he went down with a season-ending foot injury the previous October. It's unclear where Roberson is in his recovery and if he would have been able to participate in any of the pre-draft showcase events. The transfer from West Virginia has broken out in his three years with SMU, hauling in 2,079 yards in 22 games. He's averaging 17.8 yards per catch during his career. In that game against Memphis, he had 243 receiving yards on just five receptions. - Dallas Morning News

(DS#17 WR) rSr/2022 WR Reggie Roberson Jr.Southern Methodist
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  Former All-Big 12 tight end Grant Calcaterra won't be transferring to Auburn after all. The former Oklahoma standout, who signed with Auburn as a transfer during December's early signing period, announced on Friday evening that he will not be playing for the Tigers next season and will seek to finish out his college career at another program. A 6-foot-4, 242-pounder originally from California, Calcaterra planned to come to Auburn as a graduate transfer. He has not played in a college game since Oct. 5, 2019, when injuries cut his junior season short that year. He then stepped away from football due to a series of concussions he sustained during his career, but he had a chance of heart this fall and decided to pursue a return to the field as a transfer in 2021. - Birmingham News

(DS#35 TE) rSr/2022 TE Grant CalcaterraSouthern Methodist
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  12/31/20 - Blake MazzarSr/2022, Southern Methodist, 5-09, 183 (DS#2 K) + More +

  2020 ALL-PAC-12 CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION: K Blake Mazza, Jr.,...Mazza earns his second straight all-conference accolade after receiving first-team honors last season. The redshirt-junior went a perfect 4-for-4 on field goal attempts and tied for the team-lead with 24 points. - Washington State Football

(DS#2 K) rSr/2022 K Blake MazzaSouthern Methodist
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  Basically as soon as Tanner Mordecai was in the transfer portal Sunday, SMU offensive coordinator Garrett Riley was in contact with him. Riley, of course, is the brother of the head coach whose program Mordecai had just left - Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley. SMU was a school he'd already had on his mind and had targeted to some extent before entering the portal. Mordecai had watched quarterback Shane Buechele rebound from losing a rotation spot at Texas to become an all-time great at SMU. For this Big 12 quarterback from Oklahoma, the blueprint was there and the fit felt right.

"SMU's just a really good spot. It made a lot of sense for me," Mordecai told The Dallas Morning News. "They have a lot of returning guys. It's right down the road from where I'm from. I like the city of Dallas. SMU offers a really good academic opportunity. Man, it really just made a lot of sense in a lot of different ways." Mordecai spent three years at Oklahoma and the past two as the backup to different starters. The four-star recruit redshirted his freshman year, but he was efficient when he did play for the Sooners, completing 50 of 70 passes. He's capable of running the ball, but it wasn't a big part of his arsenal. - Dallas Morning News


(DS#22 QB) rJr/2023 QB Tanner MordecaiSouthern Methodist
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  It appears as if SMU found its quarterback for 2021. Just four days after QB Shane Buechele declared for the NFL draft, the Mustangs have landed a likely replacement. Ex-Oklahoma quarterback Tanner Mordecai announced on Twitter that he had committed to SMU, two days after entering the transfer portal. Mordecai spent three years at Oklahoma, mostly serving as a backup to the elite QBs that came through the Sooners' system. The Waco native was 32-of-40 this season, even getting some meaningful snaps in the Red River rivalry back in October. Mordecai had other big offers coming out of high school, including opportunities to go to Georgia, Ole Miss and others. - Dallas Morning News

(DS#22 QB) rJr/2023 QB Tanner MordecaiSouthern Methodist
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  OU backup quarterback Tanner Mordecai announced Sunday that he was entering the transfer portal. "Forever grateful for my time here," Mordecai posted on Twitter. "I have now entered the transfer portal. Excited to see what God has in store for me." The move wasn't entirely surprising, given Spencer Rattler's performance this season and the addition of another five-star quarterback, Caleb Williams, in the 2021 class. "He's been a really good member of this football team," Sooners coach Lincoln Riley said of Mordecai. "I think he's looking for the opportunity to go in and be a starter somewhere. He's done really well and I think he's ready to be a starter." Mordecai has thrown for 529 yards and four touchdowns with one interception during his Sooners career. He spent the last two seasons as the backup, first behind Jalen Hurts last season and Rattler this year. - Daily Oklahoman

(DS#22 QB) rJr/2023 QB Tanner MordecaiSouthern Methodist
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  SMU quarterback Shane Buechele will enter the NFL draft, marking the end of a long college career. Buechele helped lead the Mustangs to their first 10-win season in decades. He announced his decision via Twitter on Friday evening. Buechele had one year of eligibility remaining, as the NCAA granted a blanket year of eligibility to all athletes in 2020. Buechele is considered a late-round/priority free agent prospect. - The Dallas Morning News

(DS#14 QB) rSr/2021 QB Shane BuecheleSouthern Methodist
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  2020 ALL-AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM (COACHES): RB Ulysses Bentley IV, SMU,...Bentley IV leads the Mustangs with 913 rushing yards and 11 rushing touchdowns in 10 games, and has been listed on FWAA Freshman All-American, Doak Walker and CFPA Watch Lists. His 11 rushing TDs set the SMU freshman single-season record and his 913 rushing yards are over 250 more than any other player in the conference. He scored his first seven TDs in the opening three games of the season, which tied for the sixth most in a three-game span at SMU. - Southern Methodist Football

(DS#13 RB) rSo/2024 RB Ulysses Bentley IVSouthern Methodist
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  2020 ALL-AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM (COACHES): TE Kylen Granson, SMU,...Granson, who opened the season on the Biletnikoff Award Watch List, is a repeat selection after earning second-team honors in 2019. The senior had a breakout game at Temple with six receptions for a career-high 149 yards and one touchdown. It was his second-career 100-yard game. In just his second season on the Hilltop, Granson ranks as one of the top tight ends in program history, setting the career receiving TD record by a tight end with 14 and ranking second in yards (1,257) and receptions (78) for a tight end. - Southern Methodist Football

(DS#1 FB) Sr/2021 FB Kylen GransonSouthern Methodist
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  2020 ALL-AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION (COACHES): LB Richard McBryde, SMU,...McBryde has started all 10 games this season at linebacker and is second on the team with 52 tackles (42 solo), including team-leading totals in 8.0 TFLs and 3.0 sacks. - Southern Methodist Football

(DS#23 ILB) rSr/2021 ILB Richard McBrydeSouthern Methodist
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