Max Redfield decommits from USC

By Patrick Schmidt

USC lost to Oregon on Saturday night giving up 62 points in the process and then suffered another loss on Sunday night when No. 2 Athlete in the country, Max Redfield, announced that his is decommitment from the school.

The No. 1 recruiting class of the Trojans takes a hit with the loss of Redfield from nearby Mission Viejo, Ca. but it isn’t one that is coming out of left field.

Redfield continued to make visits to other schools and took a visit to Notre Dame in October, one of the chief rivals of USC, and is rumored to take a visit to Oregon in addition to his trip to Washington this weekend.

On the sidelines for the game against Oregon this weekend had to open the eyes for Redfield and Chip Kelly is no stranger to going into California and taking native Californians that were all but a done deal to go to USC when he swooped in and stole DeAnthony Thomas from USC a couple years ago.

The No. 37 player overall according to ESPN is 6-2 and 181 pounds and could play safety or wide receiver with the ability to contribute on special teams on both the punt and kick return teams.

I wonder had USC won that showdown vs. Oregon if Redfield would still be a USC commit today.  However it now appears that Redfield is likely headed to either Notre Dame or Oregon at this point, two of the biggest rivals to USC, and a player that could haunt Lane Kiffin in the very near future.

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Patrick is a diehard Chicago sports and an avid college football fan, and host of “The Wake-up Call,” a weekly sports show on airing live on Wednesday mornings from 8-10. View his show’s website here

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