Highly touted freshman quarterback Ricky Town has requested to transfer from USC after spending just a few months on campus, according to Demetric Warren of VarsityPreps.com. Town was ranked as the number six pro-style quarterback in the class of 2015 on 247Sports. The report also said that USC coach Steve Sarkisian has verbally granted the request.
Breaking: Former 2015 5 Star QB Ricky Town has requested a transfer from #USC. Coach Sarkisian verbally agreed to Ricky Town's decision.
— Coach Warren VP (@DemetricDWarren) August 16, 2015
The 18-year-old originally committed to Alabama in January 2014, but later decommitted and ended up signing with the Trojans.
We don’t know the reason behind the transfer, but we do know Town was having his fair share of struggles.