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Recruiting in the Pac is about to get interesting with Kelly's departure. Two of their best recruits the Robinson twins from SD have already decommited, and whispers are starting to surface that superstar tailback Thomas Tyner is next....

I haven't really been able to keep up with other school's recruiting classes lately, but I've been told a lot of USC's recruits are reconsidering. Is there any weight to this rumor?

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I haven't really been able to keep up with other school's recruiting classes lately, but I've been told a lot of USC's recruits are reconsidering. Is there any weight to this rumor?

The insiders I've heard/read from say there's no truth to any of these rumors. One even went so far to say if Ramsey leaves he'll be shocked because he was a huge reason LMIII committed, and is already taking classes at USC. With that in mind, I don't forsee Hatcher being at USC in the fall...

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The insiders I've heard/read from say there's no truth to any of these rumors. One even went so far to say if Ramsey leaves he'll be shocked because he was a huge reason LMIII committed, and is already taking classes at USC. With that in mind, I don't forsee Hatcher being at USC in the fall...

I gotcha. All I really read was that 5 players already reopened their commitment status and players were not fond of the way Kiffin treated some recruit who got his scholarship deferred.

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I gotcha. All I really read was that 5 players already reopened their commitment status and players were not fond of the way Kiffin treated some recruit who got his scholarship deferred.

The only ones I've heard that are looking around are Falah, and Hatcher. Issac has been rumored by the ND sites to be switching to them, but has told people he's firm on his commitment. Falah is technically committed but said that on NSD he will choose between USC and Washington. Most expect him to stay with USC since he talks to Khaliel Rogers just about everyday. Hatcher is a guy I never really was certain would stick. I expect him to end up at Louisville fwiw. Ramsey I guess could be playing the USC insiders, but he doesn't seem like a kid that would do that. This also could mean that the staff has cooled on a couple of guys (much like with Larue this year, and Mickens last year). They're still seriously recruiting juco OT Desmond Harrison, LB's Matthew Thomas (visiting this weekend with his mother) and Quinton Powell, and USC insiders have said they're hearing Texas commit DT A'Shawn Robinson will be part of the class. So it could be as simple as not enough rides to go around if some of the committed guys end up elsewhere. If I had to predict....they lose Hatcher, get Vanderdoes back, A'Shawn stays home, and they also pick up one of Thomas or Powell (my preference is Thomas), as well as Kylie Fitts recommitting and becoming part of the Fall class....

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Hope Marquez North comes to North Carolina. Very excited about a lot of players in their recruiting class. Especially Mitch Trubisky

North is a guy I'm really hoping Butch Jones can land on NSD.

Seems to be between the Tarheels and Vols.

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North eliminates UNC...he's a Vol!

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Congrats on the pickup. CLK and crew are in home with Ramsey right now so hopefully that will get wrapped up. Quinton Powell seems like a silent to USC so that leaves two (or three I'm not even sure) spots left to be filled. The insiders on a board I post on are saying Matthew Thomas is 70% USC right now and 30% Miami so that would be a huge get. CLK, Coach O, Coach Pendergast and Tee Martin had an in home today with him, and he would be a huge get. I keep hearing Fitts will come back, but they may lose Prevot. Hatcher decommitted, then recommitted a few days ago so I don't see that changing in the next week. The last spot I'm going to say goes to Eddie Vanderdoes. I know the national media has been spinning Eddie to ND or Alabama and saying USC is completely out of the picture, but everything I've heard points to him staying in Cali be it at USC, or fucla. If they do have an extra spot, it seems A'Shawn Robinson's mom would be open to him going to L.A. to play from what I'm hearing which would be another huge get. Honestly, as long as they can keep Ramsey locked up I'll be happy with the way the class shakes out. Even if Ramsey did flip, which I just don't see with how close he is to the other DB's in USC's class, it would still be an absolutely stellar class. But Ramsey is the cherry on the top. Vanderdoes and Thomas would be the whipped cream and sprinkles....

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North eliminates UNC...he's a Vol!

FML

Maybe we get Alston now but I really wanted North.

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FML

Maybe we get Alston now but I really wanted North.

North basically eliminated UNC because he didn't want to compete with all the WR's there, he was guaranteed playing time with Tenn and not with UNC. That's the biggest reason he selected Tenn over UNC.

Wanted to add for those that don't know UNC is down to 19 scholarships for this recruiting class, so really only one spot left for UNC to fill.

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LSU commit Tevin Lawson was asked to grey shirt with LSU and didn't like it, he's talking around and was contacted by UNC.

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Just saw that on scout.com

I'll take it.

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North basically eliminated UNC because he didn't want to compete with all the WR's there, he was guaranteed playing time with Tenn and not with UNC. That's the biggest reason he selected Tenn over UNC.

Wanted to add for those that don't know UNC is down to 19 scholarships for this recruiting class, so really only one spot left for UNC to fill.

I'm sure that was a selling point for Butch Jones. Glad to get something good out of losing Justin Hunter and Cordarelle Patterson.

This will be a fun week. It always is. It's a chance to gain a little hope for next season even if this past one was terrible.

We have a few battles going on with Auburn for players, and a battle with Alabama for 5* Safety Vonn Bell. Is it Wednesday yet?

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