The information superhighway
Southern California recruiting coverage has changed drastically in the past 60 years
Updated: December 16, 2011, 10:46 AM ETBy Greg Katz | WeAreSC.com
LOS ANGELES -- The evolution of college football recruiting information, from its primitive form some 60 years ago through today's information highway, is like going from classified secrets of the CIA to the openness of a presidential election.
Senior Trojans recruitaholics remember back in the day when only the way you could get anything close to a recruiting ranking of players was a publication known as Scholastic Coach, which previewed its first All-America team in 1951 and later was followed by Parade Magazine's All-America team in 1963.
Darryl Norenberg/US PresswireThe recruiting coverage when current USC athletic director Pat Haden was a star quarterback at La Puente (Calif.) Bishop Amat was drastically different than it is today.
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