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.
USC's recruiting class was moving along awesomely in August. But a poor season and coaching controversy has made things a bit more complicated.
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.
Lane Kiffin just finished coaching one of the most disappointing USC seasons in memory. So why hasn't USC AD Pat Haden pull the plug? A top recruiting class has a lot to do with it, and Kiffin knows it.
Today's top HS players from Southern California grew up rooting for the Reggie Bush-era Trojans, and it's making it easier for USC to recruit.
Kylie Fitts and others have found it's more difficult to succeed on the field after pledging to a big-time program like USC.
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.
With four commits in the fold, here's a look at where the Trojans will go from here in the 2013 recruiting class.
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.