There's definite reason for optimism for first-year USC defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox heading into spring ball. After all, he inherits some key pieces from a unit that finished the 2013 campaign ranked No.
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.
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 38 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
ESPN 300 prospects Damien Mama (Bellflower, Calif./St. John Bosco) and John "JuJu" Smith (Long Beach, Calif./Poly) might have headlined the list of official visitors who spent the weekend at USC, but it was a pair of teammates from Ventura (Calif.
about 48 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail
The mother of all recruiting weekends has arrived for the USC Trojans. With less than two weeks remaining until national signing day, seven members of the ESPN 300 are expected to be on campus beginning Friday.
about 51 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail
Coinciding with the emotional departure of fan favorite Ed Orgeron just over a month ago, the naming of Steve Sarkisian as USC's new head coach wasn't initially met with what you'd call universal enthusiasm.
about 67 days ago | Johnny Curren | 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 86 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail
The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's regular feature, giving you a daily dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: Rutgers was assembling one of the best classes in the country, but that changed after a two-day stretch when two ESPN 300 recruits decommitted; while most of the attention has been on Florida State, Auburn could be a sleeper for one of the nation's top receivers; and Ohio State loses a receiver pledge but it could open the door for other targets at the position.
about 124 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail