USC has offered DL Ulric Jones (6-6 290) of Butler JC, KS who currently is committed to Maryland. Jones is a native of Oxford, AL. He made an official visit late last week before taking an official visit to Maryland over the weekend. Southern Cal and Texas A&M also offered Jones. Jones has the chance to be a mid-year transfer and as such could be ready to sign on Wednesday. He has three years to play two.
USC is showing interest in OL Trey Derouen of Lilburn, GA. He's a former Mississippi State commitment. Florida and Louisville also are showing interest. Derouen plans to take an official visit to USC January 23rd.
Junior TE Isaac Nauta of Buford, GA will announce his college choice Monday. He narrowed his list to USC, Florida State, Georgia and Ole Miss.
Junior OL Sean Pollard of Southern Pines, NC tweeted Sunday that he will make his college decision public on Friday. Pollard has offers from Clemson and USC but the Tigers appear to be in much stronger shape with him. He's made multiple visits to Clemson including one a couple of weeks ago. Duke is also believed to be strong with him.