Barry Moreland, a Redshirt Senior Cornerback from Zion, Illinois, has entered his name into the Transfer Portal. Moreland was not expected to see much action this year and is not considered a big loss for the West Virginia football program. In addition to Moreland, West Virginia also Defensive Lineman Tyrese Allen earlier in the week to the Transfer Portal.
After sitting down with my family about my future, I have decided to enter the NCAA transfer portal. I want to thank the WVU football staff for giving me a year to improve myself & further my college career. I am looking forward to see the plans God has for me. #OneLastDance🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/zbVN7s1FBB
— Barry Moreland (@b_moreland19) May 3, 2019
Moreland only played in one game last year (against Baylor) after redshirting in 2017. Prior to West Virginia, Moreland played for Central Lakes College in Minnesota.
Considering that Moreland would not see much action in his final year of eligibility, this move makes sense for him. Student athletes transferring following a coaching change is a very normal, typical part of college football. Good luck wherever you end up playing, Barry!