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  1. John Smith makes a name for himself

    Erik McKinney

    As an assistant coach and head coach at Long Beach (Calif.) Poly, Raul Lara has seen more than his share of talented football players. Willie McGinest, DeSean Jackson, Marcedes Lewis, Winston Justice, Jurrell Casey, Manuel Wright, Darnell Bing, Samie...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  2. Coaches checking in on Chans

    Erik McKinney

    Chans Cox (Pinetop, Ariz./Blue Ridge) is one of the more versatile athletes on the West Coast in the class of 2013. The 6-foot-2, 225-pound two-way standout is at home at linebacker or running back. He excels enough on both sides of the ball that col...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  3. Falah will take his time

    Erik McKinney

    Offensive tackle Nico Falah (Bellflower, Calif./St. John Bosco) is a fairly recent convert from basketball to football, and although he has quickly earned more than a dozen offers from some of the country's top programs, he is in no hurry to make a d...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  4. Rogers reconfirms with Trojans

    Erik McKinney

    Wide receiver Darreus Rogers (Carson, Calif./Carson) made fans of USC and Arizona State sweat it out to the end, but it was Trojans fans celebrating as Rogers announced Wednesday that he will sign with USC. While he may have had the most questions...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  5. USC has in-home with Armstead

    Erik McKinney

    After decommitting from USC several months ago, the Trojans coaches made one thing very clear to defensive end Arik Armstead (Elk Grove, Calif./Pleasant Grove) -- that they were going to recruit him all the way to signing day. Lane Kiffin and staff h...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  6. Visit keeps Ruffin solid to USC

    Erik McKinney

    After what happened with De'Anthony Thomas last year, any late-January official visit to Oregon is viewed as potential treason by many USC fans. And until last week, USC linebacker commit Jabari Ruffin (Downey, Calif./Downey) was being watched with g...

    Blog | January 15, 2012
  7. Trojans going hard after Rogers

    Erik McKinney

    Recruiting at the wide receiver position has been interesting for the Trojans in the class of 2012. An early commitment from Jordan Payton (Westlake Village, Calif./Oaks Christian) was taken back when Payton and USC decided to go in different directi...

    Blog | January 15, 2012
  8. USC No. 18 in newest ESPN recruiting rankings

    Erik McKinney

    The USC Trojans held steady at No. 18 in the newest ESPN team football recruiting rankings released Thursday. As expected, the biggest mover in the rankings was California, jumping into the top 10 at No. 8 and to the top of the Pac-12. USC checks ...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  9. Instant Analysis: Army All-American Bowl

    Erik McKinney

    It was a big day for the Pac-12, as programs throughout the conference received a good look at some future players during the West's 24-12 victory over the East in the Army All-American Bowl. For the USC Trojans, the big news came in the form of a...

    Blog | January 07, 2012
  10. USC targets set for Under Armour All-America Game

    Erik McKinney

    USC fans might need to wait until Saturday to see a lot of the Trojans recruiting targets in action, but Thursday's Under Armour All-America Game (4:30 p.m. PT, ESPN/ESPN3) features plenty of players to keep an eye on. Black team WR Nelson Agho...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  11. USC all-star game targets Monday update

    Erik McKinney

    Several USC commits and targets continue to make noise during all-star practices in both San Antonio and Lake Buena Vista, Fla. At the Army All-American Bowl, the West offensive line has been a focal point, as expected. USC commit Jordan Simmons (...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  12. Rogers will take trips

    Erik McKinney

    It is clear that Darreus Rogers (Carson, Calif./Carson) is USC's top wide receiver target in California. But after an early offer and commitment, the Trojans will need to continue working these last few weeks -- as they will with all commits -- to ke...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  13. Jaydon Mickens decommits from USC

    Erik McKinney

    The USC Trojans have lost another member of its 2012 recruiting class, as wide receiver Jaydon Mickens (Los Angeles/Dorsey) will head elsewhere to play his college football. "I'm officially decommitting from USC," Mickens said Wednesday night. "Fr...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  14. 2013 LB talks USC-Oregon

    Erik McKinney

    USC and Oregon have been the two programs recruiting Michael Hutchings (Concord, Calif./De La Salle) the hardest in recent weeks, so it was no surprise that he was glued to his television from start to finish as the Trojans beat the Ducks 38-35. "...

    Blog | November 20, 2011
  15. Trojans bringing swagger back

    Erik McKinney

    Swagger has simultaneously become one of the most overused and important words in the college football world. Players have it, programs want it and recruits love to see it. From 2002 through 2008, the USC Trojans owned it, just as Florida State and M...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  16. Ellis McCarthy recaps Oregon visit

    Erik McKinney

    Arguably the top big man out West, Ellis McCarthy of Monrovia, Calif., is being chased by programs across the country and took his first official visit this past weekend to Oregon. "It was really fun," McCarthy said of the trip. "I got to hang out...

    Blog | October 17, 2011