Offered a scholarship by USC Friday, Corona (Calif.) Centennial defensive end Austin Maloata didn't waste must time figuring out what he wanted to do with his decision on a college.
Growing up a USC fan and following the likes of Troy Polamalu, Lofa Tatupu and Rey Maualuga, Maloata called USC Friday night to end his recruitment.
"When they offered him, he was really emotional about it," said Centennial head coach Matt Logan. "It took him a minute to gather himself. At first, I asked him, 'If any school was to offer you, what would be your dream school?' His answer was USC.