Tennessee commitment RB Jarvis Giles (6-0 180) of Tampa has reopened his recruiting since the announcement of the Vols' coaching change, and he has scheduled an official visit to USC for this weekend. "I have not decommitted from Tennessee," Giles said. "I'm just chilling right now. I'm going to take my other four official visits." Giles said he also will set visits with Ole Miss and Illinois.
USC recruiter David Reaves has stayed in touch with Giles and keeping the relationship alive paid off. "Me and coach Reaves are real cool," he said. "He's like, we're going to come at you hard. I texted him and I called him and he's like, we're back on the map, and I'm like, yea." Giles said he will arrive in Columbia Saturday morning and leave Monday. He will visit by himself.
Giles has played in five games this season. He's rushed for 800 yards and 10 touchdowns.