3 best Travis Hunter transfer destinations if he doesn’t follow Coach Prime to Colorado

Travis Hunter, Jackson State Tigers. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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Travis Hunter, Jackson State Tigers
Travis Hunter, Jackson State Tigers. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) /

Travis Hunter may not be following Deion Sanders to Colorado from Jackson State after all.

With Travis Hunter entering the transfer portal very late on Sunday night, he now becomes the most coveted player in the portal across the entire college football landscape.

Hunter was the No. 1 overall prospect in the 2022 recruiting class. The former cornerback standout from Suwanee, Georgia shockingly flipped from Florida State to play for Deion Sanders at Jackson State on National Signing Day. He spent his freshman season as a big part of the Tigers’ SWAC Championship team. However, the Tigers lost a total heartbreaker in the Celebration Bowl…

Here is the sweet graphic by On3’s Hayes Fawcett to let everyone know that Hunter is portaling.

Although everyone wants to connect Hunter to Colorado, he did not say it is a foregone conclusion that he will follow Coach Prime to Boulder.

Hunter said if CU is a fit for him, he will follow Sanders. But if not, he has all options open to him.

Travis Hunter enters transfer portal: 3 destinations for him besides Colorado

SEC. . Alabama Crimson Tide. 3. 829. Pick Analysis. player. Scouting Report

Let’s be real: It’s always Alabama, so the Crimson Tide cannot be ruled out here

A third team potentially in the mix for Hunter outside of Colorado it not obvious, so that means one thing and one thing only: Alabama is definitely in play for him. For as long as Nick Saban is in Tuscaloosa aight, the Crimson Tide will have a chance at any blue-chip prospect, whether that be right out of high school or the transfer portal. The question is if Hunter wants to head to Alabama.

Yes, he can play on one of the best rosters in the Power Five and start right away, contending for a national championship seemingly every year. However, next season will be three seasons removed from Alabama’s last national title. Saban is in his early 70s and we have to wonder how much longer he is going to be able to do this at the highest of levels. This is why Hunter may not go here.

Regardless, few universities have the resources to win at the highest of levels like Alabama does.