USC second baseman Noah Campbell will not return for his redo junior season opting to sign a free agent contract Tuesday night with the Milwaukee Brewers, the team that drafted him in the 19th round in 2017. He joins teammate RHP TJ Shook as free agents with the Brewers, and he’s the fourth member of last season’s team headed to pro ball. The Gamecocks also lost top signee LHP Luke Little who signed with the Cubs as a fourth round draft choice.
In the shortened season of 2020, Campbell hit.256 with 1 home run and 14 RBIs in 14 games. He was fifth in the SEC with 8 stolen bases.
As a sophomore Campbell hit .239 with 6 homers, 19 RBIs and 8 steals, and in his freshman season of 2018 he batted .270 withi 3 home runs, 13 RBIs and 7 steals.
Campbell signed his contract one day after his 21st birthday. His father, who played collegiately at North Carolina, also played pro baseball for three different organizations.