It takes a lot to lure an LSU graduate away from the football program in Baton Rouge but that’s what Southern Cal has managed to do by offering Jeff Martin a promotion to join the Trojans.

The LSU graduate had been working as the assistant director of on-campus recruiting operations for Ed Orgeron’s program but he’s landed a new position at USC, as first reported by Scott Schrader of

Martin will be USC’s new director of scouting and player relations according to Bruce Feldman of The Athletic.

Here is Martin’s bio according to the official LSU team site:

Jeff Martin enters his first season as LSU’s assistant director of player personnel and development. Martin works with the staff in prospect identification, facilitating prospect visits, working with current student-athletes in development, and social media management.

Martin worked as a player personnel assistant for two seasons prior to his appointment as a full-time staff member. The New Orleans native earned his bachelor of arts in mass communication in 2009 along with his bachelor of science in sports administration in 2015. Most recently, Martin graduated with his master of science in kinesiology.