To convey the athletcism of Petaluma Casa Grande prospect Elijah Qualls one need only know the positions he plays: running back and defensive tackle.
CB Johnny Johnson, who claims offers from USC, Oklahoma and Notre Dame, among others, is rounding back into form after a shoulder injury.
His awkward departure from Tennessee hasn't prevented Lane Kiffin from trying to recruit the state, with Memphis offensive lineman Christian Morris being his latest target.
Formerly a skinny kid, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., safety Tahaan Goodman has become a physically imposing, highly sought after prospect.
After an uncharacteristic 8-3 season a year ago, Gardena (Calif.) Serra 2014 recruits Dwight Williams and Adoree' Jackson want to bring the Cavaliers another championship.
The Newhall (Calif.) Hart 2015 combination of quarterback Brady White and wide receiver Trenton Irwin sizzled for B2G Scorch in 7-on-7 play this past weekend.
Tee Martin has been on a nonstop recruiting tour of the Southeast during the spring evaluation period. Considering the emphasis Lane Kiffin puts on SEC country, that's a big show of confidence in the first-year assistant.
The Trojans have always valued recruits with positional versatility. With scholarship restrictions in effect, that quality is even more important for USC.
Oakley, Calif., wide receiver Darrell Daniels has had increased contact with USC, as has Phoenix offensive lineman Kenny Lacy.
With four commits in the fold, here's a look at where the Trojans will go from here in the 2013 recruiting class.
Auburn, Calif., defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes feels as if he's close to a USC offer while the USC coaches aggressively get going during the Spring Evaluation Period.
Elkton, Md., teammates Kenny Bigelow and Davis Stills attended Saturday's spring game and were able to get a glimpse at their futures with USC.
After costing USC with three personal fouls last week, Trojans safety T.J. McDonald grabs two big early interceptions.
USC's top out-of-state targets include some West Coast offensive tackles and some athletes who could play multiple spots.
Whether Arik Armstead winds up an OT or a DE he remains the crown jewel of USC's 2012 recruiting class.
OL commit Max Tuerk not only is a top prospect but his versatility along the line will be a huge key as the Trojans revamp the unit.