Breaking News: Another Texas Longhorn LB Confirm To Enter Transfer Portal With 4 years Of Eligibility

Texas linebacker S’Maje Burrell to use the NCAA transfer portal Burrell was suspended by the Longhorns indefinitely on Wednesday due to his involvement in the collision that led to T’Vondre Sweat’s arrest for DWI.

Just one day after head coach Steve Sarkisian announced his indefinite suspension from the program, Texas Longhorns redshirt freshman S’Maje Burrell stated on Thursday that he will use the NCAA transfer portal.

On April 15, the spring transfer window will open.

Following the revelation that Burrell was operating the vehicle that struck former defensive tackle T’Vondre Sweat’s Ford Bronco on Sunday morning, causing it to roll over on its side, the player was suspended. Before the police could arrive at the scene of the accident, Burrell left, and Sweat was taken into custody and charged with DWI.

According to the 247Sports Composite rankings, Burrell—a unanimous four-star prospect out of Fort Worth North Crowley in the 2023 recruitment class—was rated as the No. 29 linebacker and the No. 334 player in the country. Out of 25 offers, Burrell choose Texas over USC, Florida, Florida State, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Oklahoma.

Burrell had a redshirt last season and did not play in any games. The Longhorns now have seven inside linebackers on the field following his departure.

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