Now that USC's entire incoming freshman class has had an opportunity to get their feet wet in the team's summer workouts, here's a player-by-player look at how those new arrivals have looked so far, and where they're fitting in.
With national signing day in the books, RecruitingNation is looking at the top position classes. For the full series, click here. Nationally (and Big Ten) Ohio State continues to add speed and versatility, and the 2014 class was more of the same.
about 154 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
USC head coach Steve Sarkisian had plenty to celebrate this past signing day as the Trojans closed with a flourish to finish at No. 14 in Recruiting Nation's class rankings. And while it's a collection that is overflowing with talent at almost every position, here's a look at the five prospects from the group of 19 who appear most poised to make an instant impact in 2014, taking into account the team's current depth chart, in addition to the skill set that each player brings to the table.
Shortly after the calendar flipped to 2014, we presented five possible New Year's resolutions for USC recruiting and new head coach Steve Sarkisian. Here they are again, with accompanying retrospective analysis that indicates how much the Trojans truly accomplished in the month leading up to national signing day: 1.
about 163 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail
When Steve Sarkisian took the reins at USC in early December, he immediately began to assemble a coaching staff filled with assistants known for their prowess as recruiters, five of whom made the move from the University of Washington along with him.
about 166 days ago | Johnny Curren | NCF On The Trail
LOS ANGELES -- USC Trojans first-year coach Steve Sarkisian stepped to the recruiting class of 2014 home plate on Wednesday and proceeded to wallop asigning day homer, bringing home Adoree' Jackson (Gardena, Calif.
The ceremonies have concluded, the ink has dried and the fax machines have been turned off once again. And with that, the Class of 2014 is mostly in the books. As is the case annually, there were a number of winners but also some losers on national signing day.
about 168 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
While it was a terrific day for the Pac-12 overall, USC stole the signing day spotlight on Wednesday, hitting for the cycle in landing its top four targets. The day began well for new coach Steve Sarkisian, as three-star cornerback Lamont Simmons (Jacksonville, Fla.
about 168 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail