- Garry Paskwietz, Publisher, WeAreSC.com
As the final stretch of recruiting begins for the 2014 class, USC is limited in the amount of scholarships left to give.
The Trojans currently have 17 verbal commitments for 19 available slots, although there is speculation that there could be decommitments from current verbals coming, which would open up additional spots. Those decommitments could come from players who sense that they are not a priority for the new staff, or who think they have better opportunities elsewhere.
While it remains to be seen exactly how many slots will be left to fill, here are five remaining priorities based on recruiting needs: