USC head coach Steve Spurrier led a USC contingent of three coaches who met Thursday night with DL Sharrif Floyd (6-3 311) of Philadelphia in Floyd's home. Assistant coach GA Mangus and Brad Lawing were also with Spurrier. Washington High head coach Ron Cohen and assistant coach Andre Odom sat in on the meeting as well.
The Gamecock coaches were hoping to get Floyd to make an official visit this weekend but he is sticking with his scheduled visit to North Carolina. In fact, Floyd left Philly Friday afternoon for the trip to Chapel Hill. However, Floyd does plan to take an official visit to USC January 15th despite the fact he plans to make an announcement at the US Army All American Game January 9th. He plans to visit USC even if he doesn't announce then for the Gamecocks. Floyd made two unofficial visits to USC last summer.
Spurrier wasn't the only head coach to see Odom Thursday. Florida's Urban Meyer also was in. Floyd has taken other official visits to Florida, Southern Cal and Ohio State. He has not yet made his decision and is not indicating a favorite.