January 11, 2011

Trojans offer four-star DT

In recent weeks four-star defensive tackle Delvon Simmons has had a difficult time trying to decide where he wants to go on his fifth official visit.

Things just got a little more confusing.

The 6-foot-5, 265-pound prospect from McKeesport, Pennsylvania turned in a solid performance at the U.S. Army All-American game in San Antonio and enjoyed his experience.

"It was good. It was different and a lot more challenging," he said, referring to the level of competition he saw.

Shortly after that event was over Simmons got some good news from a big program on the national stage.

"USC talked to me right after the game," Simmons explained. "It was their defensive line coach. He just talked to me for a minute. They've offered."

Simmons now thinks he will go to Southern Cal or Florida with his final official visit. He has already been to Rutgers, Iowa, Oregon and Texas Tech.

He said some coaches might be visiting his school in the days ahead but he isn't sure who will be there.

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