With a tough schedule after the bye week, USC needs to maximize its time and find more impact players.
You can bet current USC players, future recruits and their families monitored and evaluated the draft soap opera of Matt Barkley, who in retrospect probably should have left after his junior season.
Following in the footsteps of Ronnie Lott and Matt Grootegoed, freshman safety Leon McQuay III is learning fast and making a big impact.
WeAreSC goes over the top 10 in-state prospects in 2013, as USC looks to re-establish itself among California's elite prospects.
With Lane Kiffin putting a premium on early enrollees, here is a list of commits and targets that could fit the bill.