Rising junior DB Minkah Fitzpatrick (6-0 185) of Jersey City, NJ took a visit to USC this summer to attend a camp.
USC is among his early offers and Fitzpatrick returned to New Jersey impressed with the Gamecocks.
"I really liked the campus there," he said. "The Horseshoe was really pretty. It's not too big of a city and the campus is really nice. It's one of the best visits I've been on."
USC likes his size and are showing a lot of interest.
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"I'm pretty long for my position," said Fitzpatrick. "While I was down there they told me they like that about me."
His other offers include Alabama, Ohio State, Penn State, Connecticut, Rutgers, Boston College, Stanford, Virginia, Maryland, Virginia Tech and Syracuse. Fitzpatrick took visits to Vanderbilt, Rutgers, Virginia and Boston College among others. He has expressed interest in the Gamecocks.
"I want to get back down there for a game this year," he added.
LSU, Ohio State and Penn State are other home games he would like to attend. He does not have any favorites.