LSU is looking to bounce back in a big way this season but the Tigers won’t be able to accomplish that feat unless the team’s running game drastically improves in 2021.

That mission may have just become more difficult given the latest news out of Baton Rouge as redshirt freshman Kevontre Bradford has entered the NCAA transfer portal. This news was first reported by 247Sports.

The Tigers still have Tyrion Davis-Price and John Emery Jr. returning this season, they were the top two rushers on the team last season, but Bradford came to Baton Rouge with plenty of hype and he certainly lived up to it early on after arriving at LSU.

“I want you to remember this name now, Kevontre Bradford. He is a talented young man,” Orgeron said last July.

During his true freshman season, Bradford rushed the ball a total of 10 times for 58 yards last season.

Here is Bradford’s bio as listed on the LSU team website:

Bradford is a four-star running back and Top 25 prospect in Texas, checking in on 247Sports as the No. 13 running back prospect in the 2020 class. Bradford is coming off a strong senior campaign that saw him run for 1,563 yards and 23 touchdowns on 9.2 yards per carry. He also caught 12 passes for 242 yards and three touchdowns on 20.2 yards per reception. During the past three seasons, Bradford has rushed for more than 3,000 yards for a consistently talent-laden Lancaster squad.