Isaiah Nichols, veteran DL transfer from Arkansas, reveals B1G destination
Isaiah Nichols is a veteran defensive line contributor out of Arkansas. Early Tuesday morning, Nichols confirmed a B1G transfer destination.
A 3-star prospect of the 2018 recruiting class, the 6-foot-3 and 300-pound Nichols announced he is transferring to Ryan Walters’ Purdue program. Nichols brings some experience to the middle of the Boilermaker defense for Walters’ first season in 2023.
— Isaiah Nichols (@isaiahnichols93) January 17, 2023
During the 2022 season, Nichols produced 16 tackles and a tackle for loss with the Razorbacks. His most productive season came in 2021 when he had 21 total tackles, 3.5 TFL, 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble.
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During Purdue’s bowl game appearance, Drew Brees helped out as an interim assistant coach for the Boilermakers. He also made an appearance during College GameDay to pitch Purdue as a viable destination for players in the transfer portal.
We’ll see if any other players follow Nichols and Brees’ pitch with a transfer to West Lafayette.