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Anthony Sarao Signs With Trojans

Shotgun Spratling |
February 2, 2011 | 5:11 a.m. PST

Associate Sports Editor

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Former Stanford commit, Anthony Sarao, signed with the Trojans early Wednesday morning, the school has confirmed.

A four-star linebacker, according to Rivals and Scout, Sarao committed to USC after his January 14 visit to Southern California.

He switched his commitment following former Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh's decision to take the San Francisco 49ers head coaching vacancy. The 6-foot-1, 220 pound linebacker from Absecon, New Jersey starred at Holy Spirit High.

Sarao is ranked No. 8 at middle linebacker by Scout and No. 8 at outside linebacker by Rivals. However, he did not make ESPNU's top 150 as ESPN has him only listed as a three-star outside linebacker. They have him ranked 65th overall at his position.

For more information on high school recruits potentially choosing USC, follow our National Signing Day coverage.

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