year : 2017 38 results

Recruiting Talk: 9 days to Signing Day

Garry Paskwietz and Johnny Curren break down where things stand for the USC class of 2017 including a lot of movement for the interior of the defensive line class Garry Paskwietz: Johnny - with just over a week to go until signing day there is still a lot up in the air with the USC recruiting class, although things are also narrowing down a ...

Grimes is all in with USC following visit

By Johnny Curren Coming off a recent visit to Nebraska, there had been some internet chatter circulating that perhaps Las Vegas (Nev.) Desert Pines wide receiver Randal Grimes wasn’t completely solid in his pledge to the Trojans. Following his official visit to USC this past weekend, however, it’s safe to say that any and all such ...

IMHO Sunday: The recruiting gift

Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com In my humble opinion, cardinal and gold thoughts on what I see, what I hear, and what I think. The spokesman: With under two weeks remaining before National Letter of Intent Day, the USC Trojans main focus is the drive for quality defensive linemen. With that in mind, perhaps their biggest recruiter in that depart...

Pili is a Trojan

USC received a verbal commitment on Saturday from DT Brandon Pili (6-4, 310) from Westview HS in Oregon, who chose the Trojans over Oregon State. Pili had moved to Oregon from Washington last year and the Trojans and Beavers were two of the first schools to begin recruiting him. He was a consensus three-star recruit for the various recruiting ...

O/NSO: On schedule edition

By Greg Katz - WeAreSC.com The Obvious: The USC Trojans have released their 2017 football schedule. The Not So Obvious: The first thing one notices is that the Trojans are home three of the first 5 games, which should provide for a good transition for new inexperienced talent and mold cohesiveness. However, those first trio of games (Western ...

A look at the upcoming recruiting weekend at USC – Jan. 20 (FRI A.M. UPDATE)

By Johnny Curren With Signing Day inching closer and closer, Clay Helton and his staff are set to welcome an impressive collection of official visitors on campus for the second consecutive weekend. A group that is heavy on USC commits, it also features some notable out-of-state targets, including a pair of heralded defensive tackle prospects...

WeAreSC Mailbag (1-19 edition)

by Garry Paskwietz In this edition of the mailbag we discuss return men, blueshirts, power run game and top priority recruits. Ectrojan Does Isaiah Langley get more playing time next year? I don’t know. At this point last year it looked like Isaiah was poised to be the #3 corner but it didn’t turn out that way, and it will be ...

Neilon gets taste of future on USC official

By Johnny Curren Since the time of his commitment to Clay Helton and staff back in June, Santa Margarita Catholic center Brett Neilon has made a name for himself as one of the Trojans’ strongest pledges, and after taking his official visit to Troy this past weekend, it’s safe to say that nothing has changed. “I’m definitely more ...

McKenzie commits to USC

The Trojans picked up a verbal commitment for the offensive line on Monday when Jalen McKenzie announced that he would attend USC. McKenzie (6-5, 300) is a physically big man who projects at either tackle spot in college, and the football genes are there with a father (Reggie, current Raiders GM) who played at Tennessee and a brother (Khalil) ...

Adoree’ Did It With Style

by Garry Paskwietz Adoree’ Jackson took his talents to the NFL today with the announcement that he would be giving up his final year of eligibility as a Trojan. So ends the chapter of one of the most exciting players to ever wear the Cardinal and Gold. A player who will arguably go down as the best corner to ever play at USC. A Thorpe ...