Last week, West Virginia sophomore safety Tykee Smith shocked everyone by announcing that he would be entering his name into the NCAA transfer portal.
During his two years in a Mountaineer uniform, Smith has tallied 114 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, one sack, four interceptions, 13 pass breakups, and one forced fumble. Smith has only started 17 games in his collegiate career but is quickly becoming one of the most respected defenders in the game.
Why the decision to transfer?
Smith informed me that “It had nothing had to do with the defense or anything like that. I was starting