Big Ten TE Transfer Has Narrowed Down List To 3

first_imgTravis Vokolek catches a touchdown for Rutgers.PISCATAWAY, NJ – OCTOBER 06: Travis Vokolek #89 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights catches a touchdown against Sydney Brown #30 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during the second quarter at HighPoint.com Stadium on October 6, 2018 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images)In an announcement that surprised a number of people, Rutgers tight end Travis Vokolek previously announced his transfer from the program. It didn’t take long for him to reduce the list to a few top programs.According to recruiting analyst Derek Young, Vokolek has narrowed down his transfer list to just three schools: Iowa, Kansas State, and Nebraska.The Hawkeyes and Wildcats were on an early list. The Huskers have replaces the Arkansas Razorbacks, after a few visits, including a recent trip to Lincoln.The sophomore tight end had 16 receptions for 184 yards and two touchdowns for the Scarlet Knights this past season. He finished fourth on the team in yards and was tied for the lead in touchdowns.Rutgers finished the season with a 1-11 record – its worst since 2002.Rutgers tight end transfer Travis Vokolek just messaged me. His Nebraska visit has finished. Will make decision this week between Huskers, Kansas State and Iowa.— Derek Young (@DYoungRivals) May 28, 2019Young later added that Vokolek would not be immediately eligible to play for his new school. He should have three years to play two.No.— Derek Young (@DYoungRivals) May 28, 2019As for Vokolek’s potential destinations, Iowa is obviously an ideal target for anyone who views themselves as an elite tight end. The school boasts the moniker “Tight End U” for a reason.Nebraska is also a school that could be in the market for more experienced receivers to work with young quarterback Adrian Martinez.Finally there’s Kansas State, who brought in Chris Klieman to replace retired head coach Bill Snyder. Offensive coordinator Courtney Messingham has years of experience coaching tight ends across the country.last_img

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