Turner poised to be next in long line of great Trojan receivers

Originally Published: August 20, 2007
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- Patrick Turner arrived at USC two years ago with the fanfare accorded a top high school recruit. Here came a 6-foot-5 wide receiver from Nashville, Tenn., who -- like the similarly sized Dwayne Jarrett two years before -- would step off the plane and into the starting lineup. Add uniform and stir: instant star.

That didn't happen. Life isn't that easy, especially at USC, where the scout team is filled with high school phenoms.

Turner remained an understudy ...

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