Gerald Mincey, the offensive tackle for the Tennessee Volunteers, has made the decision to join the NCAA Transfer Portal. Hailing from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Mincey stands tall at 6-6 and weighs around 337 pounds, as per information from During the previous season as a redshirt junior, he showcased his skills in all 13 games, starting in 7 of them, including the bowl game.

Initially intending to stay with Tennessee for the upcoming season, Mincey has altered his plans, opting to conclude his college career elsewhere. Expected to hold a starting position as a tackle for the 2024 Volunteers, he will now depart from Tennessee. Mincey spent the last two seasons with Tennessee after transferring from the Florida Gators, where he played numerous games during the 2021 season. As a three-star recruit in 2020, he was ranked 689th overall according to On3 industry rankings. Despite being heavily recruited by various schools before committing to Florida and later moving to the Tennessee Volunteers, he has chosen a different path for the remainder of his collegiate career.

While Mincey faced legal issues following a simple possession charge, he continued to contribute to coach Heupel’s offensive unit. Subsequently limited in playing time as a consequence, it didn’t completely prevent him from taking part in games.

Should Mincey proceed with his transfer from the Volunteers, the team will need to seek a replacement for the tackle position. The exact individual to fill this role remains uncertain; however, incoming freshman Bennett Warren, a 6’8, 325-pound prospect from Sugar Land, Texas, could potentially shake things up during practice. Warren is set to showcase his talents in the All-American Bowl on January 6th, offering Tennessee fans an early glimpse of his capabilities.

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