Temecula (Calif.) Chaparral four-star offensive lineman Justin
“Coach Chris was going up to watch practice, so I asked him if I could catch a ride with him,” said
“I was really impressed by it. Both coaches were into the practice, and Coach Helton especially was running with the team. He wasn’t just standing around telling people what to do. Coach Helton was involved with the practice.
“The technique and work done by the o-line
After practice, Helton broke the news to
“I thought if they were going to offer it would come later in the year, maybe after my senior season,” said
“It’s a crazy experience because you always watch USC on TV. You watch them dominate and you hear about the degree. You hear about the alumni and what the handshake of having a degree does for you after football.”
USC signed a center last recruiting cycle with Santa Margarita four-star Brett
“They want me to come in at center, but they like to recruit kids that can play multiple spots on the o-line,” said
“I am versatile on the o-line, so center definitely, but I can move around a bit too.”
With most of the Pac-12 now having offered Dedich a scholarship, most college football fans would assume an early commitment could be in the works.
Most college football fans would be wrong.
“I’m actually talking to Michigan, Florida, Texas A&M and Alabama, so I want to see what happens wit those schools,” said
“I mean, something could happen and I might want to commit. Maybe, but I definitely want to check out more of these schools.
“I know when I go to The Opening Finals, I’ll make a stop at the Oregon schools. We’re still planning on seeing some East Coast schools as well. That requires a lot of finances and planning, though. We’re also trying to make an Arizona trip as well. Those schools are a five-hour drive, so that could be done in a weekend.”