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Five-Star Defensive End commits to USC

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Betiku will fill a much-needed hole next season with the losses of Claude Pelon, Delvon Simmons, and Antwaun Woods.

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Gardena Serra five-star defensive end Oluwole Betiku gave USC Trojans fans a great Christmas gift this morning when he committed to the Trojans via Twitter.

Betiku originally committed to UCLA but then re-opened his recruiting process in late October. Scout.com has Betiku as the #2 ranked defensive end in the Class of 2016 and the #8 overall player in the class. The 6'4 239 pounder, who is originally from Nigeria, is a superb athlete who has clocked a sub 4.6 40-yard dash.

Betiku can make an instant impact next season as USC looses Claude Pelon, Delvon Simmons, Antwaun Woods and others to graduation.

Here are some of his highlights from this past season. (Courtesy of Under the Radar)