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 than on new tailback Silas Redd.
The Penn State refugee lined up in the Trojans backfield on Monday night. No longer donning the blue and white of the Nittany Lions, he ran around Howard Jones Field in the Cardinal and Gold for the first time in his customary No. 25.
His presence in the backfield was a result of him making "a business decision," and so far, he's glad he made it.
"This is known as RBU," said Redd acknowledging USC's reputation for breeding top running backs. "So, I was excited to suit up."
Focused on the future, Redd wanted to leave his past in the past Monday night. As he stood o...