A look at how USC's recruiting class, from early enrollees to uncommitted prospects, might fit on the Trojans.
With Alabama's 2013 class about to become official, it's time to hand out some superlatives for the 2012 recruiting class.
While waiting for top prospects to announce their decisions on signing day can be nerve-wracking, few dramas compare to 1979 and Herschel Walker and Kerwin Bell.
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.
Lane Kiffin is looking to live up to his reputation as a strong recruiting closer in the final week before signing day
USC's recruiting class was moving along awesomely in August. But a poor season and coaching controversy has made things a bit more complicated.
In the unpredictable world of recruiting, it's great to get five-star prospects. But a team's success often comes down to coaching and player development.
Now that USC has a defensive coordinator, Lane Kiffin has the offseason to finish recruiting, figure out play-calling and bring a physical mentality back to the Trojans.
How the Trojans are able to navigate the stretch between now and signing day will have a big impact on the USC recruiting class.
With six defensive recruits visiting next week, it's crucial for USC and Lane Kiffin to name a defensive coordinator as soon as possible.
USC's recruiting class has suffered some blows recently, but having all of their commits at the two big all-star games should be a benefit down the stretch.
Eddie Vanderdoes is as big-time as they come, and the USC defensive tackle commit has brought a lot of attention to the sleepy town of Auburn, Calif.
Redlands, Calif., defensive end Kylie Fitts is kind of a forgotten man in USC's recruiting class, but the four-star commit is ready to make his mark with 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.
The May recruiting period yielded a bonanza for USC, with two top running backs added to an already strong class.