RecruitingNation links: Pac-12 edition


From Brandon P. OliverInsider: Oregon is making a push for some top 2014 recruits in the South, including RB Racean Thomas (Oxford, Ala./Oxford) and LB Rashaan Evans (Auburn, Ala./Auburn).


From Mason Kelley: With the draft a little more than a month away, Desmond Trufant is prepping to follow in the footsteps of his NFL cornerback brothers, Marcus and Isaiah.


From Garry Paskwietz: With Marqise Lee and Max Wittek sitting out with minor knee injuries, early enrollee Su'a Cravens stole the show in Tuesday's practice.

From Johnny Curren: After a 2012 season in which they weren't a part of the offense, USC's fullbacks are hoping for an expanded role in 2013.

From Steve BisheffInsider: Clancy Pendergast and his attacking 5-2 defense are livening things up for the Trojans.