2015 WR Holmes has close support 

October, 1, 2013
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MISSION HILLS, Calif. -- When the final horn sounded Friday night, ESPN Junior 300 receiver Desean Holmes (Mission Hills, Calif./Alemany) immediately sought out a familiar face.

There was something the highly coveted athlete had to do before making his way toward the postgame handshake line. Holmes eventually spotted former teammate Steven Mitchell, a freshman at USC, on the sideline. He smiled at him and put up two fingers. Mitchell returned the gesture, and the good friends later came together just like old times.

A week earlier, the 5-foot-11 Holmes added a scholarship offer from Oklahoma to his list, bringing his total to eight. USC, a school he strongly considered committing to when it offered in early May, has long been a favorite, especially with Mitchell in the fold.

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