LOS ANGELES (AP) — Working again Keaontay Ingram is transferring from Texas to Southern California.
USC confirmed the most recent addition to its backfield Tuesday.
Ingram rushed for 1,811 yards over the previous three seasons with the Longhorns, making 18 begins. After beginning all 13 video games and racking up 853 yards and 7 touchdowns in 2019, he rushed for 250 yards in six video games final season whereas battling an ankle damage.
Ingram is leaving Austin after freshman Bijan Robinson emerged as Texas’ beginning tailback late within the season and coach Tom Herman was changed by Steve Sarkisian within the offseason.
The Texas native joins a proficient however crowded backfield with the Trojans, who received the Pac-12 South with an unbeaten common season regardless of rating final within the convention with 97.three yards speeding per sport.
Vavae Malepeai and Stephen Carr apparently are returning to USC for one more season, though neither operating again has confirmed his plans. Speedster Kenan Christon additionally continues to be with the Trojans, whereas touted recruit Brandon Campbell arrives subsequent season as properly.
Working again Markese Stepp introduced his plan to switch from USC to Nebraska earlier this month.
Ingram is transferring to USC in the identical offseason as skilled Colorado receiver KD Nixon, who made the transfer final week. Nixon will be a part of Drake London and Bru McCoy in a receiving group that’s shedding Amon-Ra St. Brown and Tyler Vaughns to the NFL.
USC additionally confirmed the hiring of offensive line coach Clay McGuire on Monday. The 38-year-old assistant spent the final two seasons at North Texas after six seasons at Washington State, throughout which era he labored alongside present USC offensive coordinator Graham Harrell within the Air Raid offense.
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