Quarterback Martay Mattox (6-1 185) of Athens, Ga., plans to announce his college decision May 17 at his school.
Mattox is down to USC and Maryland and said Sunday night neither has moved to the front in his mind just yet.
"My family and I are going thru the pros and cons," Mattox said. "Later this week I should have an idea about what I'm going to do."
If USC's Shane Beamer doesn't get Mattox, it won't be for a lack of trying.
"Coach Beamer was the first coach at my school on the first day" coaches could visit," Mattox said. "And coach Beamer was the first coach I talked to on the first day they could call."
Mattox said USC likes him as a quarterback and he'd like to play that position in college but he wouldn't be against playing receiver or defensive back.
"I'm a football player," he said. "I want to help my team win."
Last season Mattox passed for nearly 1,900 yards 15 touchdowns and rushed for nearly 800 yards and 16 touchdowns.