Southern Cal Coaches Visit Spiller

The latest on 5-star RB C.J. Spiller.

With the final stage of the recruiting season coming to an end, coaches from all schools are hopping on jets aimed at cities where the top prospects in the country live.

This week the Trojan coaches began the week with a trip to Ft. Lauderdale to visit Sam Young and then traveled to Tallahassee for in-home visits with running backs Marcus Sims, and C.J. Spiller.

Spiller and his mother gave a few brief thoughts on the visit from the Trojans.

"It was a real good presentation and my mom really liked it -- that's important," Spiller said. C.J.'s mother added, "I really enjoyed the presentation," Mrs. Spiller said. "I learned a lot about what USC has to offer, and they have a lot to offer -- I mean a lot to offer.

"Yes, it's (USC) a long way from here, but C.J. says he really likes USC a lot, and he has my blessing to go there if he feels that's the best place for him."

The USC coaches and Spiller spent time discussing the educational opportunities at USC, what it's like to be a member of the Trojans football team and how they plan to use Spiller on the football field.

"We mostly talked about Reggie Bush, how they used him, and talked about how they would do the same with me," Spiller said.

Reggie leaves some pretty big shoes to fill, and Spiller realizes that.

"I'm not afraid of going in there and filling Reggie's shoes, Reggie Bush is a great player and everyone knows that," Spiller said. "I'm not going to go in there and try and do things I can't do. They (USC) said I should just come out there and do what I can do – and we're going to go from there."

After leaving Clemson earlier this week, Spiller will now officially visit Miami this weekend (Jan. 20), Florida State the following weekend (Jan. 27) and announce his commitment on signing day at his school (Union County High).

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