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USC Released Five-Star Recruit Bru McCoy From His NLI

A general view of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

LOS ANGELES - NOVEMBER 11: General view of action as the Oregon Ducks take on the USC Trojans on November 11, 2006 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. The Trojans defeated the Ducks 35-10. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Earlier this week, former five-star recruit Bru McCoy made headlines when he reportedly entered the transfer portal suggesting he was making a move away from the Trojans. McCoy signed with Clay Helton and company during the Early Signing Period and enrolled to USC for the spring semester.

Just two weeks later, McCoy has now entered the transfer portal and is seeking a move away from the Trojans football program. So why is he seeking a move?

Well, former USC offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury left the program to be the new head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. McCoy reportedly signed with the Trojans to be a part of Kingsbury's offense.

The former five-star recruit took a significant step in his attempt to transfer. USC reportedly released McCoy from his National Letter of Intent.

Despite being released from his NLI, McCoy now faces his biggest hurdle in a potential transfer. He must receive a waiver from the NCAA in order to gain eligibility for the 2019 season.

The 6-foot-2, 205-pound McCoy is the No. 1 athlete and No. 9 overall player in the 2019 class, according to 247Sports' Composite Rankings.

He chose USC over Texas and the Longhorns are now viewed as his primary choice. Stay tuned.