In the eight years since Pete Carroll arrived in Los Angeles, USC has become THE recruiting power in college football, at one point stringing together five straight consensus No. 1 recruiting classes. They've had a particular knack at pulling in carefully chosen players from outside the state of California who have gone on to big things -- names like Mike Williams, Dwayne Jarrett and Brian Cushing. But they don't get everyone, and it's who they haven't gotten that is a story in itself.
Ghosts Of Recruiting Present: USC's Pick Your Poison Misses originally appeared on Fanhouse NCAA Football Blog on Tue, 03 Feb 2009 12:30:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.