Lane Kiffin is looking to live up to his reputation as a strong recruiting closer in the final week before signing day
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.
Corner Jalen Ramsey and receiver Paul Harris have USC on their minds as they prepare for The Opening this weekend in Oregon.
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.