DB Pat Martin (6-0 192) of J.L. Mann received an offer from USC today. "Coach (Shawn) Elliott called me today and told me he would love for me to be a Gamecock," said Martin. "He told me he wanted me to come in ready to play early."
Martin was offered by NC State last Thursday bringing his total to 13 with the USC offer today. His other offers are from LSU, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Mississippi State, Cincinnati, Duke, Maryland, Minnesota, UCLA, Louisville, and Arkansas.
He is hearing from Clemson, Alabama, Florida, and Florida State among other schools and thinks Clemson may offer soon. "I think Clemson will offer now that USC has," he said. "I'm not sure though. I just got to be patient."
Martin says he plans to visit USC, Clemson, LSU, Tennessee, Louisville, Notre Dame,and UCLA this summer. He says he does not have any favorites but did say, "I like USC a lot."