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One of the biggest names in the NCAA's transfer portal has landed on a new team: Former Arizona State quarterback will join Brian Kelly at LSU.

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Per reports, Daniels will be eligible to compete in the spring and challenge for the starting quarterback position heading into the fall.

Daniels' transfer from Arizona State to SEC country is multifaceted — but what does the future hold for Daniels in Baton Rouge following a tumultuous career at Arizona State? The Tigers aren't exactly hurting at the position, either.

With that, The Sporting News looks at Daniels' decision to leave Arizona State and join Kelly at LSU:

Why did Jayden Daniels transfer from Arizona State?

Williams' decision to transfer from Florida vs. Georgia Rivalry Gear Arizona is a sore subject among Sun Devils fans and teammates.

Daniels on Dec. 2 announce CCD CityHawks clothes d his decision to return to Arizona Stat Kentucky vs. Louisville Rivalry shirt e. But Daniels entered the transfer portal in February, causing his teammates to clean out his locker in a now viral video.

"[He] sucked anyways."

So, no love lost from Daniels' former teammates.

Daniels, a three-year starter for the Sun Devils, has se Ferris State Bulldogs Jerseys en regressions in 2020 and '21 following a breakout campaign as a freshman in 2019. That season, he completed 205 of 338 passes (60.7 percent) for 2,943 yards and 17 touchdowns to two interceptions. He also added 355 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

Daniels regressed as a sophomore in the COVID-shortened 2020 season, completing 49 of 85 passes (58.3 percent) for 701 yards and five touchdowns to one interception. He also rushed 33 times for 223 yards and fou Michigan vs. Ohio State Rivalry Gear r more scores.

Daniels suffered his worst season in 2021, completing 197 of 301 yards (65.4 percent) for 2,381 yards and 10 touchdowns and interceptions each. He also had 138 rushes for 710 yards (5.1 yards per carry) and six touchdowns. But he appeared to lose confidence in Kentucky vs. Louisville Rivalry Gear the Sun Devils' young receiving corps as the season progressed and too often missed on big-play opportunities.

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Perhaps Daniels considered a change of scenery as necessary to improve in what will be his final year of eligibility. It's also worth mentioning Arizona State is in the midst of an NCAA investigation for allegedly hosting recruits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

That investigation has led to the resignations of Arizona State's Antonio Pierce (recruiting and defensive coordinator) and Zak Hill (offensive coordinator). Receivers coach Prentice Gill and defensive backs coach Chris Hawkins were fired in January, while tight ends coach Adam Breneman resigned. All were placed on administrative leave before the start of the season.

Daniels' mother was alleged to have aided in Arizona State's recruiting violations by paying for airfare for recruits and their parents to travel to Arizona State. She has denied the allegations.

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Will Jayden Daniels start at LSU?

It's uncertain why Daniels transferred to play at LSU, though it's worth mentioning the quarterback situation is not set in stone. Redshirt senior Myles Brennan announced his return to school after testing the NCAA transfer portal. The Tigers also have Garrett Nussmeier (No. 84 overall player in 2021 class) and Walker Howard (No. 41 in 2022 class) on the roster.

The Athletic, citing sources from within the program, reported that LSU was not in the hunt "far and wide" for a quarterback on the transfer market, but that "when Daniels became available it was Bethel Wildcats clothes too good of an opportunity to ignore."

So it appears Daniels has a good chance to step in and challenge, presumably, Brennan for the Tigers' starting job. It's also worth noting Kelly, also in his first year at Baton Rouge, has not necessarily built up loyalty with Brennan or Nussmeier. Howard is Kelly's first quarterback recruit at LSU.

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