The transfer portal never stops grinding. On Thursday, Maliq Carr of Purdue, a 2020 four-star wide receiver, entered the portal. The big, athletic receiver is yet another intriguing option for schools.
Mark Pszonak contributed to this report.
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Recruiting: Carr had upwards of 30 offers when he trimmed his list down to Purdue and Georgia before committing to the Boilermakers during his senior season. Purdue had been considered the favorite for several months.
At Purdue: During his true freshman season in West Lafayette, Carr finished with one reception for 15 yards.
Potential landing spots: Michigan State is considered the landing spot for Carr, who plans to play both football and basketball for the Spartans. No other schools are involved at this time.
Farrell’s Take: He has excellent size and is an amazing athlete so this would be a big deal for Michigan State depending on whether he focuses on football enough. With his head in the game in football he can be a weapon that is hard to stop and is one of the bigger WR gets from the portal.
Impact Meter: 8.3 out of 10
The Transfer Portal continues to change the way college football programs recruit and manage their rosters so we here at Rivals.com continue to evolve our coverage. Each time a player of note enters the portal, we will examine their potential impact on the college football landscape and assign an impact rating, both when they enter the portal and when they choose a destination. The scale is from 1-10 and the description below explains the scoring scale.
1.1-4.0 — Not a big impact expected, likely a non-starter and down the bench depth player.
4.1- 6.0 — A solid impact can be expected in the right scenario and has the potential to battle for a starting job.
6.1-9.0. — A high impact player who won’t change a program but will certainly be a very good contributor and starter.
9.1- 9.9 — A very high impact player who should start the moment he steps on the field and will change the outlook of a program immediately.
10 — A franchise transfer who has a chance to be an All American and one of the elite players in college football.