OT Zach Banner recaps visit to USC 

January, 22, 2012
Zach Banner (Lakewood, Wash./Lakes) took his fifth and final official visit this past weekend to USC. The lineman had earlier checked out Michigan, Notre Dame, Washington and Oklahoma.

“This trip was the most fun for me out of any of the visits,” Banner said. “It was pretty eye opening to see USC up close and see all the opportunities I could have if I attended school there. The highlight was just being around the players on the team, those are some real cool guys. With all these trips, my goal is to see, for 48 hours, what it would be like to attend school there and I definitely got a great vibe at USC.

“I got a campus tour, spent a lot of time with the academic people and saw the new football facilities that they’re building. I’ve been to USC twice before but this was my first time visiting the Coliseum. It was awesome, they turned the scoreboard on for us and they had our names on the scoreboard, it was really cool.”
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