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In our rivalry week War Room we have the latest on USC recruiting, a potential roster shake-up after the season, big improvement for a couple of Trojan players and a lot more.

More details of what is inside:

  • Clay Helton and USC have turned the season around but there will be new challenges come December and January. Let’s just say Helton will be recruiting more guys than just the recruiting class of 2017.
  • Expect some changes on the USC commitment list soon. Let’s just call it addition by subtraction.
  • We discuss the changes on the defensive back recruiting board for USC.
  • There are a couple of big name out of state prospects on the defensive line the Trojans are pushing hard to sign.
  • Some insights on what makes Sam Darnold so special and how even careful evaluations in fall camp couldn’t have predicted how successful he has been as USC’s starting quarterback.
  • Maybe it hasn’t felt like a typical rivalry week around USC, but players are taking it seriously.
  • Since USC started winning again there is a lot more trust on the team, and not just regarding the players and coaches.
  • Outside linebacker Porter Gustin is getting more flexible and it has paid off on the field.
  • Expect the USC basketball team to get a boost tonight when they take on Texas A&M on the road.
  • Plus plenty more!


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