FSU football: Reactions to Greedy Vance Jr. Entering the Transfer Portal

This promising young defender will be missed at Florida State!
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Unfortunately, Greedy Vance Jr. made his decision to enter the transfer portal Thursday. This was a predictable move with the acquisition of Earl Little Jr. from the portal and a talented group of high school players acquired over the past two recruiting cycles. Vance Jr. found his groove last season with 18 tackles, 1 interception, and 3 passes deflected, a solid sophomore season. The quality contributor has played a lot of meaningful minutes for the Seminoles, and it is disappointing that he will continue to evolve elsewhere for his final year in college.

Florida State will definitely miss Vance Jr.'s excellent pass coverage and ability to force turnovers. Nevertheless, we wish him the best of luck. Even with one year of college eligibility left, his football career is just getting started, and he may have a future at the professional level.

Here are some reactions to Vance Jr.'s departure.

Vance's decision to leave is a by-product of the new era in college football. Players have the option to leave whenever they want if they believe they can find a more favorable situation to maximize their playing time. I can't blame Vance here, as he'll likely continue to split reps with others with only one year remaining. He can likely find a starting position at another school. It may not be at the level of FSU, but he's good enough to remain at the P5 level, with the potential to make an NFL roster at some point. FSU coaches have done a great job of keeping players who are central to what they are trying to do on both sides of the ball. The departure of Vance isn't a bad thing. He'll get an opportunity to maximize his final year in college, and FSU will gain a scholarship back as they look to get down to the 85 scholarship limit by fall camp.

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