With several USC recruits and targets having gone quiet before signing day, it's hard to tell if that's a good or bad sign for the Trojans.
An injured thumb hasn't prevented Chris Hawkins from competing this summer and won't keep the USC cornerback commit from playing in the Gridiron Kings this weekend. The Trojans also wait for ESPN 300 DE Jason Hatcher's announcement.
Commits from 2013 wide receiver Steven Mitchell and 2014 linemen Jordan Poland and Toa Lobendahn marked USC's first camp weekend and also altered the Trojans' recruiting landscape going forward.
There's no rest for the weary, as the USC coaching staff rolls onto the 2013 class. This is what, and who, it'll be looking for.
Even with 2012 recruiting heating up, it's never too early to look ahead to the class of 2013. Erik McKinney provides a California junior cheat sheet.