Prized four-star defensive tackle Josh Frazier (Springdale, AR) officially cancelled his visit to USC this weekend, and announced on twitter that he will be playing for Alabama.
USC will always be my childhood favorite my dream was to play there but god has led me in a different direction.— L.Joshua Frazier (@JoshuaFrazier99) January 30, 2014
Frazier held USC close to his heart, but ultimately decided that he would be better served at Alabama.
Recruited heavily by former coach Ed Orgeron, the new-look combination of defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox and defensive line coach Chris Wilson worked rigorously to land the four-star prospect.
Despite the tough news of Frazier's commitment to Alabama, many USC fans reached out over Twitter and other social media platforms wishing the defensive tackle well during the next stage of his football career.
Classy respectful USC fans now this is how college fans should act. God bless— L.Joshua Frazier (@JoshuaFrazier99) January 30, 2014
Frazier, who participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, is rated the No. 6 defensive tackle prospect in the nation by the 247Composite rankings.
Frazier made his official visit to Alabama in December and recently hosted assistants Billy Napier and Bo Davis (who quickly spurned USC days after taking the DL job) in Arkansas earlier this month.
USC still holds 15 scholarships to this point, and has four more to offer in the 2014 Recruiting Class.