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USC recruiting needs by position

9/30/2011

WeAreSC recruiting editor Erik McKinney has written a two-part series in which he breaks down the top 10 needs for USC for the 2012 recruiting class. He examines recruiting needs 6-10; needs 1-5 can be found here.

10. Wide Receiver

It doesn't jump out as a position of need, simply based on the terrific haul the Trojans have brought in with the past two recruiting classes. But USC coach Lane Kiffin has shown an eye for developing talent at the position, so wide receiver likely will remain an interesting spot to watch in every recruiting class on his watch.

2012 commitments: 2

Darreus Rogers (Carson, Calif.): With the physical presence to match his athletic ability, Rogers can do it all on the football field. He can play like a big receiver, which Kiffin has stressed repeatedly to his taller targets. He also has the speed to turn into a matchup nightmare for opposing defenses.