WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Former Purdue safety Marvin Grant announced Thursday he is headed to Kansas after entering the transfer portal on May 2. The former four-star recruit out of Martin Luther King High School in Detroit appeared in 19 games during his three seasons with the Boilermakers.
During the 2021 college football season, Grant registered a combined 76 tackles, including 2.5 for loss, while also generating three pass deflections and a forced fumble while starting in all 13 games at safety for Purdue.
Grant joined the Boilermakers as part of the program's 2019 recruiting class following a 12-2 senior season and a Michigan Division 3 state championship. As a freshman, he appeared in three games and recorded a pair of tackles.
During the 2020 season, as a sophomore, Grant played in four games and registered 14 total tackles, including three for loss, while forcing two fumbles. At the end of the year, he was named an Academic All-Big Ten selection.
Last season, Kansas finished last in the Big 12 standings after posting a 2-10 overall record, which included a 1-8 mark in the conference.
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