UCLA's secret weapon

Keeping top recruiter Adrian Klemm was a key victory for UCLA over USC

Updated: April 21, 2014, 5:38 PM ET
By Jeremy Crabtree | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- One of the Pac-12's most intense recruiting battles actually didn't take place in a high school.

After UCLA offensive line coach Adrian Klemm returned from a recruiting trip in December, he received a call from new USC coach Steve Sarkisian with an offer that all but included the opportunity to use the Trojans' famed white horse, Traveler, any time he wanted to avoid traffic on the 405. But UCLA coach Jim Mora wasn't about to lose one of his top assistants to the ...

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