Sunday's NFTC at Redondo Union High School attracted some of the best football players in the west, many of whom are high on USC's prospect lists.
Ohio State Buckeyes recruit Ezekiel Elliott still keeping eyes on rankings heading into the Gridiron Kings camp.
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.
After communicating via text, USC Trojans quarterback commit Max Browne and running back commit Justin Davis met for the first time at the Oakland NFTC.
Six Michigan commits made it to the Columbus NFTC and four came away with invites to The Opening.
While most prospects at the NFTC in Buford, Ga., Saturday were competing for an invite to the opening, linebacker Reginald Carter, a Georgia commit, was just happy to be competing at all.
DawgNation catches up with former participants of The Opening to find out whether they would recommend to up-and-coming prospects their participation in other notable camps in hopes of earning an invite this year.
As expected, a talented defensive back group highlighted by Priest Willis and Tahaan Goodman dominated at the Los Angeles Nike Training Camp.
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.
In a performance full of highlights, it might have been the showdown with Texas commit Jake Raulerson that earned Torrodney Prevot MVP honors at the Dallas NFTC.
Several big recruiting events are about to turn up the heat in California, and USC will be keeping a close eye on its commits and targets.
Kyle Williams evaluates USC prospect Ellis McCarthy, who already has the look of an all-American defensive tackle.
Kyle Williams was blown away by Encino (Calif.) Crespi offensive lineman Jordan Simmons, USC's latest commit, when he saw him at USC's Nike Camp this summer.
Kyle Williams got a chance to see Atwater (Calif.) Buhach Colony defensive tackle Aziz Shittu this summer at USC's Nike camp. He was impressed.