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Nebraska Wide Receiver Is Entering The Transfer Portal

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Nebraska wide receiver Isaiah Garcia-Castaneda is on the move again.

Garcia-Castaneda, who joined the Cornhuskers prior to this season as a transfer from New Mexico State, entered the NCAA transfer portal once again on Tuesday, Athlon Sports has learned. Garcia-Castaneda confirmed his decision on Twitter, saying he plays to sit out the remainder of this season and continue his college career elsewhere.

Garcia-Castaneda will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.

"Thank you Nebraska. Officially in the Transfer Portal with 2 years of eligibility remaining." -- Isaiah Garcia-Castaneda

Garcia-Castaneda caught five passes for 120 yards and a touchdown while appearing in four games for the Cornhuskers this season. He hasn't played since the team's Sept. 17 loss to Oklahoma. After that game, he decided to sit out the remainder of this season in order to preserve a year of eligibility.

In his social media post announcing his decision to transfer, Garcia-Castaneda thanked the fans, coaches and teammates at Nebraska.

Garcia-Castaneda is the first Nebraska player to enter the transfer portal since the team fired head coach Scott Frost on Sept. 11. Frost's firing allowed him to transfer midway through the season. The first of the new "transfer windows" established by the NCAA opens Dec. 5, but graduate students and players who have experienced a head coaching change do not have to wait for the window to open before entering the portal.