USC head coach Steve Spurrier and assistant Steve Spurrier Jr. met Tuesday with LB Tyrell Lyons of Jacksonville. Lyons made his official visit to USC last weekend. His coach Marty Lee said Lyons had an excellent visit to USC and a very good meeting with the two Gamecock coaches.
"He had a great visit and a great conversation," Lee said, "but he's not made up his mind."
Lyons has been committed to Florida State but Lee said he is up in the air between the Gamecocks and Seminoles at this point. Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher is to meet with Lyons Wednesday and his coach said he'll make a final decision soon after the visit with Fisher.
"He's very confused right now," the coach said. "He really likes South Carolina. He likes coach Spurrier. We had a linebacker that played at South Carolina, Shaq Wilson, who says nothing but positive things. But we've got three players at Florida State that love it at Florida State. It's close to home, just two and a half hours. There's a lot going into it. SEC vs ACC. It think it's going to boil down to which assistant coach he feels more comfortable with. In my opinion, what I would do, who he feels more comfortable with and when he's going to get on the field. I know he and coach Spurrier discussed that. He's really and truly not made up his mind. Hopefully tomorrow (Wednesday) he's going to do something."
Lyons has been committed to Florida State since February but the Seminoles have gone thru a change at linebacker coach since the season ended.