To convey the athletcism of Petaluma Casa Grande prospect Elijah Qualls one need only know the positions he plays: running back and defensive tackle.
The Trojans have always valued recruits with positional versatility. With scholarship restrictions in effect, that quality is even more important for USC.
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.
USC saw all four of its commits ranked in the first installment of the ESPN 150 and is in prime position to pick off a lot more ranked players.
With the spring evaluation period approaching, USC looks to further the momentum it gained with the recent commitments of Chris Hawkins and Max Browne.
Sunday's Los Angeles Nike Camp will be one to watch for USC fans, as several Trojans offers will be competing, with one, CB Chris Hawkins, announcing his college choice.
With only three tailbacks on the roster the coaches understand it's critical to add depth at the position in the next recruiting cycle.
Former USC standouts Chris Claiborne and Lonnie Ford have formed their own company in Southern California's Inland Empire in the quest to prepare high school players for college.
There's no rest for the weary, as the USC coaching staff rolls onto the 2013 class. This is what, and who, it'll be looking for.
USC makes final pitch during last official visit weekend; Zach Banner to announce college choice on Monday.
Lane Kiffin and his staff have turned a weekend in January into arguably their biggest recruiting weekend of the year.
With big official visit weekends on deck and roster spots that need to be cleared in order to comply with NCAA sanctions, it's a tricky time for Trojans coaches.
WeAreSC takes a look at the current roster and how it must be massaged under the NCAA-mandated scholarship restrictions.
With the January all-star games approaching, WeAreSC provides Trojans fans with a guide to who and what to look out for.
Junior college safety Gerald Bowman became USC's 11th commitment on Wednesday, choosing the Trojans over Oklahoma and Miami (Fla). JC DE Morgan Breslin also committed to the Trojans.