Orange (Calif.) Lutheran five-star outside linebacker Keisean Lucier-South eliminated USC as a college option over the summer, but that did not stop the Trojans coaching staff from recruiting him.
That relentless, undaunted attitude has USC officially back in the mix
“They kept recruiting me even when I took them off the list and I
respect that a lot,” said Lucier-South. “I also love what they’re doing
over there (at USC).”
Steve Sarkisian and Co. are attempting to bring back the swagger and
carefree attitude the Trojans had in their national title days under
Lucier-South, the nation’s No. 5 outside linebacker and the No. 30
player overall nationally, hosted Sarkisian at Orange Lutheran a week
“The team is different and it looks like they’re having a lot of fun,”
said Lucier-South. “It was also a huge honor to have Coach Sark come
see me play. I didn’t even know he was coming.”
Lucier-South will now consider UCLA, Oregon, Michigan, Oklahoma,
Florida and USC in no particular order.
Lucier-South just recently visited Oklahoma, to which he said, “I had a
great trip, I loved everything about it.”
Lucier-South also has visits set up to Michigan (Oct. 11) and Oregon
for (Nov. 1). Lucier-South will reserve his final two trips for out of
However, now with USC and UCLA under consideration, he is being careful
about which school gets an unofficial visit when both the Trojans and
Bruins are playing at home on the same weekend.
A weekend like this weekend, where USC hosts Arizona State and UCLA
“I don’t know where I’m going yet, honestly,” said Lucier-South.
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