Found June 10, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
PLAYERS: Lane Kiffin
TEAMS: USC Trojans

It is virtually impossible to gauge just how good an athlete will be until they play against better competition. There have been a handful of younger basketball and football players that stood out during high school, but typically, they aren’t more physically developed than their peers. Middle school on the other hand, it’s really tough to breakdown. But that doesn’t stop some major college programs from getting the attention of future recruits. Last year, we saw LSU and Alabama offer a scholarship to Dylan Moses, a 6 foot 2 inch 225-pound middle-schooler. Now, USC is getting in on the act by making their pitch to Nathan Tilford, an eighth-grade wide receiver. Tilford has already visited USC practice a few months ago during Spring practice, and recently receiver an offer from Lane Kiffin and the Trojans after his performance at a USC skills camp, according to ESPN’s Blair Angulo. The class of 2017 recruit, like Moses, is much more mature physically than other kids his age. He stands 6 foot 2 and 190 pounds. USC has been more aggressive in recruiting high underclassmen as of late, but this is the first time they made an offer to a middle schooler. With [...]

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