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Silas Redd to USC

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Former Penn State RB Silas Redd officially announced that he will transfer to USC today.  The 5'10", 210-pound tailback, who ran for 1,241 yards last season, will be immediately eligible for the 2012 season.

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USC AD Pat Haden reacted to the news:

"We welcome Silas Redd to the Trojan Family. He is an outstanding student and athlete. When the NCAA presented the option to transfer, Silas and his family put a lot of thought and research into making this decision.

"At USC, we've seen both sides of this issue, having lost a number of players to transfer due to our NCAA sanctions in 2010.  But Lane Kiffin and his coaches would not be doing their job if they did not try to improve our team every single day. There is a specific need here for a player like Silas Redd, so Lane and our coaches recruited him within the guidelines set up in this instance by the NCAA."

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