'What the heck?' High school recruits react to UCLA and USC moving to Big Ten

Wyatt Becker, a sophomore quarterback at Sherman Oaks Oaks Notre Dame High with 16 college scholarship offers, said he learned the news about USC a...

July 1, 2022
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Wyatt Becker, a sophomore quarterback at Sherman Oaks Oaks Notre Dame High with 16 college scholarship offers, said he learned the news about USC and UCLA leaving the Pac-12 for the Big Ten via Twitter.'What the heck?' he said was his reaction.High school sports recruits from across California had similar thoughts of shock.'I was really confused,' said sophomore quarterback Steele Pizzella of Simi Valley. 'It's surprising. I wouldn't see why they would leave because they're in a good spot, especially with Lincoln Riley just getting there at USC and UCLA has something going, too.

Eric SondheimerColumnistFollow June 30, 2022 2:46 PM PT FacebookTwitterShow more sharing optionsShareClose extra sharing options Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Copy Link URLCopied!Print