Rodgers, 'Can't wait for the experience'

USC 2013 commit Khaliel Rodgers is one of 13 Trojan commits at the Army All-American Bowl. Rodgers spoke with FOX Sports NEXT following day two of practice and puts recruiting rumors to rest.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Rumors are swirling but Khaliel Rodgers wasted no time after Army All-American Bowl practice on Tuesday putting them to rest.

"I'm 100% solid," Rodgers said. "My commitment is solid as a rock."

The Elkton (Md.) Tri-State Christian Academy offensive lineman will take his official visit to USC in mid-January and says he "can't wait" for the experience.

A four-star recruit, Rodgers was the second 2013 player to commit to USC from Tri-State Christian Academy after five-star defensive tackle Kenny Bigelow.

"He's like my brother," Rodgers explained, saying USC fit them both "perfectly."

As with any sibling relationship, Rodgers says he and Bigelow even fight like brothers - Rodgers often coming up on the winning side.

Rodgers is joined on the East team by two other USC commits, Jason Hatcher and Jalen Ramsey. Two players he says he is looking forward to playing with the next four years.

And as for that 7-6 USC season?

"That's just more opportunity for us to come in and help," Rodgers said.

Note: Audio interference in the video interview.

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