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High school football players sign up for new deal
High school football players sign up for new deal

Ricky Town and Josh Rosen do not regard themselves as trailblazers or trendsetters. But the high school quarterbacks recently adopted those roles. Both took advantage of a 2013 NCAA rule change that allows players on track to graduate early from high school to sign financial-aid agreements with colleges after Aug. 1 of their senior years. Town, of Ventura St. Bonaventure, signed with USC last month. Rosen, of Bellflower St. John Bosco, signed with UCLA on Monday. They were the first players to sign the agreements under USC Coach Steve Sarkisian and UCLA Coach Jim Mora. "I feel like it's turning a handshake into a pinkie promise that you'll go there," Rosen said....

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