Today is National Signing Day, which is the biggest day in the lives (so far) of a lot of high school players who will go on to star in college and potentially the pros. But for every player that makes his dream come true, there are a few whose stories don't turn out so well.
Mitch Mustain is now one of those unfortunate stories. The former Trojan QB was arrested late last night on suspicion of selling prescription narcotics, and was released shortly thereafter on $30,000 bail. According to The Fabulous Forum at the Los Angeles Times, was the target of a sting operation.
The arrest came as the result of a sting operation, but police did not elaborate on details of the case.
Mustain did not return phone or text messages seeking comment.
Mustain joined the Trojans in 2007 after transferring from Arkansas. Mustain appeared in a number of games for the Trojans this year, but his most action came against Notre Dame, a spot start for the injured Matt Barkley. He completed 21-38 for 138 yards in a 20-16 USC loss.
Mustain was one of the biggest recruits in his class but failed to really make much of an impact through his college career. A brutal reminder of what can become of the players who show so much promise on National Signing Day.