One of the most dynamic players in the state, wide receiver Javon McKinley of Corona Centennial, was offered a scholarship after today’s practice. He is a Class of 2016 prospect.
Cornerback Ykili Ross of Riverside Poly, defensive end Tyrone Wheatley Jr., of Buffalo, N.Y., and offensive lineman Roy Hemsley of Windward of Los Angeles are visiting USC this weekend.
Wheatley’s father,Tyrone, played running back at Michigan and is currently an assistant coach with the Buffalo Bills. Hemsley is already committed to USC and will enroll next month.
Former USC tailback LenDale White spoke with Vice Sports. I believe this interview was going to be done at the Coliseum before USC refused permission.
A couple excerpts: “I honestly believe our defensive coordinator from USC wasn’t doing a good job . . I had said he needed to get fired. I still stand by that today.
“I don’t want washed-up coaches or people that haven’t won with other teams to come take over my team when you haven’t proved yourself somewhere else yet.”
“I hate to see USC lose especially to bums. It angers me.”
Cornerback Adoree Jackson and offensive tackle Toa Lobendahn were named Scout.com first team freshmen All-Americans. Offensive lineman Viane Talamaivao was named to the second team.
Leonard Williams’ odds of being the top pick in the NFL Draft are 5-1 according to MyTopSportsBooks.com. The only player with better odds is Oregon QB Marcus Mariota at 1-1. Full list after the jump: