Sign of the times

Announcing you'll ink with USC means increased attention on and off the field

Updated: October 4, 2012, 11:30 AM ET
By Blair Angulo | WeAreSC
The spotlight can be blinding for some high-profile recruits. Just ask USC defensive end commit Kylie Fitts of Redlands (Calif.) East Valley.

Through four games this season, Fitts has registered only two-and-a-half sacks and nine solo tackles. At the same point last year, the four-star defensive end already had seven sacks and was cementing himself as one of the top local prospects.

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