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USC Recruiting: wide receiver Velus Jones verbal commitment

Three-star recruit Velus Jones verbally committed to USC yesterday according to 247 Sports.

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Three-star recruit Velus Jones verbally committed to USC yesterday according to 247 Sports.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>BREAKING: Alabama WR Velus Jones commits to <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/USC?src=hash">#USC</a>. <a href="http://t.co/WbzDSjAmvo">http://t.co/WbzDSjAmvo</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/VelusJr">@VelusJr</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/FightOn247">@FightOn247</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/jcshurburtt">@jcshurburtt</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/SWiltfong247">@SWiltfong247</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/bartonsimmons">@bartonsimmons</a></p>&mdash; Ryan Bartow (@RyanBartow) <a href="https://twitter.com/RyanBartow/status/592807401990049793">April 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Velus Jones verbally committed after being heavily recruited by USC Wide Receivers Coach Tee Martin.


Said Jones:

"USC is the place to be. I heard it's great out there."

As one of top 65 receivers in the nation and is a 3-star recruit Jones held offers from 11 other schools.

Jones possesses elite speed (4.4) and excellent route running abilities.

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Jones will make an excellent addition to Coach Sark's high-powered, fast-paced offense. The Trojans 2016 recruiting class is already one of the best in the nation and Velus Jones will only add to this.

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