Penn State has seen a lot of turnover on offense this season. Along with the graduation of Trace McSorley and NFL Draft departure of Miles Sanders, the team has lost a few wide receivers to transfer.
Juwan Johnson is the most prominent departure. He’s off to Oregon.
The team is also losing Brandon Polk, a former four-star recruit. He’s been at Penn State for four seasons, but has a year of eligibility, and has struggled to break through as a contributor for the Nittany Lions.
In 2018, Polk played in seven games, going for nine receptions for 162 yards and two touchdowns.
On Wednesday, Brandon Polk announced that he will transfer to James Madison to finish his college career.
JMU is a bump down to the FCS level, though the program is a power in that lower division.
The James Madison move is also a move closer to home for Polk. He is a native of Ashburn, Virginia, about 120 miles from his new school.
Polk was the No. 316 overall player in the class of 2015. He was the No. 39 receiver, and the No. 13 player in the state.
Clearly his college career hasn’t gone as many had thought it would, but if JMU can unlock his potential, they are getting an impressive talent.