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Scruggs and Baker Leaving USC

12:24 AM, May 23, 2012   |    comments
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(WLTX) --- USC football coach Steve Spurrier says wide receiver Lamar Scruggs and running back Eric Baker are transferring to Appalachian State.

Spurrier made the announcements at USC's Fan Fest in Atlanta.

Scruggs played in seven games last season starting two but did not catch a pass. He caught three passes for 53 yards as a freshman in 2010.

Baker spent four seasons with the Gamecocks. but did participate in spring practice. Last season Baker played in seven games rushing for 12 yards. He missed all of the 2010 season following a knee injury. He rushed for 182 yards as a freshman in 2008.

These departures leave USC unofficially with 89 scholarship players on the roster for 2012 including the incoming freshman class.

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