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RB KirVonte Benson, OL Zakk McKeehan and DB Jarett Cole enter their names into the transfer portal

This is a pretty big loss for Tech

NCAA Football: Georgia at Georgia Tech Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Former defensive back Dameon Williams got everything started earlier this week by adding his name into the transfer portal, and now former B-back KirVonte Benson and offensive lineman Zakk McKeehan have followed, according to a report by Rivals’ Kelly Quinlan.

Benson was expected to play a sizable role in offensive coordinator Dave Patenaude’s offense as a senior this year. Before his injury last season, Benson was the starter at B-back after a breakout season in 2017 that saw him rush for 1,053 yards and six touchdowns.

McKeehan was a redshirted last season and was set to serve as a reserve offensive lineman this season.

It’s not all bad news though. From earlier this week, a certain kicker received a scholarship.

Wells was an incredible asset for the Yellow Jackets last season, finishing 9-for-9 on field goals including a season-long 48-yard field goal.


Defensive back Jarett Cole has also entered his name into the transfer portal, per KQ.

In his tweet, KQ mentions that Tech is now at 84 scholarships which opens up a spot for either a walk-on to get added or a player to transfer in.