Things just got a lot more interesting for Jonathan Lockett.
The four-star cornerback from Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei was offered by USC on Friday afternoon and while he remains committed to Washington, Lockett admitted he does have "high interest" in the Trojans.
Lockett, who shined in a blowout win over Long Beach (Calif.) Poly last weekend, has been committed to Washington for months but with all the Pac-12 coaching changes in the last few days, it became clear the Trojans could enter the picture.
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Once former Washington coach Steve Sarkisian took the USC job, Lockett became one of the top priorities and now he has another major offer to consider.
As for his plans and how he's going to work out his recruitment, Lockett said, "Just focus on this game tomorrow and then after see where it goes with Washington but I have high interest in USC."
Mater Dei plays undefeated Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco at Angel Stadium Saturday night. In their meeting during the regular season, Bosco won, 24-2, but it was one of Bosco's biggest tests and toughest games all season.
There are many reasons to believe Lockett will take a serious look at USC, if not flip commitments.
He has always shown an interest in the program, many Mater Dei players have ended up with the Trojans and position coach Keith Heyward, who recruited Lockett to Washington, is now on Sarkisian's staff at USC.