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Signing Day test for Helton and staff

by Greg Katz

LOS ANGELES – The clock is rapidly ticking towards Wednesday’s National Letter of Intent Day, a festival of euphoria and/or depression when all those multi-starred high school and junior college football players put their names on a piece of paper – and for the most part – ending all the recruiting speculation and suspense.

By mid-week, all those months and months and sometimes years of recruiting “bonding” will be put to the supreme test. However, for the USC Trojans, it has not been recruiting business as usual, and the fallout of this most unusual situation has yet to be determined, although this Wednesday could provide some good and not so good answers.

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Greg Katz
Greg Katz

Now entering his 59th season of either writing, broadcasting, or just plain watching USC football, WeAreSC columnist Greg Katz began his affiliation with the website back in 2001, introducing his well-received O/NSO (The Obvious/The Not So Obvious) column and later adding his respected IMHO Sunday opinion and tidbits column. Greg, a former ESPN.com college football columnist covering USC, is also a member of the Football Writer's Association of America. He is also known in Southern California as a professional public address announcer, having called the the 1996 Rose Bowl Game between USC and Northwestern. Greg also holds a master's degree in athletic administration and was a former varsity high school coach of 27 years.

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