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Claiborne, Ford molding prospects

Former Trojans standouts spending time developing high school players for college

Updated: February 12, 2012, 3:53 PM ET
By Erik McKinney | We Are SC
CORONA, Calif. -- For a select group of football players in Southern California's Inland Empire, the weekend signifies anything but relaxation. After a week of high school academic work, Saturday morning ushers in several hours of graduate-level football training.

Class is called to order by former USC standouts Chris Claiborne and Lonnie Ford, who have made successful transitions into high school coaching after playing careers in the NFL and AFL, respectively.