OL Na'Ty Rodgers of Pomfret, MD has a top five of USC, Maryland, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Washington with USC out front.
"I don't really have any particular order with these schools but I know South Carolina is number one," Rodgers said. "I like the coaching staff and the campus. It's a football town. We don't really have that here in Maryland. Everyone here wants to play somewhere like (USC)."
Rodgers plans to take two unofficial visits to Columbia prior to his official visit.
"I want to go to a really big game and one of their rival games," he said. "I hear it gets pretty crazy there."
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His last trip to USC was for the spring game. Rodgers has not set up any of his official visits but did say, "I'll probably go to a couple of schools I haven't seen yet like Oklahoma and Arkansas to get a feel for them. Once I've done that, I may go ahead and commit to South Carolina."