There aren't too many teams across the country that have benefited more than USC in recent years from the ability of players to come in and contribute early, with guys such as Su'a Cravens, Adoree' Jackson and JuJu Smith being three notable examples.
about 872 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
Now that USC's entire incoming freshman class has had an opportunity to get their feet wet in the team's summer workouts, here's a player-by-player look at how those new arrivals have looked so far, and where they're fitting in.
Here's a look at some of the major offseason storylines for a USC linebacker corps that, under the direction of a new position coach in Peter Sirmon, performed at a high level this spring as a key piece of the puzzle in defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox's 3-4 multiple-front scheme.
The Trojans currently have 15 commitments for 19 spots available in the Class of 2014 and early spring enrollments. Here is how the spots fill out for the commitments that have been made so far: QB (1) Jalen Greene RB (0) WR (1) Rahshead Johnson TE (1) Bryce Dixon OL (4) Viane Talamaivao, Toa Lobendahn, Chris Brown, Jordan Austin DL (3) Malik Dorton, Don Hill, Claudeson Pelon LB (2) Olajuwon Tucker, Uchenna Nwosu DB (3) Jonathan Lockett, Ajene Harris, John Plattenburg Greene, Lobendahn, Austin and Hill have already enrolled for the spring semester.
about 1307 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
With the dead period in the rearview mirror, USC kicks off its first big recruiting event of the month on campus this weekend. Six verbal commits and three targets make up the list of visitors this weekend: No.
As the final stretch of recruiting begins for the 2014 class, USC is limited in the amount of scholarships left to give. The Trojans currently have 17 verbal commitments for 19 available slots, although there is speculation that there could be decommitments from current verbals coming, which would open up additional spots.
about 1318 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | NCF On The Trail
A new year usually brings new aspirations. But in the recruiting world, hanging up a new calendar signifies the final stretch. It's the beginning of the end. With national signing day just six weeks away, we take a quick glance at potential New Year's resolutions for USC recruiting: 1.
about 1328 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail
A recent string of commitments heading into the dead period has left USC with only five remaining slots in its 2014 recruiting class. The Trojans have 19 total spots to use, as long as four of them are mid-year enrollees.
about 1340 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail