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CHICAGO – Snoop Dogg’s passion for USC football is undeniable, but who knew his fandom went as far following the Trojans’ recruiting?
|USC-bound RB Ty Isaac has some famous fans awaiting his arrival.|
After Snoop Dogg threw out a first pitch for the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Park on Thursday, he didn’t blink when he was asked about recent USC commitment Ty Isaac, a junior running back at Chicago-suburban Joliet Catholic Academy.
“I heard about him,” Snoop Dogg said. “Isaac. That’s a great pick up for SC. It’s tailback university. I heard he’s a great running back. That’s a great fit for him, you know what I’m saying. Coming into that tradition, take him to the next level really fast.”
Isaac was surprised to hear Snoop Dogg knew his name.
“That’s tight him knowing who I am,” Isaac said by phone.
Isaac rushed for 2,629 yards and 41 touchdowns on 203 carries and caught 16 passes for 369 yards and six touchdowns during his junior season. He rushed for a state-record 515 yards and six touchdowns in a 70-45 loss to Montini in the Class 5A state championship.