Miami leading rusher Henry Parrish Jr. enters transfer portal

One Atlantic Coast Conference team-leading running back entered the transfer portal upon its opening on Tuesday.

Miami running back Henry Parrish Jr. officially entered the portal this week as players can announce their intentions to transfer through April 30. According to 247 Sports, Parrish entered the portal March 19, though he officially entered Tuesday.

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Parrish led the Hurricanes for a second-straight season with 625 rushing yards last season along with six touchdowns on 100 carries. He averaged 6.3 yards per rush.

The Goulds, Florida, native spent the first two seasons of his career at Ole Miss from 2020-21 rushing for over 800 yards and five touchdowns. Parrish entered college football after being rated as a four-star recruit by 247 Sports and Rivals and winning the Nat Moore Trophy as the top football player in South Florida his senior year.

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Upon his transfer to Miami ahead of the 2022 season, Parrish claimed All-ACC Third Team honors playing in 10 games starting five. He had 616 rushing yards and four touchdowns to go with 120 receiving yards and two touchdowns through the air.

Miami also saw third-leading rusher Donald Chaney Jr. transfer from the program in December 2023 to Louisville.