July 5, 2006

Five-star visits L.A. schools

Five-star wide receiver Arrelious Benn (6-2, 210, 4.45) from Washington (D.C.) Dunbar took unofficial visits to USC and UCLA recently and both schools impressed him.

"Arrelious really enjoyed his visit to Los Angeles and enjoyed both schools," Dunbar coach Craig Jeffries said. "He was very pleased with what he saw.

"Arrelious liked UCLA's facilities and their campus, but he was able to sit down with USC coaches and they were able to tell him how he would fit into their offense. He came away impressed with USC and how they could use him.

"Arrelious wants to know how he will fit in the offense and how he will be used.

"When it comes to choosing a school, Arrelious will pick a school that is best for him. He is also working hard to graduate in December so he can participate in spring ball.

"I thought the distance to Los Angeles would have an effect on him," Jeffries said. "The distance to Los Angeles didn't seem to bother him at all.

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