Transfer Athletes Spice Up MEAC
Going down the roster of every team during the recent Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference coaches’ media day, one thing was obvious about some of the players listed — many of them came from a FBS school or junior college.
Transfers have always found a second-chance at a Football Championship Subdivision program, and this season won’t be an exception. But MEAC coaches left an impression at their recent gathering at the Waterside Marriott that they have mixed feelings about the impact a transfer might have on their program.
“If you look across the country, there is going to be a sprinkling of transfers on teams that are doing well,” said Joe Taylor, who in his first two seasons at FAMU had transfer quarterback Curtis Pulley lead his team to winning seasons. “It’s a trend and it’s probably their maturity. It does make a difference, especially if they’re in the right place.”
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