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Pac-12 recruiting getting busy

Who says today's youth isn't committed? The Pac-12 seems to be piling them up this summer.

Some recruiting news.

USC has landed a pledge from ESPNU 150 tight end Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick of Whitney HS (Rocklin, Calif.). The 6-foot-4, 260 pounder is the Trojans 10th commitment for a class that can number only 15.

He picked USC over California, Colorado, Iowa State, Miami-Florida, Nebraska, Oregon State, UCLA, Utah, Washington and Washington State.

Arizona State's recruiting momentum continues after ESPNU 150 quarterback T.J. Millweard of All Saints Episcopal (Fort Worth, Texas) switched his commitment from Virginia Tech to the Sun Devils.

The 6-foot-4, 225-pound prospect, ranked the nation's sixth-best QB and No. 92 prospect overall, was also offered by Kansas State. He completed 127 of 209 attempts (60.8 percent) for 1621 yards and 11 touchdowns while also rushing for 646 yards and four more scores as a junior.

Arizona State now has 12 commitments.

Arizona got a commitment from 6-foot-6, 260-pound offensive lineman Steven Moore of Elk Grove HS (Elk Grove, Calif.).

The Wildcats seventh commitment, he also was offered by UCLA, Fresno State, Nevada and San Jose State.

Stanford was particularly busy, picking up commitments from three receivers: Conner Crane of Guyer HS (Denton, Texas), Kodi Whitfield of Loyola HS (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Deante Gray of Westside HS (Houston, Texas).

Crane (6-foot-3, 185 pounds) also considered California, Kansas, Northwestern and Tennessee and had offers wfromArizona, Boise State, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Iowa State, Louisiana Tech, Kansas State, Oregon, Purdue, Rice and Utah. He had 35 receptions for 854 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior.

Whitfield, son of former Stanford offensive lineman and longtime NFL player Bob Whitfield, picked the Cardinal over Arizona State, Boise State, Boston College, Colorado, Duke, Northwestern, UCLA and Washington.

He had 31 receptions for 440 yards and five touchdowns during his junior season.

ESPN Recruiting's Greg Biggins called Whitfield "one of the elite receivers in the entire West region."

Gray (5-9, 180) picked Stanford over Arizona, Baylor, Colorado, Houston, Oregon State, Rice, SMU, Tulsa, Utah, Vanderbilt and West Virginia. He had 22 receptions for 333 yards and three touchdowns as a junior.

Stanford now has eight commitments.