A Wisconsin Badger OL is entering the transfer portal

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Earlier today on Twitter, Wisconsin offensive lineman Kayden Lyles announced he would be entering the transfer portal. Lyles has one year of eligibility left thanks to the bonus COVID-19 year given out, and will use that year at a different school.

Lyles has played in five of the seven Wisconsin games this season, but has not appeared since the Illinois win. The senior offensive lineman was expected to step in as the starting center for Wisconsin, but was surprisingly beaten out by sophomore Joe Tippman during camp.

Lyles is a Wisconsin native who was named a 2018 Academic All-Big Ten performer and was on the 2021 Rimington Trophy watch list. Here is his message to Badger fans after being at Wisconsin since his 2017 redshirt season: