Everybody has their own ideas about the portal, and we all know it's out of control right now. Here's a good article on some things that could help calm down all the transfers
"Let's only talk about what we know and how to fix it. We know that coaches are actively recruiting players from other rosters who have yet to enter the transfer portal and giving them an ultimatum. They will promise NIL money for a player to come and play for their school if they enter the transfer portal and then commit to that school. If the player enters the portal and chooses to transfer to another school, then no money, or if the player chooses to stay at their current school no money. I don’t have the exact numbers of how much this happens but it has been mentioned in a lot of interviews and remarks from Coaches about why the portal is so big.