Armstead bolsters USC's recruiting
Commitment from California's top player despite sanctions speaks volumes
Updated: September 1, 2011, 6:56 PM ETBy Erik McKinney | WeAreSC.com
Editor's note: WeAreSC recruiting editor Erik McKinney will rank the Trojans' commitments from 10 to 1 according to the importance of each to the 2012 roster. Prospect No. 1 is OL/DL Arik Armstead. The fact a debate regarding which side of the ball Arik Armstead is best suited to play is virtually inevitable means absolutely nothing to the USC coaches. The fact Armstead has verbally committed to USC means everything to the Trojans' 2012 recruiting class.
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The Trojans have 10 commitments so far in the 2012 class. We Are SC is ranking each of them by importance to next year's overall roster.
No. 1• OL/DL Arik Armstead
No. 2• OL Max Tuerk
No. 3• LB Jabari Ruffin
No. 4• LB Scott Starr
No. 5• WR Darreus Rogers
No. 6• TE Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick
No. 7• RB Kelvin York
No. 8• FB Jahleel Pinner
No. 9• DE Pio Vatuvei
No. 10• WR Jaydon Mickens
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