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From Ped State to State Pen — RB Silas Redd says his move from Penn State to U$C is purely a “business decision” –  which conjures up images of $pecial inducement$, and the idea that u$c’s $ucce$$ful recruiting in the face of sanctions is all a matter of money When it’s time to escape the most scandal-ridden program in the History of College Football, would your first thought be to go to the second-most scandal-ridden program in the History of College Football? That’s what Silas Redd has done this year, by leaving the school where the Coach was violating little boys, and transferring to the school where the Coach violates all the little rules and regulations of the NCAA… and the big ones too.  U$C is currently on Probation, and dealing with ongoing sanctions, due to getting busted for having a lack of institutional control.  Former Coach Pete Carroll, and former A.D. Mike Garrett, were nailed for breaking rules, and looking the other way as the star players were receiving obvious il

Silas Redd: Going to USC a “business decision”

Last week, Silas Redd took advantage of the NCAA’s Penn State ruling, and transferred out to LA. When practice started for the USC Trojans on Monday, the junior running back was subjected to questioning from the media about the transfer. Those questions naturally centered around his reasons for leaving. I’m sure they were thrown at him. Not that [...]

Redd getting comfortable in Trojans backfield

LOS ANGELES -- Entering a season eligible to compete in the postseason for the first time in three years, a huge focus is on the USC football team as they opened Fall Camp on Monday night. The Trojans will enter the season as the No. 3 team in the nation in the preseason Coaches' Poll. However, with the spotlight on the USC program as they began Fall Camp, no light shined brighter...

Silas Redd fitting in at USC

Silas Redd is already fitting in at USC despite having only practiced with the Trojans for two days. ''Obviously we know he's a great football player,'' USC center Khaled Holmes said Tuesday. ''But he's a great character guy as well. He'll be able to contribute leadership on and off the field.'' Heading into the season, the Trojans'...

Redd moving on from PSU to USC

Southern California's newest running back is ready to move on from the turmoil of being at Penn State. ''My relationship with Penn State and everything was a great experience and they gave me some excellent opportunities,'' Silas Redd told reporters Monday night. ''But I'm opening a new chapter in my life. I'm a Trojan now.'' USC head...

Fall Camp Storylines

Penn State transfer Silas Redd could be the missing puzzle piece found for a USC team hyped to make a run to a Pac-12 and even national championship. Look inside for the more on Redd, and the top storylines of Fall Camp.

New Chapter: Not Looking Back

It was no easy decision for Silas Redd to leave Penn State in pursuit of a new opportunity at USC. The junior transfer made it clear he was not "shopping for schools" upon learning about the sanctions placed on his former Nittany Lion program. However when USC called - it was too intriguing not to answer.
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