South Carolina cornerback Israel Mukuamu Tuesday joined his teammate Jaycee Horn, each considered a high NFL prospects, in opting out of the remainder of USC’s season to instead of prepare for the NFL Draft. Mukuamu made his announcement via Twitter.
Horn announced his intentions via Twitter Monday evening.
Horn’s announcement comes the day after the firing of Gamecocks head coach Will Muschamp.
Gamecocks interim head coach Mike Bobo indicated DB R.J. Roderick and lineman Makius Scott also chose to leave the team. Bobo says defensive linemen Aaron Sterling and Brad Johnson are sidelined with injuries.