USC recruiting: Defensive lineman Christian Rector signs with Trojans

USC has received a letter of intent from Christian Rector, the school announced.

Player: Christian Rector


Position: Defensive lineman

Height: 6 feet 5

Weight: 245

High School: Los Angeles Loyola

Verbally committed: Aug. 6, 2014

Schools considered: Oregon State, Nebraska, UCLA and Vanderbilt

Notes: Army All-American… high school teammate of Trojans offensive lineman Chris Brown… mother and grandfather graduated from USC.

Rector told why he chose USC:

"USC has everything I was looking for, not just football-wise but more so off the field. The connections you make at USC and the alumni support can set you up for life. I know you can't play football forever, so a degree from USC and the networking you can do was really what put them over the top."

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