A highly touted recruit that attended the just-concluded USC football camp actually performed much poorer than expected and showed a questionable work ethic. Overall, he didn’t quite match the hype.
USC concluded its two-day camp for some of the nation’s best players, notably cornerback Patrick Johnson of Pompano Beach, Fla., who lived up to his billing as perhaps the No. 1 corner in the nation. Johnson committed to Miami but said he was also considering USC.
“This is the type of place I want to be,” Johnson said. “It’s Miami and USC.”
We’re more confident that one player will earn the necessary grades this summer to remain eligible after hearing he is enrolled in a jazz dance class.
Lodrick Stewart worked out for his hometown Seattle SuperSonics, which should conclude his workouts before the NBA draft.
Well, what a relief. It took only one question to get back to the subject of Mitch Mustain. Thanks a lot everybody!
On to the answers:
With a lot of talented recruits on campus, it’s a good chance to figure out just how good some out-of-state players are. One of those is D’Anton Lynn, a safety from Celina, Texas.
We hear linebacker Lynn Fatoa, a once-hot prospect from Utah, is not attending and will most likely attend another school.
Freshman tailback Joe McKnight is expected to go home to Louisiana to spend a few days with his family before summer school starts next week.
Today is the start of the Rising Stars camp at USC (as opposed to the Sinking Stars) and we hear it could be when offensive tackle Tyron Smith of Rancho Verde High officially commits to the Trojans.
Speaking of offensive line recruits, it sounds like offensive tackle Kyle Long,, the son of former Raiders defensive lineman Howie Long, will go to Florida State.
Gabe Pruitt works out for the Houston Rockets tomorrow while Lodrick Stewart works out for the Sacramento Kings.
Here’s that Pac-10 TV schedule you’ve all been waiting for: