With spring practice set to start back up again for USC next week, here's a look at 10 players who entered the March and April workouts as somewhat hidden commodities but who showed in the first week of spring practice that they just might have the potential to take on a larger role for the Trojans in 2014.
Our look at position groups in the Pac-12 continues with the safeties. Arizona: The Wildcats have a lot of experience at safety with a combined 78 starts between Jourdon Grandon, Tra'Mayne Bondurant and Jared Tevis.
about 1113 days ago | Kyle Bonagura | Oregon Ducks
There's definite reason for optimism for first-year USC defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox heading into spring ball. After all, he inherits some key pieces from a unit that finished the 2013 campaign ranked No.
Every season in college football there are previously unproven players who rise up to play major roles for their teams. For the Trojans in 2014, here are five players who will be looking to make their mark in a USC uniform for the first time: 1.
about 1154 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
Determined to find a greater level of success against those uptempo, spread offenses that have shredded USC in recent years, Clancy Pendergast was brought in this past offseason by Lane Kiffin to replace his father, Monte Kiffin, as the team's defensive coordinator.
As the Trojans continue to battle injuries while they prepare for the final stretch of the 2013 season, here are 5 players who have stepped up when called upon due to injuries to other players at their position.
about 1235 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
LOS ANGELES -- With USC's 2013 season opener at Hawaii just a handful of tropical sunsets away, all conversation regarding the inexperienced Trojans secondary seems as guarded as King Kamehameha's Palace.
LOS ANGELES -- After practicing on Dedeaux Field Wednesday morning, the Trojans hit Brian Kennedy-Howard Jones Field Wednesday evening for a spirited session in full pads that was marked by some aggressive play according to USC head coach Lane Kiffin.
The Trojans are at the midway point of fall camp and, with the injuries mounting, USC coach Lane Kiffin said the impact is being felt on the field. "We're starting to lose guys and it's affecting our ability to rotate guys as much as we want," Kiffin said.
about 1319 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans