USC Football News: Recruits Tweet From Rising Stars Camp


The USC Football Rising Stars Camp kicked off Wednesday with plenty of top-flight recruits on hand to show off their skills to the Trojans’ coaching staff.

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The camp is USC’s biggest of the year, which led to a few tweets from recruits who are enjoying their stay thus far. Let’s talk a look…

Longtime linebacker commit Daelin Hayes of Michigan gave the coaching staff something major to look forward to by continuing to tear up the camp circuit. He was named the MVP out of the linebackers.

Donovan Peoples-Jones –a 5-star wide receiver from Michiga as well– took the time to tweet a picture of himself and Hayes at the camp. He’s currently ranked as the 12th best recruit in the 247Composite and is being heavily recruited by both in state schools, plus defending national champ Ohio State.

Cornerback Nigel Knott, who recently listed USC among his top ten, was named the top cornerback at the camp. Another out of stater, Knott’s performance and just his presence is big for the Trojans, who are starting to slowly but surely prioritize Texas as a pipeline state.

Gerard Martinez of praised 4-star wide receiver Amari Rodgers, Tee Martin’s son, and USC commit Velus Jones for their performances.

Jones was a surprise commitment earlier this spring, as an under-the-radar three-star recruit out of Alabama. He attended the camp along with his high school quarterback Jack West.

Other recruits showed off their USC gear, including 5-star 2017 running back Najee Harris and unrated cornerback DyShawn Simpson, along with Josh Imatorbhebhe’s high school teammate Sean Maginn.

Rising Stars wraps up on Thursday before several USC commits and targets make their way up to Beaverton, Oregon for Nike’s The Opening in a couple of weeks.

The Trojans have 11 commitments with 10 available scholarships as of now.

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