Former Middle Tennessee State defensive tackle Marley Cook has received at least nearly a dozen offers from power conference schools. In five seasons with the Blue Raiders, Cook had 61 tackles, 19 TFLs, 10.5 sacks, one interception, three pass breakups, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
In five seasons at North Carolina State Clark has 72 tackles, 7.5 TFLs and four sacks. Clark had 22 tackles a career high four TFLs and two sacks in 2023. The 2024 season will be Clark’s final year of eligibility. Clark had three tackles one TFL and his only sack this season in a 20-6 North Carolina State win over Miami in November.
There is a lot of speculation about where Ward will end up next. Several reports have Miami among the top schools considering Ward and the potential that the Hurricanes will have an in-home visit with him. The visit could occur in his home in Texas after he finishes finals at Washington State on December 9.
In two seasons in the Palousse Ward completed 65.5 percent of his passes for 6,968 yards with 48 TDs and 16 interceptions. Ward also ran for 202 yards and 13 TDs in two seasons at Washington State. Ward is the fourth-ranked 2024 transfer and third QB currently in the portal per 247 Sports.
Some of the other bigger names in the portal like QBs Will Howard, Will Rogers and Dante Moore have conflicting reports is Miami has offered them. All three would seem to be good fits for Miami. Howard and Rogers are older players late in their college careers. Moore just finished his freshman season at UCLA.