The Trojans have always valued recruits with positional versatility. With scholarship restrictions in effect, that quality is even more important for USC.
Although Washington nearly snared the L.A. product, Jabari Ruffin, a lifelong USC fan, chose to play at home.
Linebacker commit Scott Starr is cut from the same mold as recent USC standout Clay Matthews and Brian Cushing.
USC LB commits Scott Starr and Jabari Ruffin already are acting like teammates even though they're a year away from actually being teammates.