RecruitingNation links: Pac-12 edition


From Brandon P. OliverInsider: Oregon's surprise run to the Sweet 16 is resonating with some of the school's football recruits.


From Mason Kelley: With Desmond Trufant heading off to the NFL, Marcus Peters is looking to step up after a stellar 2012.


From Greg KatzInsider: Does the firing of Ben Howland by USC's crosstown rival put more pressure on Lane Kiffin?

From Blair AnguloInsider: Casey Tucker, one of three USC pledges in the 2014 class, remains committed to the Trojans but is still listening to other schools.

From WeAreSC staffInsider: This week's roundtable discussion takes a look at the most impressive performers in spring practice so far.