Tennessee football offered Texas A&M offensive line transfer Remington Strickland on Friday night, Strickland shared on his X.
Strickland shared his plan to enter the transfer portal on Wednesday and he’s quickly gained a number of offers. The Vols join Houston, Cal, Colorado State, Kansas, UTSA, Illinois, Boston College, Vanderbilt and Arizona State in offering the offensive guard.
The 6-foot-4, 300-pound offensive guard is a rising redshirt junior and has yet to be a SEC level starter. At Texas A&M, Strickland redshirted in 2021, played in two games in 2022 before playing in seven games this past season.
Strickland has played just 57 career snaps, all at offensive guard, and earned a 65.4 PFF grade for the 43 snaps he totaled this season for the Aggies.
Offensive line is a position of need for Tennessee this offseason though the exact state of the Interior of the offensive line is currently unclear. Both starting center Cooper Mays and right guard Javontez Spraggins are seniors that have eligibility remaining and didn’t go through Senior Day festivities last week.
Starting left guard Ollie Lane is out of eligibility so the Vols will definitively have to replace at least one starter on the interior of their offensive line.
Behind the starters, Tennessee returns former Texas transfer Andrej Karic who battled injuries throughout his first season in Knoxville. Karic is the only experienced reserve while underclassmen Addison Nichols, Masai Reddick, and Ayden Bussell are all looking to step up into bigger roles.
The transfer portal officially opens on Monday, Dec. 4 and Tennessee will look to land players at a number of positions of need.