Roundup: USC hauls in a top recruiting class
Over the years, kids have come up with colorful ways to announce their school of choice, but this might take the cake: Watch this video of Iman Marshall committing to USC. Awesome. Well done, Iman and Bleacher Report. Also, well done, USC, for winding up with the top recruiting class in the country according to Scout.
Great National Signing Day for the Bruins as well. Further proof that it never hurts to start your day with a stack of pancakes.
In other commitment news, Stanford signee Justin Reid was welcomed to the Bay Area by his NFL Pro Bowl brother, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid.
Down in Tucson, it was a “drama-free” National Signing Day for Arizona football, writes Daniel Berk. Arizona football director of on-campus recruiting and player personnel Matt Dudek is as good as they come.
Todd Graham got a nice pick-up when four-star defensive tackle Joseph Wicker chose Arizona State. Doug Haller notes that Wicker is one of 11 four-star recruits signed by the Sun Devils.
Over in Boulder, Brian Howell reports that Colorado football has time for its 2015 recruiting class to develop. The Buffs really won’t need to depend on incoming freshmen in the 2015 season.
It’s a position that is overlooked until there’s a gaffe, but Washington coach Chris Petersen was stoked to sign long snapper A.J. Carty.
Gina Mizell gives us the inside skinny on how Gary Andersen and staff assembled its first recruiting class at Oregon State. A job well done by the Beavs considering the limited amount of time Andersen and Co. had.
Jeff Nusser of CougCenter thinks that despite a weaker finish than hoped for, Washington State football hauled in a solid 2015 recruiting class.
In the lone men’s basketball game Wednesday night, Oregon defeated Washington 78-74 thanks to Joseph Young going off for 32 points and hit the go-ahead bucket in the final 20 seconds.
It was also signing day for soccer, and Cal men’s soccer signed the son of U.S. Men’s National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann.
Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham announced that quarterback Kendal Thompson will miss spring ball with a knee injury. He is expected to be back by summer.