Redshirt freshman offensive guard Nick Allison has quit the football team and returned to his home in Asheville, NC a source said Wednesday night. Allison was listed as the second team guard behind Garrett Chisolm going into pre-season practice.
The source said Allison grew tired of football and returned home to be closer to his girlfriend. Allison was a three year starter in high school and played in the 2008 Shrine Bowl. He was regarded as one of the top recruits in USC’s 2009 class.
Allison’s departure comes a day before his 19th birthday.