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Presenting the War Room

Following a week of Rose Bowl festivities the War Room takes a look at the match-up with Penn State, the latest on recruiting and some insight into the future of the basketball program. (Hawkins athlete Greg Johnson pictured above)

More details of what is inside:

  • The Under Armour All-American game is the first major high school all-star contest. Like most years this SEC-slanted affair is light on West Coast talent and subsequently, USC targets.
  • Superstar Trojan Adoree’ Jackson may end up heading to the NFL after the game, but his impact on USC recruiting could last for years.
  • Speaking of Adoree’ Jackson, could he go from a two-sport star to a three-sport star for the Trojans?
  • This USC team has come together as the season wore on and playing for each other has been a common theme.
  • As we have seen in previous bowl games, the long layoff can have an impact on the team, especially for teams coming in on winning streaks.
  • Penn State offensive coordinator shares his thoughts on playing the Trojan defense.
  • Speaking of Penn State coordinators, defensive coordinator Brent Pry as a connection to USC head coach Clay Helton.
  • The Trojan basketball team is off to a hot start, but will that help Andy Enfield land a five-star prospect?
  • Plus plenty more!


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