Langley visits the Trojans

Pleasanton (Calif.) Foothill athlete Isaiah Langley is one of the region's best two-way performers and was just in Los Angeles over the weekend checking out USC and UCLA.

Isaiah Langley is one of the most versatile players in the region with the ability to play receiver, corner or safety in college. He's a dynamic player on offense but his heart is currently on the defensive side of the ball.

"My heart is at corner, that's where I would love to play," Langley said. "I've always been an offensive guy and I still playing offense, whether it's receiver, running back or even quarterback. I just really like corner a lot and feel like I can impact the game the most there."

Langley has been to L.A multiple times to visit USC and UCLA and took a road trip this past weekend to check out both schools once more.

"I was going to USC for the spring game but the UCLA coaches asked me to come down and visit before hand so that's what I did," Langley said. "I've probably been to UCLA three or four times and I like the coaches a lot. I got there and went straight to practice and met up with Coach Martin and Coach Mora.

"I enjoy talking to those guys, Coach Mora is probably recruiting me more than any other head coach and I like him a lot. Angus McClure is my primary recruiter and I talk to Marti and Ulbrich a lot too.

"They have a lot of DBs at UCLA but I know there is going to be competition wherever I go. The staff didn't try and hide how many DBs they have but just said the best players will play, no matter what year you are. They said I could be an impact guy there so I'm definitely looking at UCLA hard right now."

After watching practice, Langley headed cross town to visit USC.

"USC was very impressive, I really enjoyed being there for the Spring Game," Langley said. "I wanted to get a better feel for the school, the players and coaches in that kind of setting so it was cool to sit back and meet all the other recruits that were there and get to know those guys better as well.

"I watched the DBs a ton in that game and was picturing myself being out there. They only have three scholarship corners right now. That's not including Josh Shaw who was hurt and the incoming freshman but that's not a lot of depth, they need some guys to play right away.

"The coaches have been very aggressive with me and are recruiting me hard. I would say USC, UCLA, California and Oregon are all recruiting me the hardest right now but there are a ton of other schools I'm still talking with and I'm not close to narrowing my list down or naming a top five right now."

Langley said there's a good chance he'll be graduating early and if so, his recruitment will have to speed up a bit.

"I'm all set on my end and just need the school district to approve it," Langley said. "That will speed things up for sure as I'll have to take all my official visits during the season. Right now, I don't have any more unofficial visits planned, I'm so busy with school, track and football.

"I really want to see some schools outside the area but just don't have time. Hopefully at the end of the summer, I'll be able to narrow my list down to five or seven schools and then I think I'll take two or three official visits in the fall. Then I'll probably be able to commit sometime in December and hopefully enroll in January, that's the best case scenario for me right now."

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