OL James Carpenter (6-5 300) of Coffeyville JC, KS made an unofficial visit to USC Tuesday. Carpenter lives near Augusta and made the short drive over to Columbia while home for the Thanksgiving holiday. It was the second unofficial visit to USC for Carpenter. He also visited last summer. USC is one of the five schools Carpenter is considering along with Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas Tech and Ole Miss. He has taken official visits to Texas Tech, Alabama and Oklahoma and will take his last trip this weekend to Ole Miss. He also visited Iowa State but isn't considering the Cyclones. Carpenter is a mid year signee.