Imatorbhebhe announces for USC

North Gwinnett High School four-star wide receiver Josh Imatorbhebhe announced his commitment to USC via social media Monday, becoming the Trojans eighth commitment of the 2016 cycle.

Suwanee (Ga.) four-star wide receiver Josh Imatorbhebhe followed in the footsteps of another Trojan Monday morning when announcing his commitment to USC.

In addition to his pledge for the Trojans via Twitter, Imatorbhebhe put together a stylized Bleacher Report video to announce his intentions reminiscent of USC incoming freshman Iman Marshall.

The video shows Imatrorbehebhe holding a USC branded football with the voice-over narrative saying, “Here I come L.A., Fight On.”

Imatorbehehe, who grew up in Orange Country and unofficially visited USC over spring break, was an expected addition to the Trojans' 2016 class after narrowing his list of college choices to seven schools.

“When I went there, they offered me over spring break,” Imatorbhebhe said in an interview with USCFootball.com in late April. “It’s just a great school. I wouldn’t go all the way out to California to a school if I wasn’t extremely interested and wanted to see the prospects of where I would consider to further my education.”

Imatorbhebhe grew extremely close with wide receivers coach Tee Martin over the course of the recruiting process, who now adds a second commitment at the position from the South for 2016.

“I love Coach Tee. I mean he’s been recruiting me since my freshman year and everything so I talk to him pretty often,” Imatorbhebhe said in April. “I feel like most of our conversations aren’t really on recruiting, but more so on building a relationship.”

Imatorbehehe is also close with Martin’s son, Knoxville (Tenn.) Catholic sophomore wide receiver Amari Rodgers, who was one of the first to congratulate him on his commitment Monday.

Imatorbhebhe, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound four-star wide receiver is rated the No. 46 player nationally at his position. He becomes verbal commitment No. 8 for the Trojans, joining Mobile (Ala.) three-star wide receiver Velus Jones in the 2016 class.

It is anticipated Imatorbhebhe will still take one or two of his five allotted official visits, as he has scholarship offers from schools like Alabama, Stanford, Georgia, Ohio State, Michigan and Florida.

Last season, Imatorbhebhe had 59 reception for 1,072 yards and 15 touchdowns. He measured in at 6-foot-2, 202-pounds with a SPARQ 40-yard dash time of 4.65 at the NIKE Football Training Camp.

In March, Imatorbhebhe had the best NIKE Football Rating of the Atlanta Regional of The Opening running a 4.58 in the 40-yard dash while posted a vertical leap of 44.2-inches.

Imatorbhebhe was originally rated as a tight end, but his speed and proven production as a wide out draws comparisons to Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery and former Washington Husky wide receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow.

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