Another shot at landing in the SEC? Notable Charlotte OL Ty'Kieast Crawford enters transfer portal
When Ty’Kieast Crawford left high school, he was a 4-star prospect with offers from multiple SEC schools.
The No. 19 offensive tackle recruit in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite, Crawford of Carthage, Texas, ended up at Charlotte, but the prospect in the Class of 2020 has ended his freshman season looking to play elsewhere.
Coming out of high school, he had 22 offers and was listed at 6-foot-5 and 335 pounds.
In his announcement on Twitter, Crawford thanked Charlotte for the opportunity, his teammates, and others for helping him become the man he is today.
Crawford is well-known to recruiting followers in the SEC West. He was a one-time Arkansas commitment under Chad Morris, but on the weekend he decommitted from the Razorbacks, he visited Texas A&M.
At Charlotte, Crawford played in all six games, and started in three.
His 247Sports scouting report described him this way:
“Big-framed, stout offensive lineman who initially looked like a guard projection but now appears to be a legitimate tackle prospect at the Power 5 level. Possesses college-ready size. Long-armed, barrel-chested, and flat-stomached. Strong lower body. Showed seismic improvement from sophomore to junior season. Good motor. Encouraging nimbleness in pass protection relative to size. A terror when cutting loose at the second level in the run game. Hunts linebackers and DB’s with impressive open-field athleticism.”
— Ty’kieast Crawford (@KieastTy) December 29, 2020
Here are his high school highlights from Hudl: