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.
The Trojans are under way with summer throwing sessions, and here are some thoughts based on what we've seen so far: 1. Organization: One of the first things to stand out when watching the workouts is noting how organized they are.
USC has started voluntary summer throwing sessions, and it's a great time to see where players are at in terms of physical shape and also to gauge the work ethic of the players when no coaches are around.
No position group at USC entered the spring surrounded by more uncertainty than the offensive line. With the key losses of Marcus Martin, Kevin Graf, John Martinez and Abe Markowitz, a new position coach in Tim Drevno, and the offense transitioning into Steve Sarkisian's up-tempo, shotgun-based attack, no one knew quite what to expect.
LOS ANGELES -- USC head coach Steve Sarkisian took his turn on the phone on Thursday during the Pac-12 football coaches teleconference, revealing that among his biggest concerns for the Trojans heading into the fall is finding the right combination along the offensive line.
With national signing day in the books, RecruitingNation is looking at the top position classes. For the full series, click here. Nationally (and SEC) Not only did Alabama put together the best offensive line class in the 2014 cycle, but it's also one of the best in recent memory.
about 142 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
Closing out signing day at No. 14 in Recruiting Nation's 2014 class rankings, new USC coach Steve Sarkisian and his staff did a remarkable job of not only grabbing the best players they could but of addressing their needs.
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 152 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 155 days ago | Johnny Curren | NCF On The Trail