Former Auburn wide receiver Marquis McClain will transfer to Southern for the 2020 season according to a report by Matt Zenitz of AL.com.
McClain spent four seasons at Auburn from 2016 through 2019. After a redshirt in 2016, he played in 14 games as a redshirt freshman in 2017 with 2 catches for 47 yards. He played in 13 games as a redshirt sophomore in 2018 but did not tally any stats. Last season, he made 11 appearances with one catch for 37 yards.
McClain will be eligible immediately as a transfer to the FCS level.
Southern has also been in the news recently for scheduling adjustments for the upcoming season. They will begin the season on the road Saturday, September 19 against Alabama A&M.