Alabama Rumored To Be Tampering With Notable QB Who’s Not In Transfer Portal

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The Alabama football program is rumored to be tampering with a major signal caller from the ACC. The Crimson Tide have supposedly been in contact with Miami’s Tyler Van Dyke.

The only issue with the alleged contact is the fact that the passer has not yet entered the transfer portal. Those tampering rumors have led to an uproar on social media.

Alabama finds itself in a transition season under center after losing Heisman winner and potential No. 1 overall pick Bryce Young. Young led the Tide to an SEC title and a national championship game appearance over the last two seasons, but he’s now on his way to the NFL.

The current roster includes redshirt sophomore Jalen Milroe, who saw action last year when Young went down with an injury, as well as a trio of freshmen. Combined, they boast 35 completions and one start.

With that being said, the Tide could certainly use some help at the position, and it may be on the way.

Rumors are now circulating Miami message boards, with some saying that new Bama offensive coordinator Tommy Rees has already been in contact with the signal caller.

If true, that would violate tampering rules as Van Dyke is not yet in the transfer portal.

Social media immediately erupted with reaction to the news.

One person asked, “How can he be in contact with him? That’s tampering,” while someone else wrote, “That is a violation.”

Another person said, “Saban must not be confident in his QBs he has now.”

While the rumors are now out about a potential transfer to Alabama, many believe Van Dyke will ultimately stay at The U.

Could this just be a way to leverage more money from Miami’s lucrative NIL program?

It’s certainly something to follow over the next few days.

Tyler Van Dyke had an incredible freshman season, throwing for just under 3,000 yards and 25 touchdowns. His production fell off a bit in Year 2, as he saw a drop to 1,835 yards and just 10 scores as the Hurricanes went 5-7.