California will always be the first and last stop for Pac-12 coaches on the recruiting trail. In the 2015 class, 129 prospects from the Golden State signed with Pac-12 schools and no conference program signed fewer than five.
about 564 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
On signing day in 2014, USC coaches set their sights on closing out their class by going four-for-four with targets still on the board. Cornerback Lamont Simmons was the first shot fired by the Trojans, followed by three cannon blasts in the form of Damien Mama, Adoree' Jackson and JuJu Smith.
about 595 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
It was a busy weekend in the conference, as 14 prospects made commitments between Friday and Monday night and several others backed out of Pac-12 recruiting classes. It looks as though this could be a sign of things to come, as the conference recruiting race is heating up with little more than a week until signing day.
about 608 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
It's a fairly unusual year for recruiting when it comes to the two Los Angeles programs. While this is usually a zero sum war with a clear winner and loser -- as was the case with the 2014 class, when the Trojans finished 3-for-3 on the final three huge uncommitted prospects in Southern California -- this signing day provides the opportunity for both programs to either finish strong or fizzle out, without one much affecting the other.
about 609 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Osa Masina has become USC's top-rated defensive pledge. Continue reading to see what this means for the Trojans: What he brings: A big, athletic prospect with great production and activity around the football.
about 612 days ago | Craig Haubert | NCF On The Trail
ESPN 300 receiver Van Jefferson is no longer committed to Georgia and the news was definitely disappointing for the Dawgs. So who's in the driver's seat now for the one of the best receivers in the country?
about 614 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
The newest and final ESPN 300 was released on Thursday, and eight Pac-12 programs are represented by 34 commitments. Arizona State, Oregon, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Washington and Washington State all have multiple commitments in the list, with USC's 12 leading the way, followed by Oregon's six.
about 620 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
From USC's bounce-back win over Notre Dame, to a Territorial Cup victory, to a big visitor list on the Palouse, recruits were in attendance at the Pac-12's rivalry games this past weekend and shared their experiences through social media.
about 666 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail