USC is in the final 10 with 7-0 center Jonas Aidoo of Charlotte. He announced his short list on Saturday afternoon. Joining the Gamecocks in his final 10 are Providence, Miami, Georgia, Houston, Kansas, Tennessee, Marquette, Wake Forest and Tennessee. Aidoo is a four-star prospect and ranked the #20 center nationally in the 247Sports Composite. He does not plan to make a commitment before January,
Another of the basketball players recruited for much of the summer and fall by USC, 6-9 Jalen Deloach, a native of Savannah who now attends school in Atlanta, announced a commitment to VCU Sunday night. Deloach, who averaged 18 points and 12 rebounds per game last season, spent a season in Columbia at Gray Collegiate and got familiar with the Gamecocks during that year. He had the Gamecocks on his short list along with Georgia, Kansas State, Ole Miss and Texas Southern.
2022 QB Cade Klubnik of Austin, TX, who has been in conversation with Clemson about an offer, was offered by Texas Saturday. He also added offers last week from Mississippi State and Virginia.
USC offered 2022 SAF Jyvonte McClendon (6-2 180) of Lakeland, FL. He’s rated a 3-star and ranked the #25 safety nationally in his class. He named a top four in August of Florida, Miami, Florida State and Oklahoma.
USC also offered 2022 RB Jaylon Glover (5-9 195) of Lakeland, FL. He’s rated a 3-star prospect and ranked 42nd nationally among running backs in the 2022 class. In his career he’s rushed for 3311 yards and 39 touchdowns averaging 7.6 yards per carry.
And USC also offered 2023 WR Cormani McClain (6-1 170) of Lakeland, FL
USC target DE Ian Mathews (6-5 270) of Columbus, GA was offered by Virginia.
Clemson made a PWO offer to WR Hayden Neighbors (6-3 185) of Palmetto Prep in Columbia. He’s a native of Huntsville, AL. His last two seasons in Huntsville he totaled 60 catches for 900 yards and 7 touchdowns.
2022 OL Gunner Givens of Daleville, VA plans to name his top six in the near future. USC and Clemson have offered.
WR Chris Rhone (6-4 200) of Gray Collegiate committed to Coastal Carolina.
Greenville ATH Aces Scott committed to Northern Iowa.