USC recruiting: Receiver De'Quan Hampton signs with Trojans

Long Beach City College receiver De'Quan Hampton signs with USC

USC has received a letter of intent from De’Quan Hampton, the school announced.

Player: De’Quan Hampton

Position: Receiver

Height: 6 feet 4

Weight: 215

Junior College: Long Beach City College

High School: Compton Dominguez

Verbally committed: June 22, 2014

Schools considered: Illinois and Utah

Notes: Hampton was not an NCAA academic qualifier out of high school. . . . Will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.

Hampton on choosing USC:

“It’s by my family, great weather and the coaches took the actual time to recruit me.”

Hampton on competing as a junior-college transfer:

“I’ve seen my competition and I know I can compete with them. All I have to do is know the plays and know what I’m doing and I’ll have a shot at it.”

Hampton on signing a letter of intent:

“It’s a relief. It’s about time. I committed a long time ago, so I am happy to get it out of the way.”

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