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RANKINGS: Top-10 Big Ten Transfers Through Week Nine



Here’s a look at our Top-10 Big Ten transfers and how they’ve performed throughout the first nine weeks of the 2023 College Football season. 

These rankings are based upon The Portal Report’s College Fantasy Scoring metrics. Read more about our metrics by clicking here.


10.) Jack Henderson – Minnesota

The Southeastern Louisiana transfer has been a monster on the defensive end for Minnesota this season with 39 total tackles, three tackles for a loss, two interceptions and one sack.


9.) Nicario Harper – Illinois

A former Southern Mississippi and Louisville defensive back, Harper has already managed 45 total tackles, two for a loss, an interception, and a pair of defended passes.


8.) Will Pauling – Wisconsin

The Cincinnati transfer turned Badger wideout has put together a team-leading 41 catches for 449 receiving yards, and two touchdowns, including one in a last week’s battle with Ohio State.


7.) Andre Carter – Indiana

The defensive lineman and Western Michigan transfer has been a standout on this lackluster Indiana defense, with 37 total tackles, seven for a loss, two sacks, and even has two passes defended on the D-Line.


6.) Kaden Prather – Maryland

A former West Virginia Mountaineer, Prather has 30 catches for 426 yards and five touchdowns as quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa’s main target for the Terrapins this season. 


5.) Tanner Mordecai – Wisconsin

The former Oklahoma and SMU Signal caller has impressed when healthy with Wisconsin, producing 1,127 passing yards, three passing TD’s and three interceptions, four rushing TD’s, and a 64% completion percentage. 


4.) Nate Carter – Michigan State

With 609 rushing yards on 141 attempts, four rushing touchdowns, and even getting involved in the passing game with 17 receptions for 89 yards, the UConn transfer might be the only thing going offensively for these Spartans. 


3.) Nick Jackson – Iowa

The former Virginia linebacker is leading Iowa’s defense this season with 65 tackles, four and a half for a loss, one sack, two defended passes, and two forced fumbles.


2.) Hudson Card – Purdue

While Purdue is struggling, the Texas transfer has found some success, throwing for 1,717 yards on 278 attempts, eight touchdowns, seven interceptions, and three rushing TD’s.


1.) Luke Altmyer – Illinois

Putting together, 1,671 passing yards, a 63% completion percentage, ten touchdowns, nine interceptions, 301 rushing yards, and three rushing TD’s, the former Ole Miss quarterback is our top Big Ten transfer so far this season.

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