RB Gerald Owens (6-2 248) of Westville, NJ has picked up an offer from USC and will try to visit this summer. He is friends with Gamecock receiver Damiere Byrd knows a member of the USC soccer team as well.
Owens has visited Rutgers and Temple and is going to Michigan State Monday. All have offered along with Wisconsin and Boston College.
"My interest level in the schools is about the same," Owens said. "I want to visit each school before deciding on anything. They are all showing the same interest." He'd like to make his decision before the season.
Owens is a power back who runs primarily between the tackles in a a Wing-T offense. Last season he rushed for 1703 yards and 27 touchdowns.