Presenting a solution
Jahleel Pinner's diverse skill set will help Trojans at both running back spots
Updated: January 25, 2012, 12:27 PM ETBy Garry Paskwietz | We Are SC
LOS ANGELES -- There is a lot of talk about the Trojans looking for a tailback in this recruiting class, but it's entirely possible that the back they need is already a verbal commit to the team.
When Jahleel Pinner (Mission Viejo, Calif/Mission Viejo) made a pledge to USC last May, it was pretty clear that his intended spot was fullback. The position destination made sense, as Pinner has a solid frame at 5-foot-11, 230 pounds and had experience as a multi-dimensional fullback in Mission Viejo's pro-style system.
Alex Gallardo/Special to ESPNLA.comJahleel Pinner's versatility in high school extended to the defensive side of the ball as well.
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