Rivals Recruiting Podcast: Q&A with Malik Zaire and transfer portal effect

Josh Helmholdt, Recruiting Analyst

Josh welcomes former Notre Dame and Florida quarterback Malik Zaire to the podcast this week. The Dayton, Ohio, native discusses his recruitment, his transfer and where his post-playing career has taken him. Josh closes things with a discussion on the transfer portal and how it will affect recruiting.

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1:22 – Start of Malik Zaire interview

3:20 – Recalling the reasons Zaire chose Notre Dame

7:20 – Why Zaire did not end up at Ohio State

12:00 – How the transfer portal benefits student-athletes

15:45 – Zaire’s post-football career

19:05 – Why players will be staying in college longer

24:21 – Recruiting 101: Transfer Portal’s impact on recruiting


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