When you're a sleeper prospect and you live a city with two major collegiate football programs it could be a good idea to attend both the UCLA and USC football camps.
It would also be an good idea if you performed well at both camps and that is exactly what wide receiver/cornerback Titus Young (5-11, 160, 4.6) from Los Angeles (Calif.) University did this week.
"Coach (UCLA Camp Coach) E (Eric) Scott told me I had to bring my grades up for UCLA to offer," Young said. "It was a great camp to show off what I could do."
"I liked the USC camp, too," Young said. "I learned the Trojan way of playing football.
"It was high intensity and there was a lot of talent at the USC Camp."
Young proved that he could compete and hold his own at both the UCLA and USC Camps.
A hard worker who is always trying to get an advantage, Young was also at the NIKE Camp held in Los Angeles last April. He was very noticeable at the NIKE camp, too. The summer of 2005 Young also stood out at the Michigan camp.
University offensive coordinator Jay Tatum was at the USC camp watching his talented wide receiver and had the following to say about Young.
"Titus is a very polished receiver," Tatum said. "He runs great routes and gets in and out of breaks real well. He also has outstanding separation.
Young has been all-league selections as both a sophomore and junior as a wide receiver. He caught 30 receptions for 475 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior. He also made his presence known on the defensive side of the ball racking up 39 tackles, two sacks and one pick.
On the recruiting trail, besides USC and UCLA; the schools in the mix are San Diego State, Boise State, Idaho, Cal and Arizona State.