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The best transfers to Troy

While rare, plenty of transfers from four-year colleges have had an impact at USC

Updated: January 15, 2012, 5:21 PM ET
By Greg Katz | WeAreSC.com
LOS ANGELES -- In the midst of two critical recruiting weekends, some of the attention has been diverted recently from who's coming to who's going? It's safe to say that the USC's 2012 roster remains a fluid situation.

With wide receivers Brice Butler and Kyle Prater and running back Amir Carlisle already heading out of Los Angeles, there is mystery and intrigue regarding the roster's future.

[+] EnlargeJustin Fargas
Christopher Ruppel/Getty ImagesJustin Fargas was a key part of USC's 2002 Orange Bowl-winning squad after transferring from Michigan.
As the Trojans work towards the NCAA's mandated 75-scholarship roster and 15-man recruiting class this season, Lane Kiffin's program got a boost this week with a rare transfer from a four-year school, former Florida defensive back and SoCal native Josh Shaw.

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Columnist, WeAreSC.com

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