LB Cedrick Cooper (6-2 204) of Lithonia, GA Tuesday picked up an offer from USC. "Coach (Lorenzo) Ward called me today," said Cooper. "He said that after looking at my grades from this past semester, he was going to offer me. I am very greatful for the offer."
Cooper already had offers from Clemson, Minnesota, Middle Tennessee, Arkansas, Ole Miss, West Virginia, and Georgia Southern. He is hearing from Tennessee, Ohio State, and Toledo.
He has Clemson in his top five. "My top five would be; Tennessee as my number one, Ohio State as my number two, Clemson as my number three, Minnesota as my number four, and West Virginia five," listed Cooper.
This summer, he plans to visit Clemson and USC. "I will be at South Carolina for a camp on June 5th," he said. "I'm going to Clemson for an unofficial visit." He also plans to visit Minnesota, Ohio State, Tennessee, and will try to make it to West Virginia.