Taylor McNamara, who played at
McNamara, who attended San Diego Westview High, caught one pass in 11 career games for the Sooners.
"Want to thank everybody @ OU for a fun 3 years. Furthest thing from a easy decision to leave, but @ the end of the day I felt it was best... for my future. I've made great friends who I will keep in touch with after I graduate in May. Excited to say though, I'm headed back to... so cal, and will be a Trojan come July," McNamara wrote in series of tweets.
McNamara, 6 feet 5 and 245 pounds, played in two games as a freshman in 2012 but suffered a shoulder injury and was granted a medical redshirt, Oklahoma's website said.
He had one reception in four years in 2013. He played in six games last season.
Junior Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick, who was academically ineligible last season, is USC's only scholarship tight end participating in spring practice, which resumes Tuesday.