Although Southern California signed another loaded recruiting class Wednesday, the Trojans were left lamenting the talent that got away.
Ishmael Adams, DB, 5-10, 190, Oaks Christian, Westlake Village, Calif. ….Eli Ankou, DL, 6-3, 284, Red Lion Christian Academy, Bear, Del…..Jeremy Castro, LB, 6-3, 253, Vista Murrieta HS, Murrieta, Calif.
UCLA coach Jim Mora’s first experience with college football recruiting left the veteran NFL coach humbled at how much he didn’t know about the process.
• WR Nelson Agholor (6-1, 180, Tampa, Fla.) • OT Zach Banner (6-9, 335, Puyallup, Wash.) • TE Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick (6-5, 260, Rocklin)• FB Jahleel Pinner (5-11, 225, Rancho Santa Margarita)
Last year around this time rumors started to circulate around then-Crenshaw High School running back DeAnthony Thomas about how he went on a visit to Oregon –and he liked it.
USC added a very large man to its offensive line on Monday afternoon.
Devin Fuller, the nation’s No. 35 recruit, has committed to UCLA. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound athlete, who intends to play quarterback in college, chose UCLA over Rutgers, Nebraska, Arizona and TCU.
UCLA’s recruiting class is led by a quarterback who’s already enrolled in Westwood.