No one's been able to figure out Oregon's offense this year, and for the Trojans to have a shot, they're going to need great linebacker play.
Two years ago, the NCAA dropped what many thought was the kill shot to USC's program. But the Trojans haven't only survived thus far, but they have thrived in the aftermath.
The May recruiting period yielded a bonanza for USC, with two top running backs added to an already strong class.
USC's total of three players drafted was its lowest in 10 years. But it could have that many in the first round alone in 2013.
The USC Trojans are making final preparations for Saturday's spring game. Here are some things to watch for.
This week's Roundtable is all about the hardware, as the WeAreSC panel hands out its postseason awards.