When Lane Kiffin coached at Tennessee, the Volunteers recruited Jupiter, Fla., dual-threat quarterback Tyler Cameron, a 2012 prospect who has already picked up a handful of verbal offers.
But then Kiffin took the USC job and Cameron hadn't heard from the Trojans until just recently when mail started to arrive.
USC is the newest school showing interest in Cameron, a 6-foot-3, 210-pound prospect who has verbal offers from Boston College, FAU, Illinois, Louisville, Marshall, Rutgers and South Florida.
"USC is starting to send me some stuff and give me some interest," Cameron said. "That's always been like a dream. That would be amazing to go there.
"I've followed them a lot and when Lane Kiffin was at Tennessee they were showing me a lot of interest. They were sending me mail every week. Then he went to USC and I didn't hear from them for a while and then recently they started hitting me up again and sending some mail."
Cameron, who will attend the Florida-South Carolina game in a couple weeks, said there are few better places for quarterbacks than USC and he hopes to keep the Trojans' staff interest in the future.
Even though he's from South Florida doesn't mean that USC won't continue to show interest and that's a promising sign for Cameron, who said he thought only California quarterbacks would have a chance with the Trojans. That is seemingly not the case since Kiffin has started to show renewed interest in him.
"Just to keep going in football is my biggest dream," Cameron said. "That would be the best place to keep it going. It has a lot of history and some great quarterbacks.
"When I heard (Kiffin) was going to USC I said I really, really hope he remembers me. I was like he was probably just going to recruit only California quarterbacks. It was weird. Last week I got my first bit of mail from them and they sent me an e-mail and I was really excited."