January 7, 2008

The Road to Signing Day: Wide Receivers

The Road to Signing Day continues with a look at the wide receivers.

The phrase 'playing with house money' was brought up earlier regarding the linebacker recruiting class and it rings equally true with the wide receivers. USC, barring unexpected draft defections or transfers, will return every meaningful contributor from the 2007 receiving corps.

But unlike the linebackers from 2007, the receivers left something to be desired. Lack of a consistent deep threat and some shaky route running allowed defenses to load the box and take away the run.

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