Former Tennessee running back Ty Chandler announces his transfer destination
Former Tennessee running back Ty Chandler has made his decision, he’s headed to North Carolina.
The former Volunteer back entered the NCAA transfer portal recently after spending four seasons in Knoxville. Thanks to the NCAA’s decision to give all players a free season of eligibility, Chandler has the option to play one more season in college.
At North Carolina, Chandler will reconnect with former Tennessee running backs coach, Robert Gillespie. Gillespie recruited Chandler to Knoxville as he previously served on Butch Jones’ Tennessee staff.
During his time with the Volunteers, Chandler rushed for 2,046 yards and 13 touchdowns in 45 total appearances for Tennessee.
He signed with Tennessee as a four-star prospect in the 2017 recruiting cycle out of Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashvlle.
Here is the statement Chandler issued on Tuesday, announcing his decision to transfer to North Carolina.