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Thursday, January 7, 2010
Report: Corp to transfer to Richmond

By staff

USC quarterback Aaron Corp is transferring to Richmond, an FCS school, according to a report from WTVR CBS in Richmond.

A message left for Corp by was not immediately returned. A USC spokesman couldn't confirm or deny the report.

The report said Corp is expected to enroll at Richmond on Monday. It also said that USC granted Corp a release "earlier this week," which runs counter to what Corp's father, Chris, told reporters on Tuesday. The elder Corp said his son had not asked for a release.

After beginning preseason practices as the starting quarterback, Corp fell to No. 3 on the depth chart during the season behind Matt Barkley and Mitch Mustain. Corp started one game in 2009, a 16-13 loss at Washington.

Because Richmond is an FCS school, Corp would be eligible to play next fall.