Massington a big get for USC 

May, 4, 2012
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Eldridge Massington's verbal commitment to USC on Friday didn't come as much of a surprise, as the 6-foot-3, 205-pound receiver had USC as his top school even before an offer was extended. But that doesn't take anything away from the importance of the commitment of the Mesquite, Texas, standout for the Trojans.

USC may have several outstanding options at wide receiver right now, but the Trojans needed to add at least one, and most likely two, receivers in the 2013 class. Though several strong receivers call California home, it became obvious that Lane Kiffin and staff had their sights set out of state for the position.

Massington's commitment earns some early recognition for new coaches Marvin Sanders and Tee Martin, who recruited the big receiver. But more importantly, Massington seems to fit incredibly well into Kiffin's offense at USC.

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