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USC's home-field advantage

Trojans have edge on SEC because they own California and can still recruit nationally

Originally Published: March 27, 2012
By Tom Luginbill | RecruitingNation

When it comes to recruiting, USC might have the edge on the SEC.

Whether you look at the past 10 years or 30 years or however long you want to look back, in the West, there is USC and then there is everyone else. Coaches know it. Players know it. Have the Trojans had their ups and downs, and had competitors pop up on occasion? Yes. But USC is looked at differently than everyone else in the Pac-12.

Now add to that status the fact that the Trojans' home, California, is one of the top ...

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