USC Football: Highly Coveted 4-Star WR Is Trojans' 10th Commit of 2013

Wes ODonnell@wesodonnellFeatured ColumnistJune 22, 2012

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The USC Trojans were already the best represented school at the prestigious Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge this weekend, but just to make sure, they went ahead and snapped up yet another highly coveted recruit.

According to Gerard Martinez of Rivals, four-star receiver Sebastian LaRue of Santa Monica, Calif., has committed to the Trojans.

LaRue is one of eight to-be Trojans competing this weekend in Atlanta.

What Lane Kiffin's class lacks in quantity, it more than makes up for in quality. Every player thus far is considered four-star or higher by ESPN, Rivals, and

They also boast some of, if not the, top players at respective positions including QB Max Browne, S Su'a Cravens, DT Kenny Bigelow and RB Ty Isaac.

Martinez reports that LaRue was returning from a visit to Washington State when he decided it was time to make his commitment official.

He was only offered by the Trojans 12 days ago, but they quickly took precedence over a number of other programs. Nearly every West Coast power was after LaRue, and Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Florida State and Michigan all offered as well.

LaRue is the third receiver to commit in the 2013 class—the Trojans only signed two receivers in 2012.

The 5'11", 185-pounder caught 31 balls for 554 yards and six touchdowns last season as a junior and is just scratching the surface of his potential. He'll likely play in the slot at the next level and possesses return skills as well.

He's a dangerous weapon with the ball in his hands and could be a big-time threat in the Pac-12.