Analysis: USC commits on East team

Kenny Bigelow at Army All-American practice

NCSA Director of Recruiting Randy Taylor joins FOX Sports NEXT to break down the play of USC commits at the Army All-American Bowl. Check out what he saw from the guys on the East team...

Randy Taylor is the Director of Recruiting at NCSA Athletic Recruiting and has over 30 years of experience in college football including time on the staffs at Illinois, UCLA, and Minnesota.

Kenny Bigelow
"I love Kenny Bigelow. He is one of my top three players on the east, what I like about him, he has a great first-step quickness, really nice size, he can redirect. He's just a defensive tackle with such terrific penetration. He's always getting penetration, he's getting upfield, he's getting an ability to attack the running back, the quarterback, he's got the great first step-quickness. He's athletic for a big kid and he's going to get bigger, stronger, faster. Kenny Bigelow is one of my favorite players out there. There's no question he has the ability to come in and make an immediate impact. He does need to do some things and learn, and they all do, athletically and physically he is a kid that can come play as a freshman." – Randy Taylor

Jason Hatcher
"Jason has a little bit more work to do, but what I loved about him is when there was a fight, he was in the middle of it. Coaches kind of like that energy and passion and I think it was just an effort play and that's what Jason is. He's an effort player. He's athletic, he again, he's about 240-pounds, he's going to get much thicker and stronger and he's going to be a nice defensive end for them. He might be able to play inside on passing downs. As a kid I love him and as a football player I do as well." – Randy Taylor

Jalen Ramsey
"Jalen is a DB with good size. He was playing corner, which he can play, but he can also play inside. He's about a 6-foot, 6-foot-1 type kid, he's maybe close to 200-pounds. But what he does is he has all those abilities to be a defensive back. He has feet, he is an athlete who has the ability to turn his hips and run and get into transition and run with receivers, but he also has that size to be able to come up and force the run and do some things at the line of scrimmage. We didn't see a lot of that, there wasn't full contact, but he has those characteristics and if you watch him a little on tape you can see those things as well." – Randy Taylor

Khaliel Rodgers
"SC has had plenty of good offensive linemen who weren't the prototypical 6-foot-4, 6-foot-5 kid, and what I loved about him is automatically he plays with leverage because he's shorter than everybody. But he's a physical, tough, strong kid. I love his punch, he moves his feet really well, I think he's one of those kids who you play at guard or center, if he can play center, and will be really solid for you. He won't be that prototype, but he is going to compete and you'll love all those things he can do and he will out-muscle a lot of the kids he plays against." – Randy Taylor

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