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USC Trojans football fans can rejoice as media outlets confirmed this afternoon that Penn State running back Silas Redd signed with the Trojans.
Following the sex abuse scandal at Penn State involving former football coach Jerry Sandusky, and the subsequent penalties handed down by the NCAA, Penn State players were given permission to transfer to other universities without penalty. Redd, who was arguably the Nittany Lions' best player, is the second player to leave the team.
Redd will be able to play at USC immediately and will compliment a backfield that already includes quarterback Matt Barkley, a Heisman Trophy hopeful, and tailback Curtis McNeal. Reportedly, USC Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin traveled cross-country to visit Redd at his home in Connecticut with an entourage of five other USC football coaches. Kiffin went prepared with a video and PowerPoint presentation created to convince Redd of the team's strong desire to have him on board. In contrast, Penn State...
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Silas Redd (@MomentOfSilas25) has reportedly deleted his twitter account. This can’t be a good sign for Penn State, as it now looks like he is USC bound. After all, the RB would probably want to avoid looking at his mentions at all cost after announcing a transfer.
Thanks to “The Herd” for the tip this morning.
I could very well be mistaken here but I’m pretty sure that Penn State running back Silas Redd’s Wikipedia page may contain some errors. The Penn State back is currently being recruited by USC Trojan Head Coach Lane Kiffin. On Wikipedia, his team already lists him as a Trojan. Here is the first sentence to give you an idea:
Silas Redd (born March 1, 1992) is an American footballrunning...
Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Running back Silas Redd, who ran for 1,241 yards and seven touchdowns last season for Penn State, is transferring to USC.
Redd is the highest-profile student athlete to transfer from Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. On Monday, backup safety Tim Buckley became the first Penn State football player to transfer when he went to...
Ever since the sanctions handed down by the NCAA just over a week ago there's been a lot of speculation as to who may go and who may stay at Penn State, but no one drew as much attention as Junior running back Silas Redd. The junior running back was clearly the star of the offense for the 2012 Nittany Lions, rushing for over 1,200 yards in 2011.
Today he made the rumored...
Depth at running back was a huge concern for USC entering the 2012 season.
On Tuesday, the Trojans got a little deeper.
Penn State running back Silas Redd has announced his intention to transfer to USC as first reported by The Petros and Money Show on FOX Sports Radio last Thursday.
Redd, who will be a junior in the fall and has two years of eligibility remaining, rushed for...
Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien has been relatively mum on the idea that some of his players could be looking for greener pastures. But now that seven players have decided to transfer and Lane Kiffin and that Mercedes jet has lured Silas Redd away, O’Brien can no longer hold his peace.
In an interview with the ABC affiliate in Philadelphia, O’Brien gave his thoughts on opposing...
Four Penn State players are gone. Redshirt safety Tim Buckley transferred to NC State. He was the first. Then came star tailback Silas Redd who rushed for over 1200 yards last year. He’s now a USC Trojan.
Junior TE Kevin Haplea is expected to transfer to Florida State. Only had 3 catches, and 1 TD but was an integral part of their blocking scheme.
QB Rob Bolden is transferring...
When Lane Kiffin shamelessly began recruiting former Penn State running back Silas Redd, who eventually transferred to USC, most people said that that is something all college football coaches would do. Not Bill O’Brien, man of morals that he is.
The current Penn State football coach, who took the job while the school was being investigated for potentially covering up the actions...
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The NCAA had considered giving the Nittany Lions a four-year death penalty, but once the school found out they held emergency meetings with the committee to come to a different conclusion.
In the end, the punishments were still...
The very moment that the NCAA announced that Penn State players could transfer and play immediately, Lane Kiffin began scheming on how he could lure running back Silas Redd to USC. He played it coy in the media and even offered Penn State coach Bill O’Brien advice on dealing with sanctions. But all the while, his sights were set on convince Redd to transfer to USC.
So how did Kiffin...
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Taking the Redd-Eye flight out of town.
Penn State running back Silas Redd is transferring to USC. (ESPN)
We will get by. We will survive.
Around 4,500 Penn State fans showed their support for the banhamered football...
Justin Brown is the second Penn State offensive starter to leave the team in the aftermath of NCAA sanctions.
The senior wideout's name was dropped from the roster Sunday. He would have been a key target in the revamped passing game under new coach and former Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien.
Nine players have now left the team the past week following the sanctions...