Found January 16, 2013 on Crystal Ball Run:
It’s safe to say that of every major program in college football, no team has dealt with more off the field drama than USC over the past several months. The Trojans entered the season ranked No. 1 in the country in most polls, before losing five of their last six games and limping to a 7-6 record overall. Entering 2013 there is little doubt in anyone’s mind that Lane Kiffin is clearly on the hot seat. And unfortunately for ‘SC fans, bad has gone worse in recent months as much of the negative publicity of the regular season has trickled into the school’s recruiting efforts. USC was once widely considered to have the most talented group of high school commitments anywhere in the country, but in recent weeks several top players have decommitted and others remain committed but are still looking around to other schools. Still, is the situation as bad as most make it out to be? We went ahead and asked Trenise Ferreira, a USC insider who covers the Trojans for the website Reignof...
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