Because that's the only reason players enter the portal. I'd much rather have a 2 or 3 star offensive line player who's father played with Dabo. On second thought, just give the scholarship to a walk-on.
Unless he has felony charges pending, which I’m assuming would have made the article, we need to pursue him. Even if you conspiracy theorists are right and he already knows where he is going, give him something to think about. At least show that you are willing to do what it takes to plug some holes.
You should have learned by now that kids transfer for many reasons. And sometimes the first school just wasn't a good fit for them. Alabama, Ohio State, and Georgia all have transfers starting for them right now. We've been crushed in two straight playoff games by transfer quarterbacks.