Video: Solomon Tuliaupupu's Ultimate Highlights
More than three-quarters of big and physical linebacker's tackles were solo.Solomon Tuliaupupu
, one of the nation's top linebackers, will sign his letter of intent to USC.
The 6-foot-2, 220-pound senior from national champion Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.)
picked the Trojans over Notre Dame, UCLA and Oklahoma.
He made his announcement just a few minutes ago on national television.
Tuliaupupu had 31 college offers and might have had even more if not for a foot injury that derailed him the final two games.
Ranked the No. 86 top recruit overall by 247Sports composite
, Tuliaupupu transferred from Claremont (Calif.) to Mater Dei before his senior year. He had 63 tackles on the season, 46 of which were solo.
Tuliaupupu was a first-team MaxPreps All-American. He'll join two other Mater Dei All-Americans at USC: quarterback JT Daniels
and wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown
, both 5-star recruits.