With the dead period over, this weekend marks the first of three official-visit weekends before signing day on Feb. 4. While severalPac-12 programs will host official visits, the top three teams in the conference were fairly easy to separate this week.
about 1620 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
USC lost an opportunity to play for the Pac-12 title with a late-season loss to UCLA, but it has a chance to finish off the final year of NCAA-imposed sanctions with a nine-win season, which would give the Trojans a boost heading into the first signing day since 2011 in which they are able to sign a full allotment of 25 prospects.
about 1640 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
There's no hotter ticket for Southern California recruits than the one that gets them into the Rose Bowl this weekend, as USC travels across town to take on UCLA. Both programs have an opportunity to make a statement in front of what should be a star-studded group of recruits.
about 1677 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
USC wide receiver commit De'Quan Hampton is in the midst of what has been an extremely productive sophomore campaign at Long Beach (California) City College. Despite battling a groin injury earlier in the season, he's hauled in a team-best 48 receptions for 659 yards and four touchdowns through eight contests.
Pac-12 programs have found plenty of success in the junior college ranks over the past few years. Wide receivers Jaelen Strong and Vince Mayle's impacts for Arizona State and Washington State, respectively, have been substantial.
about 1722 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
The USC Trojans have dipped into the junior college ranks for their latest commitment as Long Beach City College wide receiver De'Quan Hampton gave a verbal commit on Sunday. Long Beach City College coach Brent Peabody believes the Trojans should be pleased.
about 1827 days ago | Johnny Curren | NCF On The Trail