USC apparently is still looking for offensive line help via the transfer portal. The Gamecocks have one transfer offensive lineman accounted for in their 2023 group of newcomers. Thursday OT Marcellus Johnson (6-4 308) of Eastern Michigan put his name into the portal as a graduate transfer with one year of eligibility, and USC was one of the first schools to offer. Others to offer him Thursday were Kentucky, Cal, Coastal Carolina, ODU, Louisville, Troy, Eastern Kentucky and BYU. Johnson was named MAC All-Academic Team this season and started all 13 games at left tackle.
TE Nycholas Harbor of Washington, DC told the media Thursday during check-in for the Under Armour All-American Game that he has set an official visit to Oregon for January 27th. Harbor said he’s not likely to take an official visit to LSU which had been discussed. Harbor has taken official visits to USC, Michigan and Maryland. He also told the media he will focus on playing tight end in college. He can also play defensive end.
2024 OT Blake Franks of Greenville has set dates for two of his January unofficial visits. He will see USC January 21st and Clemson January 28th. He also wants to visit Auburn in January before rendering a decision in early February.
2024 OT Kam Pringle of Woodland was offered by Miami.