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September 17, 2012

The USC Recruiting Wire

The USCFootball.com Recruiting Wire encapsulates news and notes about the recruiting targets pertinent to Trojan fans.

This feature follows various recruiting targets inside and outside the Rivals.com network. Complimenting the breaking news, multimedia and other exclusive features found at USCFoootball.com. The USC Recruiting Wire is a quick recap of the notable and quotable stories you may have missed.

Each quote, comment or statistic obtained by the wire is also rated by its significance to that prospect's recruitment.

DE Kylie Fitts Redlands (Calif.) East Valley
Notable or QuotableIn back to back defeats the past two weeks, Fitts has accumulated 17 tackles and 1.5 sacks. On USC's 21-14 loss to Stanford Fitts said, "In absolutely no way does the loss affect my commitment. I will be a Trojan for life. Although this loss hurts, I don't think it will affect the team much. They are the Men of Troy and I think they will bounce back and dominate the rest of the year."


Top Schools

USC
Oregon
Georgia
Washington


Source: Vista routes REV Significance: Major

SECOND PLAYER CODE
CB Jalen Ramsey Nashville (Tenn.) Brentwood Academy
Notable or QuotableJalen Ramsey had 28-yards receiving on two catches with one touchdown and three tackles in limited action as Brentwood Academy blew out another opponent 62-0. On USC's loss Saturday, Ramsey said "Trojans Fight On. This loss won't stop them or anything. Watch how they bounce back." Ramsey also put together highlights from the first four games of his senior season Sunday.


Top Schools

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Florida
Alabama
Vanderbilt


Source: Jalen Ramsey Senior Film Significance: Moderate

THIRD PLAYER CODE
DB Su'a Cravens Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta
Notable or QuotableSu'a Cravens and Vista Murrieta beat REV in impressive fashion Friday 59-14. Cravens had two touchdown catches of 11 and 25 yards. After the Trojans loss Saturday, Cravens emphatically tweeted, "Trojans for life! I don't care what anyone has to say! I'm staying committed no matter what! Sanctions or losses I'm a Trojan! Report that! We're a family."


Top Schools

USC
Michigan


Source: Vista rolls over REV Significance: Major

FOURTH PLAYER CODE
WR Steven Mitchell Mission Hills (Calif.) Alemany
Notable or QuotableCentennial outlasted Alemany 36-32 in a game highlighted by Steven Mitchell. After returning a punt 49 yards for a score, Mitchell caught seven passes for 152 yards and one touchdown. "Everybody I thought would win this weekend didn't. Alemany, college and the NFL. This is a minor slip up for SC though. They're still capable of doing big things and I can't wait to become a Trojan."


Top Schools

USC
Notre Dame
Cal


Source: Mitchell great in loss Significance: Moderate

FIFTH PLAYER CODE
QB Max Browne Sammamish (Wash.) Skyline
Notable or QuotablesBeating Coeur d'Alene Saturday night, Max Browne did not have time watch the Trojans play Stanford. Instead, the five star quarterback threw for 308 yards and six touchdowns in the first half as Skyline rolled past the Vikings 71-20. Browne did reaffirm his commitment and is still on track to take part in next spring's quarterback competition to replace Matt Barkley.


Top Schools

USC


Source: Browne snaps win streak Significance: Minor

SIXTH PLAYER CODE
DT Kenny Bigelow Elkton (Md.) Eastern Christian Academy
Notable or QuotableKenny Bigelow has had plenty of time to watch USC play as Eastern Christian continues to struggle finding opponents to play. On the Trojans loss Saturday, Bigelow said, "I feel like we were a couple of missed tackles, some missed blocks and some bad calls away from winning that game. The loss doesn't affect my commitment. It makes me hungrier to go out there make an impact."


Top Schools

USC
Auburn
Ohio State


Source: ECA trying to find foes Significance: Moderate

SEVENTH PLAYER CODE
RB Justin Davis Stockton (Calif.) Lincoln
Notable or QuotableDavis and the Lincoln Trojans had a bye, so instead of playing, he watched the USC Trojans Saturday. "I think the running game is a huge part of USC's offense, and it not being effective was one of the first things to go wrong in that game. The team needs to get healthy first. They don't need to make drastic changes. Things will fix themselves over time. I remain committed to USC because win or lose, it's still USC and nothing will change that."


Top Schools

USC


Source: Preseason preview of Davis Significance: Major

EIGHTH PLAYER CODE
RB Ty Isaac Joliet (Ill.) Catholic
Notable or QuotableTy Isaac continues to battle back from a shoulder injury. In an overtime win 34-33 over Nazareth, Isaac had 102 yards rushing and a touchdown on 22 carries. Isaac had homecoming Saturday and did not watch the USC game, but stated, "It has zero affect on my commitment. I'm behind them 100-percent."


Top Schools

USC


Source: Joliet Catholic in OT Significance: Moderate

NINTH PLAYER CODE
CB Chris Hawkins Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.)
Notable or QuotableThe Rancho Cucamonga defense, featuring a healthy cornerback Chris Hawkins, held A.B. Miller to 16 yards in the first half of a 45-0 route. On the USC loss Saturday, Hawkins said, "It was the little mistakes that kept us from winning, and Khaled Holmes was a huge loss. Everyone is going to losses. That just mitigates me to hurry and get there so I can try to help."


Top Schools

USC
Cal
Oregon
Notre Dame
Arizona Satte


Source: Rancho shuts out Rebels Significance: Minor

TENTH PLAYER CODE
Ath Sebastian LaRue Santa Monica (Calif.)
Notable or QuotableHeld to just one catch for one yard, Sebastian Larue and Santa Monica were blown out by Mater Dei 51-0 after scoring 42 and 53 point in their previous two games. Sunday, LaRue made a simple tweet reaffirming his commitment to USC, stating, "I can't wait to play with Marqise Lee."


Top Schools

USC
UCLA
Ohio State
Texas A&M
Washington State


Source: SanMo smashed by Mater dei Significance: Moderate

ELEVENTH PLAYER CODE
LB Torrodney Prevot Houston (Texas) Alief Taylor
Notable or QuotableTorrodney Prevot had a few interesting tweets solidifying his commitment to USC after the Trojans 21-14 loss to Standord Saturday. "Leaving a lot of people behind in May but its a lifetime business decision." As well as, "People think that just because we [USC] lost it's going to change my decision! You're crazy, I'm 100-percent Fight On."


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USC
Cal
Texas A&M
Oregon
Oklahoma


Source: Torrodney on Twitter Significance: Moderate



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