Texas A&M Player Posts Cryptic Message After Entering Transfer Portal

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Former four-star defender Bobby Taylor is transferring from Texas A&M. The rising sophomore didn’t play a down for the Aggies last season but was hoping to become a contributor in his second year on campus.

Now, he’ll look to make those plays for a different team after entering his name into the portal on Tuesday. He later posted a cryptic message in response to the decision insinuating that it wasn’t the intended option.

Taylor, whose father was a former NFL DB, was a highly touted prospect in the 2022 recruiting cycle. He came to College Station as part of the Aggies’ heralded (and allegedly expensive) No. 1 class.

Taylor played a big role in landing some of that talent as he called himself a ‘recruit turned recruiter’ during that offseason.

Now, though, he’ll suit up for another program, becoming the latest member of that historic A&M group to leave the program. He’s the 30th member of the roster to enter the portal this offseason, which leads all of college football.

The defensive back announced his intention to transfer in a message on Twitter earlier today.

Many were sad to see his decision to leave as they posted responses online.

While sad to see him go, most Aggies fans wished him luck at his next destination.

What seemed to be an amicable split soon got a bit awkward, though, following a cryptic message posted by Bobby Taylor on his Instagram Story.

That message read, “And don’t think I wanted to leave.”

The post hints that it might not have been his decision to leave at all. Was he forced out by the staff or was there another reason for his departure?

Would he rather have stayed in College Station? It certainly seems that way.

Unfortunately, we may never get an answer as to why he’s now in the portal. Where Taylor ends up next will be interesting to see.

It’s worth noting that the Katy, TX native chose the Aggies over Texas and Michigan in his original recruitment while also holding offers from the likes of Alabama and Georgia. It shouldn’t take him long to find a new home.