USC recruiting: Defensive back Ykili Ross signs with Trojans

Riverside Poly defensive back Ykili Ross signed with USC

USC has received a letter of intent from Ykili Ross, the school announced.

Player: Ykili Ross

Position: Defensive back

Height: 6 feet 2

Weight: 190

High School: Riverside Poly

Verbally committed: Jan. 3, 2015

Schools considered: Notre Dame, Oregon and Arizona State

Notes: Army All-American … said during commitment he would play at USC for “the next three years.”

Ross on why he chose USC:

“I wanted to stay home and help bring the Trojans back to the top. It’s been my dad’s favorite college since birth, so it will be great for him to come see me in the Coliseum.”

Ross on signing:

“It feels great that it is over and I can just focus on what I need to do to be ready for my freshman year. It felt like a lifetime for this day to come. I am living out my dreams, so it will be very exciting.”

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