Found June 10, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
PLAYERS: Lane Kiffin
TEAMS: USC Trojans
  Nathan Tilford of (Upland, Calif./Upland) has yet to even attend a class in highschool, yet the talented 8th grader just received his first scholarship offer. Tilford is  a 6-foot-2, 190-pound wide receiver who is on his way to the 9th grade.  Tilford spent the past weekend showing out at the Trojans’ skills camp, according to a source at the event. On Sunday USC and head coach Lane Kiffin offer Tilford a full ride for 2017.  The smooth wide receiver is projected as one of the top incoming high school freshmen in Southern California, ESPN is reporting that Tilford attended USC practices this spring while he garnered interest from the Trojans.  

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