Tyler Vaughns is not prepared to name clear favorites in his recruitment but the 2016 wide receiver had a great time at USC's camp this summer and the Trojans definitely look good early on.
"It feels like a family there," Vaughns said. "Every time I go there it's open arms so I love it there. The camp was great. There were a lot of athletes out there and it was really good.
"I didn't really know the old staff so I can't say anything about them but the new staff I really like a lot. They're cool."
So far, the La Puente (Calif.) Bishop Amat receiver has been offered by Colorado State, UCLA, USC and Washington State. One of the better receivers in the 2016 class, it still seems really early for Vaughns and he's going to remain patient in his recruitment.
"The last school I heard from was Washington State," Vaughns said. "They already offered. They just love the way I play. I went to the camp in Redlands and later that week they offered.
"I'm just taking it a little bit slow. It's still kind of early. I'm just going to wait until the end of my junior season and then make my decision after that."
USC looks to be in solid shape with the 6-foot-2, 160-pound prospect who has looked good at multiple events this off-season but UCLA is right in the mix as well.
Vaughns said UCLA assistant coach Demetrice Martin has reached out pretty aggressively and he's definitely going to take a close look at the Bruins as his junior season gets closer.
"Coach Martin I'm still talking to him," Vaughns said. "They're recruiting me hard. I like UCLA academic-wise. I don't know which school I'm going to yet. I'm not saying I want to stay close but I want to be in the area."