Penn State has lost its second transfer in the wake of NCAA sanctions granting any current scholarship player to play elsewhere without having to sit out a year. Linebacker Khairi Fortt will play for the Cal Bears next season according to reports.
Fortt was expected to compete for the starting middle linebacker spot for the Nittany Lions this season as a junior. Last year he appeared in 12 games and recorded 33 tackles, 2.5 of them for sacks.
Safety Tim Buckley became the first player on the roster to transfer when he decided to play for N.C. State this season. Quarterback Rob Bolden has already been granted a release and paid a visit to LSU. Running back Silas Redd has been absent from summer workouts, and is being heavily recruited by USC.
For more on Penn State's ongoing transfer situation, check out this Storystream. For more on Nittany Lions football, visit Penn State blog Black Shoe Diaries, plus Big Ten blog Off Tackle Empire, SB Nation Pittsburgh and SB Nation Philly. And for the latest on the Bears, head over to California Golden Blogs.