USC recruiting update: Trojans are on the mind of Canton Kaumatule

Oregon defensive lineman commit Canton Kaumatule is still considering an official visit to USC

Despite signing a financial-aid agreement with Oregon, defensive lineman Canton Kaumatule is considering making an official recruiting visit to USC, he told the Oregonian.

“I’m still not sure,” Kaumatule said of a Nov. 29 trip to USC. “My mom wants me to go to at least one more visit before I’m sure. I still feel like I’ve made up my mind.”

Kaumatule, from Honolulu Punahou High in Hawaii, made Oregon his first official visit. NCAA rules allow recruits to take five.

The financial-aid agreement Kaumatule signed with Oregon is nonbinding and allows for unlimited contact with the Oregon coaching staff.

Three Oregon assistants visited Kaumatule in Hawaii during the Ducks’ bye week, the Oregonian reported.

USC assistant Johnny Nansen visited Punahou High during the evaluation period.

Kaumatule is on track to enroll at Oregon in January.

Here's a look at the current list of 2015 players committed to USC:

Player, position, high school

Ricky Town, QB, Ventura St. Bonaventure

Sam Darnold, QB, San Clemente

Desean Holmes, WR, Mission Hills Bishop Alemany

De'Quan Hampton, WR, Long Beach City College

Tristan Payton, WR, Jacksonville (Fla.) First Coast

Aca'Cedric Ware, RB, Cedar Hill (Texas)

Dominic Davis, RB, Mission Hills Alemany

Chuma Edoga, OL, Powder Springs (Ga.) McEachern

Roy Hemsley, OL, Los Angeles Windward

Clayton Johnston, OL, Anaheim Servite

Cole Smith, C, Mission Viejo

Jacob Daniel, DL, Fresno Clovis North

Noah Jefferson, DL, Henderson (Nev.) Liberty

Christian Rector, DL, Los Angeles Loyola

Cameron Smith, LB, Granite Bay

Taeon Mason, CB, Pasadena Muir

Isaiah Langley, CB, Pleasanton Foothill

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