When St. John Bosco’s Drake Metcalf became the latest four-star offensive lineman to commit elsewhere, here’s a little factoid about four lineman who have committed to USC: Kyle Juergens, Joey Wright, Andrew Milek and Andres Dewerk were all offered by San Diego State.
So USC is putting a dent in San Diego State’s recruiting. But if you want to say these prospects were widely recruited, look up their profiles and see what schools wanted them that are to USC’s supposed level? The answer is few or none.
Dewerk’s best offer was by Oregon.
Wright’s best offer was Arizona State or Nebraska.
Juergens’ best offer was Arizona State.
Milek’s best offer was Boise State or BYU.
Does this sound like the right path for USC to rebuild?
I’m old enough to remember when USC got Travis Claridge (pictured), who was rated the No. 1 offensive lineman in the nation and started 48 games for the Trojans.
- Former USC center Dewayne Dedmon has agreed to a three-year, $41 million deal with the Sacramento Kings.
- Former USC forward Nikola Vucevic will sign a 4-year, $100 million deal with the Orlando Magic.
- Former USC forward Taj Gibson agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal with the New York Knicks.