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Mater Dei (California) running back Jordon Davison is already one of the most heavily-recruited high school athletes in America.

And he's only a sophomore.

The 5-foot-11, 210-pound ball-carrier is rated the No. 14 overall prospect and No. 1 running back in the class of 2025, which goes a long way toward explaining why he already holds nearly 40 scholarship offers.

Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Georgia, Miami, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Penn State, Texas and USC are just a few of the schools who are already all-in recruiting Davison.

For his part, however, the Mater Dei star is taking the process slowly, making a handful of visits to get a better idea of his options.

Most recently, that meant trips to USC and Ohio State, his childhood favorite program. 

In early September, Davison attended Ohio State's 21-10 victory over Notre Dame, a massive recruiting weekend for the Buckeyes.

One of the other recruits on campus was four-star basketball prospect Bronny James, who attended the game with LeBron James, his father.

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And Davison's favorite NBA player. 

"It was great," the Mater Dei star said. "The environment was crazy, especially having LeBron at the game. I got to talk to him. I was kind of starstruck." 

Last weekend, he made a return trip to USC to check out the program under Lincoln Riley.

Davison said it felt completely different than the vibe last season. 

"I went last year, but everything has chanced since that," he said. "Seeing the stadium... last year it was empty. But the environment has totally changed over there. Everybody is engaged in the game." 

Davison isn't narrowing his list yet, but indicated he will be visiting USC again and that the Trojans are definitely a program of interest.

Beyond that, the dynamic sophomore is fixated on this week's matchup between Mater Dei and St. John Bosco, the nation's top two football programs.

For now, recruiting is taking a backseat. 

"I'm laser focused right now," Davison said.