Redshirt freshman Gerald Turner, a reserve fullback from Goose Creek, will transfer to Charleston Southern.
Turner was redshirted at USC last season and converted from defensive end to fullback this spring. Turner told GoGamecocks he is leaving in search of more playing time.
"I just think it's the best thing for me to do," he said. "I'm going to step down a level so I don't have to sit out another year."
CSU confirmed the move in a press release.
"We are really excited to add a player of Gerald's caliber to our roster, and feel that he can make an impact on our defensive line," Jamey Chadwell said. "Gerald had an outstanding high school career at Goose Creek, and we're happy he's coming back home."