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Culmination of a dream

Louisiana native Kelvin York moved west to put himself in position to go to USC

Updated: November 3, 2011, 4:05 PM ET
By Erik McKinney | We Are SC
LOS ANGELES -- Fullerton College coach Tim Byrnes doesn't remember the exact details of how Kelvin York came to his program after a tremendous career at Geismar (La.) Dutchtown High School. He's just glad it happened.

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Erik McKinney/WeAreSC.comKelvin York made a quick first impression on the Fullerton College coaching staff after moving to Orange County from Louisiana.
Byrnes said York was recommended to someone on the Fullerton staff by a person who knew both parties. Before they began recruiting York, Byrnes and the coaches sat down to watch his recruiting film.