Justice Returns from UCLA Trip

The Long Beach Poly offensive line prospect who has been, well, unpredictable this recruiting seaon, is relatively predictable in what he has to say after his UCLA trip...

Winston Justice, 6-6, 310, Long Beach (Calif.) Poly, said the trip to UCLA was good but he still considers himself verbally committed to USC.

"The trip was fun," Justice said. "The offensive line coach, Coach Weber, is great. But USC is first, and UCLA is second at this point."

Justice said that he really like Weber and his host, Matt Ware. "Matt Ware is great. I got along with him really good. So that was cool. And Coach Weber, if he were at USC, it wouldn't even be a decision for me. UCLA is still a possibility mostly because of the OL coach. If Coach Weber was at USC, I know exactly where I'd go."

The trip overall, Justice said, was about the same as his trip to USC. "They were pretty even I think. At USC, I got to meet more players. But UCLA had some good things, too. It was about the same."

His parents don't really have a preference at this point which school he chooses. "They like UCLA, they like USC. They don't have a preference and they'll leave the decision up to me."

Are there schools telling Justice that he could he play early? "Not school has really said that, that I could play early. UCLA said I could have a chance to start. USC did, too."

Justice said he still intends to take his official visit to LSU next weekend and that his plan is to then consider his options and probably wait until signing day to make his ultimate decision. "I want to take the trip. It doesn't really mean anything until signing day, right? So, I want to make sure I make the right decision."

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