Former Clemson LB LaVonta Bentley opens up on decision to join CU Buffs

The Colorado Buffaloes brought in plenty of big names in the transfer portal this offseason with Deion Sanders instantly changing the culture. One of the best gets was former Clemson linebacker LaVonta Bentley.

Bentley spent four years with the Tigers and played in some massive games, but he was stuck in a backup role with the amount of talent Clemson had at his position.

Now, he has a golden opportunity in Boulder, and he opened up on his decision to leave Clemson and go to Colorado, per Brian Howell of BuffZone:

“Better opportunity. Just trying to feed my family and I know this is the best place I can do that,” Bentley told BuffZone.

Bentley also got into the bigger picture of what he was dealing with at Clemson:

“I felt like politics played a part over at Clemson,” Bentley told BuffZone. “I felt like I was next in line, but still got to do the work. I knew my information and all the plays and stuff like that, but God gave me signs that I needed to transition, so that’s what it was.”

Bentley still has two years of eligibility remaining, and he should be a big part of the Buffs’ revamped defense.

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