Kevin Graf is the last of an offensive line legacy at Southern Cal, which is why he's savoring his final season and preparing to make it a memorable conclusion.
While USC has been deliberate in recruiting local star OL Damien Mama and Viane Talamaivao, out-of-area schools such as national champion Alabama have gotten a leg up.
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.
Despite a trio of commits from top 2014 offensive linemen, the Trojans have their eyes on three more elite players in the trenches.
Formerly a skinny kid, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., safety Tahaan Goodman has become a physically imposing, highly sought after prospect.
Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick locks down his commitment to the Trojans while USC makes a move for several offensive linemen.
Offensive linemen will be the main focus in the CIF-SS Pac-5 championship game, as USC commit Max Tuerk's Santa Margarita team faces USC target Kyle Murphy's San Clemente squad.
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.
There are questions along the USC offensive line as two new guards drop into the mix with veterans Matt Kalil and Khaled Holmes.
Jordan Simmons believed he was headed for a basketball career, but once he tried football he was hooked.
Marcus Martin is taking the adjustment from left guard to center in stride, getting as much mentoring as possible from Khaled Holmes.
New line coach Mike Summers knows he was brought in to overhaul the Trojans' offensive line, hopefully returning into its former mean-and-nasty glory.
This week's USC notebook touches on Casey Tucker's meeting Sam Cunningham, Chris Hawkins getting ready for the playoffs and 2014 QB prospect Wilton Speight setting up a visit.
His trademark hair is gone, but USC Trojans 2014 commit Toa Lobendahn is growing in size, reputation and in interest from other schools.
USC Trojans 2014 offensive line commit Toa Lobendahn shared a USC bond with his grandfather
Bellflower, Calif., offensive lineman Nico Falah outlines his decision timetable, while sophomores Iman Marshall and Trent Irwin impress at the B2G Elite Camp.