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Huarte threw L.A. talent into Irish mix

Spurns USC, UCLA, for Notre Dame, helps launch Ara era with Heisman season in 1964

Updated: November 13, 2011, 11:35 PM ET
By Brian Kamenetzky | ESPN.com

USC has drawn from a wide variety of pipelines for local high school talent, but few have been as fruitful as the one to Mater Dei in Santa Ana, Calif.

Heisman winner Matt Leinart and standout linebacker Matt Grootegoed are among the litany of standout Monarchs-turned-Trojans, and the current batch from the same high school includes quarterback Matt Barkley and his understudy Max Wittek and wide receivers Robbie Boyer and Victor Blackwell and center Khaled Holmes.

While it seems USC ...

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