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The dream finish to USC's class

With roughly nine spots left, this group of commitments would be a perfect ending

Updated: October 25, 2011, 4:08 PM ET
By Erik McKinney | We Are SC
After defensive end Arik Armstead (Elk Grove, Calif./Pleasant Grove) backed away from his USC commitment and offensive lineman Jordan Simmons (Encino, Calif./Crespi) jumped on board, the Trojans now stand at 11 commitments for the 2012 class.

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Garry Paskwietz/WeAreSC.comJordan Simmons became the 11th commit of USC's 2012 class when he pledged to the Trojans on Friday.
The Trojans coaches are looking to bring in 20 new players with this class, as five will count against the 2011 class and 15 will be the limit for 2012. Three of the current commits are set to enroll early, leaving two spots available in the 2011 class and seven available for 2012.