Miami football 2023 offensive transfer expectations

Sep 17, 2022; College Station, Texas, USA Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 17, 2022; College Station, Texas, USA Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami football program signed six transfers on offense during the 2023 offseason and returns running back Henry Parrish who transferred from Mississippi and wide receiver Frank Ladson who returned home from Clemson as a transfer during the 2022 offseason. Several transfers will make an impact offensively.

Center Matt Lee and guard Javion Cohen are expected to have the biggest impact on offense for the Miami football team in 2023 among the transfers. Cohen and Lee have been named to several preseason All-ACC teams. Cohen and Lee are projected starters and expected to help upgrade the Miami offensive line.

Running back Ajay Allen joins the Miami football program from Monroe, Louisiana via the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Allen will unite with fellow Louisiana product, Miami offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson. Allen ran 33 times for 190 yards and two touchdowns as a true freshman for Nebraska in 2022.

Wide receiver Tyler Harrell returns home to South Florida and provides the Miami offense with the ability to stretch the field. In four seasons at Alabama and Louisville, Harrell had 22 receptions for 577 yards and six touchdowns. The majority of that production was in 2021 at Louisville with 18 receptions for 523 yards and six TDs.

Tight end Cam McCormick is an incredible story of perseverance. Because of injuries, McCormick is entering his eighth season of college football after transferring from Oregon. Mario Cristobal coached McCormick for five seasons in Eugene. McCormick had 10 receptions for 66 yards and three TDs in 2022 and is an adept blocker.

The final transfer on offense for the Miami football team in 2023 is offensive tackle Luis Cristobal who transferred from Georgia State. Cristobal is the nephew of Mario. Cristobal is primarily projected as a backup who adds depth to the roster. Cristobal was graded as a three-star prospect out of high school by 247 Sports.

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Mario Cristobal and his staff have done a good job adding depth, experience and talent to the 2023 roster. Cohen and Lee will be impact players in 2023 barring something unexpected. Allen, Harrell and McCormick will compete for snaps with different varying of expectations and Cristobal adds depth on the OL.