Tennessee wide receiver enters transfer portal

Tennessee sophomore wide receiver Walker Merrill has entered the NCAA transfer portal.

“I want to thank God, my coaches and Vol nation for a great two years in Knoxville,” Merrill announced Wednesday. “My time there will always be cherished. I gave everything I had to the program and gained a lot of great memories, friendships and experiences. After many thoughts and prayers with family and mentors, I have decided to enter my name into the transfer portal.”

The 6-foot-1, 195-pound Merrill appeared in 23 games for the Vols from 2021-22, recording 13 receptions, 168 yards and three touchdowns.

He came to Tennessee from Brentwood High School in Brentwood, Tennessee.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire