A couple weeks after Colorado’s spring practice, defensive back Kevin George is moving on from the program.
George announced via Twitter he would be entering the transfer portal on Wednesday afternoon. The scarcely-used cover corner was poised to contribute in 2018, but was slotted behind Trey Udoffia, Dante Wigley and others on the depth chart last season. His only true game experience was recording one tackle at Nebraska.
“I will be entering the transfer portal and looking to attend a new football program,” George wrote in his Twitter post.
A Highly-touted JUCO transfer, George was on-track to make an immediate impact under Mike MacIntyre’s staff. The 6’3” and 180 pound Lafayette, LA native gathering up 10 tackles, seven pass deflections and two interceptions during his freshman season at Georgia Military College. He cited “personal” reasons for the decision to transfer after from Boulder.
On a defense that couldn’t afford to lose any depth, George becomes the third player to enter the portal under new coach Mel Tucker, along with defensive lineman Melekiola Finau and safety L.J. Wallace. A week after potential starting safety Hasaan Hypolite was dismissed from the program due to a violation of team rules.
George also said he doesn’t have a school ready to transfer to as of yet, but is weighing all of his options. Oregon and Arizona were two other schools that showed interest towards him when he signed his letter of intent with CU back in 2017. George has two years of eligibility remaining when he completes the transfer process.