USC includes leading South Carolina RB as transfer
USC continues to mine the transfer website for offensive talent and has landed a dedication from running back MarShawn Lloyd, who led South Carolina in hurrying this season.Lloyd, who revealed his dedication on Twitter on Friday, hurried for 573 lawns and nine touchdowns on 111 brings for the Gamecocks as a real sophomore. He had much of his production in the middle of the season before being slowed by a deep thigh bruise.Lloyd, who emerged
as a getting threat with 18 receptions for 176 backyards and 2 touchdowns in 2022, got in the transfer portal Dec. 12. The 5-foot-9, 212-pound Lloyd, a Delaware local, was ESPN’s No. 56 overall hire in the 2020 class.He will help USC balance out the loss of leading rush Travis Dye
, an Oregon transfer who had 884 rushing lawns and 9 touchdowns in 10 games this season. Austin Jones, USC’s No. 2 rusher and a Stanford transfer, revealed on Twitter that he’ll be returning in 2023. He had 705 lawns hurrying and 5 touchdowns on 135 carries in his very first season for USC. Jones likewise caught 25 passes for 267 backyards and a touchdown.Trojans coach Lincoln Riley completed much of his 2022 offense with transfers, including Dye and Jones, quarterback Caleb Williams, and pass receivers Jordan Addison and Mario Williams.