Grandfathered in at USC
Love of Trojans a family bond with 2014 OL pledge Toa Lobendahn
Updated: August 8, 2012, 12:15 PM ETBy Blair Angulo | WeAreSC
LAKEWOOD, Calif. -- Toa Lobendahn considered many factors when he made his college choice nearly two months ago. A combination of academics, football tradition and coaching helped the standout 2014 offensive lineman settle on nearby USC. A strong bond with his late grandfather, though, proved to be an equally important component. "He showed me a lot in my life," said Lobendahn, whose grandfather passed away last summer before the start of his sophomore season. "He always loved USC and I liked them, too."
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