Former USC QB Malachi Nelson to transfer to Boise State

A former five-star quarterback in the transfer portal has made his decision on where his next stop will be.

Former USC quarterback Malachi Nelson posted on X on Saturday that he is committed to Boise State.

Nelson entered the transfer portal after the end of the regular season. He spent one season at USC and arrived at the Trojans program as part of the class of 2023.

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Nelson will be the highest-rated recruit to land at Boise State in program history. He was heralded as a five-star prospect, and according to Rivals, Nelson was the No. 4 quarterback in the class of 2023.

Although his career at USC was brief, Nelson appeared in one game and went 1-for-3 for no yards.

Nelson was an Under Armour All-American and participant in the Elite 11 Finals as a prep quarterback.