WR Alton Howard (5-9 170) of Orlando has several offers that include USC. "I like the league they play in," said Howard. "I am really interested in the SEC."
Howard's other offers include Miami, Florida, Central Florida, Ohio State, Cincinnati, East Carolina, Purdue, West Virginia, Utah, Virginia, and UCLA.
Howard says he would like to visit USC this spring. "I've gotten a chance to speak with Coach (Jeep) Hunter and he has told me a lot of great things about the school," he said. "I know they have a great atmosphere and good academics." Howard will make the trip with a teammate and another USC target, LB Karl Joseph.
As a junior, Howard caught 61 balls for 1146 yards and 13 touchdowns. He threw for another two scores.
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Howard says he does not have a favorite.