Minding the generation gap

Handling of legacy cases a tough call in recruiting

Updated: June 15, 2012, 12:22 PM ET
By Greg Katz |
LOS ANGELES  Recruiting a USC Trojans football legacy, the son of a former player, has to be one of the toughest decisions a staff has to make, especially with the current NCAA scholarship limitations in place.

In the best of times, a Trojans recruiting decision on a legacy can either end up in a blaze of glory or in an ugly blaze. When it comes to legacy players of the Cardinal and Gold, the outcome can be either exhilarating or gut-wrenching, depending on the prospect.

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