Recruit roundup: Playoff preview 

November, 1, 2012
With the final stretch of the high school football season in sight, nearly every USC commit is in contention for a title of some sort, whether it be in a league or in the playoffs. Three future Trojans and their teams are included in the latest ESPN 25 power rankings: Michael Hutchings and Concord (Calif.) De La Salle at No. 4, Su’a Cravens and Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta at No. 8, and Max Redfield at No. 22 Mission Viejo (Calif.).

Furthermore, teams of USC commits in the current recruiting class are a combined 117-30 this season -- that’s a .796 winning percentage. Five teams have posted perfect 9-0 records through the end of October and five others have managed at least seven victories. Coaches often like to say they recruit winners and, apparently, the Trojans’ staff has done so in this class.

As the regular season winds down and postseason play kicks off across the country, here’s a look at how each of the Trojans’ 18 verbal commitments have fared: