Five-star cornerback Adoree’ Jackson had one of the more entertaining signing day announcements of the day. The top-rated Southern California native landed on a USC hat after taking various items from other schools out of a large bag during his ceremony.
Jackson chose USC over fellow finalists LSU, Florida, and UCLA, and held offers from virtually every school in the country.
During the ceremony, Jackson discussed his adoration of his favorite player Reggie Bush, as well as USC’s willingness to play him on both sides of the ball as reasons for his decision:
Adoree’ Jackson said USC has talked to him about playing offense and defense, said his favorite player was Reggie Bush
— Rich Hammond (@RegisterUSC) February 5, 2014
Adoree’ Jackson: “The connection I had. Growing up as a little kid, my favorite player was Reggie Bush. I just wanted to live the dream…”
— Blair Angulo (@bangulo) February 5, 2014