September 6, 2007

Trojans attempt to turn No. 1 corner

Four months ago the truly diehard Trojans fan knew that Patrick Johnson was one of the top players in the class of 2008.

After his literal and figurative arrival to the University of Southern California for a summer camp, every single USC fan now salivates at the thought of bringing down the one remaining wall that has yet to be breached by Pete Carroll and his staff: going into South Florida and winning a recruiting battle against the elite Florida colleges, especially the University of Miami.

Johnson is still committed to Miami; but memories of his brief stay in Los Angeles have piqued his interest enough to at least keep USC in the running for his final commitment.


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