We Are SC links: The Monte Kiffin effect

Erik McKinney writesInsider: Monte Kiffin's work with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers back in the day is having a positive effect for USC in the recruitment of Tyriq McCord and Nelson Agholor.

Garry Paskwietz writes: Injuries have caused the USC coaches to get creative with the starting lineup going into tonight's game at Colorado.

Greg Katz writesInsider: While Colorado wants to recruit in USC's backyard, the Trojans have gotten their fair share of stars from the Rocky Mountain State.

More from McKinneyInsider: Erik McKinney looks at the state of defensive end recruiting in the 2012 class.

Video: Erik McKinney gives his take on USC's recruiting to date.

Video: Garry Paskwietz previews tonight's USC-Colorado game.