USC football morning report: National signing day

USC football morning report: National signing day

Fact of the day: USC's recruiting class is ranked No. 3 by and No. 2 by

Five recruits -- quarterback Ricky Town, linebacker Cameron Smith, receiver Isaac Whitney and offensive linemen Chuma Edoga and Roy Hemsley -- are enrolled for the spring semester.

USC can sign 19 more players; 16 have verbally committed.

The Trojans are considered the favorite for four local recruits who will announce Wednesday:

Gardena Serra defensive lineman Rasheem Green, 11:15 a.m. PST on ESPNU

Gardena Serra linebacker John Houston, 11:15 a.m. PST on ESPNU

Long Beach Poly defensive back Iman Marshall, 1 p.m. PST on ESPNU Los Angeles Salesian defensive lineman Kevin Scott, 1 p.m. on Fox Sports Prime Ticket

In The Times:

Signing day success is no guarantee of success on the football field

College football could be headed to an early-signing period

Gardena Serra's Caleb Wilson to join father at USC

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