Maryland will be down an offensive lineman headed into this summer.

On Friday, Keon Kindred announced that he would be entering the transfer portal.

The 6’5 290 pound Kindred tweeted a message on Friday saying “new home.” The OL went on to thank Maryland fans for the support he received as a Terrapin. Kindred also showed appreciation for his teammates, saying “you guys are my brothers for life.”


Kindred committed to Maryland with Ja’Kavion Nonar, who he was teammates with at Glades Central High School. Kindred and Nonar committed together in October 2021, and signed with the Terrapins together the as well.

Both Kindred and Nonar were both rated as three star recruits when they signed with Maryland. Kindred chose Maryland over offers from multiple schools, including Miami, Florida State, and Memphis. The OL did not see action on the field last season.

Kindred was the No. 139 offensive tackle in the class of 2022, per 247Sports Composite rankings.