USC's upcoming recruiting haul will be the final group restricted by the NCAA penalties handed down in 2010. Limited to signing 15 athletes per class beginning in 2012 while also being forced to maintain a roster of no more than 75 scholarship players, the Trojans were docked a total of 30 total scholarships through next season.
Half of the Pac-12 remains among the top 40 recruiting classes in the newly-released ESPN recruiting rankings. In order, Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon, USC, Stanford and UCLA represent the conference after a big week on the recruiting trail for virtually all of those programs.
about 540 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
It was a very busy weekend in the Pac-12, as several programs picked up recruits during the various All-American games across the country. Biggest commitment: Five conference teams added commitments since last Thursday, and all will likely play a big role in shaping classes on signing day.
about 542 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Eighteen months ago, ESPN 300 offensive tackle Jordan Poland (La Jolla, Calif./Country Day School) became the first member of USC's 2014 recruiting class, committing to the Trojans shortly after attending camp.
about 546 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail
A new year usually brings new aspirations. But in the recruiting world, hanging up a new calendar signifies the final stretch. It's the beginning of the end. With national signing day just six weeks away, we take a quick glance at potential New Year's resolutions for USC recruiting: 1.
about 548 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail
A recent string of commitments heading into the dead period has left USC with only five remaining slots in its 2014 recruiting class. The Trojans have 19 total spots to use, as long as four of them are mid-year enrollees.
about 560 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail
Last week saw a coaching shakeup in the Pac-12, as USC hired Steve Sarkisian away from Washington and the Huskies countered by luring Chris Petersen away from Boise State after making a run at UCLA's Jim Mora.
about 567 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Recruiting had resembled a roller coaster ride for USC heading into the weekend showdown with crosstown rival UCLA. The Trojans experienced very early success in building the 2014 class before a slew of decommitments altered the outlook.
about 577 days ago | Blair Angulo | On The Trail: West Region