USC football lost out on one of its top defensive line targets of the 2016 recruiting cycle on Friday, as 4-star defensive tackle Jordan Elliott has decided to stay inside his native Texas and attend Houston.
Just got off the phone with coach Herman and now I am officially Committed to the University of Houston #HTownTakeover this real be a cool
— Jordan (@JAE__95) May 22, 2015
Very recently, Elliott told Matt Clare of Rivals that the Trojans were his top school, so his commitment to his home-town school comes is likely a solid shock to USC, who appeared to be in the driver's seat to land the 6-foot-4, 305 pound prospect.
However, don't give up hope just yet USC football fans. There's still plenty of time between now and next year's National Signing Day -- giving the Trojans an opportunity to flip him in the meantime.
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