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Report: Tight end Preston Daniel enters transfer portal

Transfer portal giveth, transfer portal taketh away.

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Florida State will be losing a tight end, as redshirt junior Preston Daniel will be entering the transfer portal, according to a report from Noles247.

Daniel played in 46 games during his time in Tallahassee, recording seven catches for 69 yards and two touchdowns. His impact as a blocker was his strongest contribution in garnet and gold.

FSU is set to add one of the top-ranked tight ends in the nation, Landen Thomas, next season.

His FSU bio:

2022:

Played in all 13 games with two starts…made three receptions for 15 yards and one touchdown with one tackle…All-ACC Academic Team…ACC Honor Roll...Seminole Scholar…recorded first collegiate touchdown reception and made solo tackle in 35-31 win at Louisville…touchdown opened scoring at Cardinals…caught seven-yard pass in 45-38 victory vs. Florida…made six-yard reception in 41-16 win vs. Georgia Tech…started vs. No. 4 Clemson and in 38-3 win at Syracuse.

2021:

Appeared in all 12 games, seeing action at tight end and on special teams units…Don Powell Award winner…ACC Honor Roll…Seminole Scholar…made five-yard reception at Boston College…recorded one tackle at Florida.

2020:

Played in all nine games with starts vs. Jacksonville State and at Louisville…caught two passes for 45 yards while serving as key blocker for FSU offense…ACC Honor Roll…first collegiate catch was for 36 yards in 31-28 victory vs. No. 5 North Carolina…reception came on third down from FSU 7-yard line and continued drive that ended in 10-0 lead…made nine-yard reception vs. Pitt…had 10-yard kickoff return in 56-35 win vs. Duke.

BEFORE FSU:

Played tight end and linebacker for Evangelical Christian…helped lead Eagles to 2019 Division II Class AA state championship and 13-1 overall record…offense averaged 33.3 points per game while defense allowed only 11.1 points per game during state title season…also played lacrosse all four years at ECS, appearing in 50 games…won state championship his freshman year and advanced to state title game in 2019.