Freshman All-American Withdraws From Portal; Returns to Texas A&M Football

Chase Bisontis returning to Texas A&M football out of the portal is huge news for Mike Elko and company.

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Chase Bisontis Returning to Texas A&M Football With a Full Season's Experience Under His Belt

Texas A&M football fans are really seeing the transfer portal both giveth and taketh away in a very short time frame. Following the disappointing news that Evan Stewart has entered the transfer portal, Aggie fans had their spirits lifted when it came down that OL Chase Bisontis had withdrawn his name from the portal and would be returning to Texas A&M football next year.

This is something I touched on in my article earlier today about Aggies who had entered their names in the portal who might be coming back, but according to Billy Liucci of Texags, things have been trending well with Bisontis for a while now. I was surprised and pleased by this news, as I thought Bisontis was a lock to leave once Addazio left.

The thought, at least while Chase was in the recruiting process, was that to fire Addazio was to lose Bisontis. That testifies to the yeoman's work that Mike Elko and Adam Cushing have been able to do to get Bisontis to return.

Bisontis had a rough go of things sometimes out there at tackle as a freshman in the SEC—perhaps the toughest position outside of quarterback to come in and start right away in this conference—but you could also see his talent and upside plenty of the time. With Layden Robinson departing for the NFL after this year, I'd love to see Bisontis slide inside on the line and play guard next to Trey Zuhn or Rueben Fatheree after the latter returns from injury.

This bolsters a position of need for the Aggies, as the woes up front have been a huge part of the issues for Texas A&M football ever since that stellar OL the Maroon and White rolled out back in 2020. Very happy to have you back, Chase.

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