USC made the top five with 4-star LB Raneiria Dillworth (6-2 190) of Kernersville, NC. He also has NC State, Georgia, North Carolina and Alabama on his short list. The Gamecocks offered Dillworth in October and at that time he expressed a lot of excitement about the opportunity with the Gamecocks. “It’s really a blessing, have to keep God first. It’s a great program and I could see me as a good fit. They like my speed and that I can play sideline to sideline. I have some fast 100 (meter) times for a linebacker.” He had over 100 tackles and over 20 tackles for last season. In one game he 25 tackles, 8 tackles for loss and 3 sacks.
USC offered 3-star DE Mattheus Carroll (6-5 220) of Baltimore. Boston College, Cincinnati Duke, Louisville, Pitt, Virginia, Vanderbilt and Syracuse are among his other offers.
Wren QB Joe Owens and Greenville OL Baron Franks took official visits to Alabama State over the weekend. Owens was one of the nation’s leading passers this past season with 4488 yards and 62 touchdowns. He also rushed for 348 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Saluda WR Dallan Wright committed to Virginia Tech.
Chapin OL Josh Taylor committed to Gardner-Webb.
Irmo OL Jabari Avery committed to Wingate.
Three-star South Aiken TE Jesse Sanders (6-4 200) is headed to USC headed as PWO. Sanders played some quarterback in high school before moving full time to tight end. Tennessee also offered him a PWO opportunity, and he had been in conversation with Clemson as well. He had offers from Coastal Carolina, Georgia State, Army, Akron and Mercer. He played in the Touchstone Energy Bowl in December. According to MaxPreps stats, last season Sanders had 22 catches for 347 yards and 1 touchdown.
Cardinal Newman OL James Reedy also plans to join USC as a PWO.
Here are more prospects who confirmed being at USC Saturday for the junior day: TE Fred Seabrough of Swainsboro, GA; CB Josh Moore of Atlanta; WR Da’Shawn Brown of York; WR Isaiah Burris of York; DT Patrick Tukes of McRae, GA; RB Malachi Thomas (6-0 180) of Hartwell, GA; WR Ahmari Huggins-Bruce of Dillon; 2022 OL Jayden Johnson of Goose Creek; 2022 CB Quan Peterson (6-1 175) of South Pointe; 2022 DL Travis Shaw of Greensboro, NC; 2022 WR Zane Redmond of Newton, NC; 2023 ATH Christian Harris of Elberton, GA.
OL Timothy McNeil of Marlboro County committed to SC State.
Bluffton WR Rakim White committed to SC State.
Laurens QB Ryan Campbell committed to PC.
Ridge View DE Patrick Jenkins committed to Fort Scott JC, KS.
Hilton Head QB Gaston Moore committed to UCF as a PWO.
Hilton Head DB Christian Miller plans to announce his commitment Monday night around 6:00 PM on Savannah TV.
Boiling Springs DB Dre Pinckney visited Notre Dame over the weekend.
DL Jahvaree Ritzie of Kernersville, NC has USC in his top 12. The others are Oklahoma, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, NC State, Wake Forest, Florida, Duke, Michigan, Georgia and Ohio State.
LB Raneiria Dillworth of Kernersville, NC, who has a USC offer, plans to announce a top five on Monday.
Clemson and USC target CB Nyland Green of Covington, GA visited Georgia Saturday.
QB Christian Veilleux of Ontario, who visited Clemson recently, was at Penn State Saturday.
USC target 2022 QB Quinn Ewers of Southlake, TX was offered by Oklahoma Saturday while on a visit.
6-5 Bryce McGowens of Wren visited Florida State this past weekend.