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Ohio State running back Chip Trayanum has transferred to the University of Kentucky. Trayanum entered the transfer portal on December 5th, 2023, after serving as a backup to Ohio State star TreVeyon Henderson for the season. He announced his commitment to Kentucky on December 12th, 2023, after a weekend visit to Lexington.

Why Kentucky?

Trayanum’s decision to transfer to Kentucky was likely influenced by several factors, including:

Opportunity for playing time: With the departure of Chris Rodriguez Jr., Kentucky has a clear need at the running back position. Trayanum will have a chance to compete for the starting job and receive significant carries next season.Familiarity with the coaching staff: Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops was an assistant coach at Ohio State from 2012 to 2014, and he recruited Trayanum to Ohio State. While Stoops was recruiting Trayanum, he built a strong relationship with him and his family. Trayanum is familiar with his style and his offense, which could have made Kentucky a comfortable place to transfer to.A chance to play in the SEC: Being able to play against the best teams and the best players in the country in the SEC, was something that appealed to Trayanum.The … Read more at FryingPanSports

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