An easy victory gave USC Trojans coach Lane Kiffin a chance to empty the benches early against Hawaii, giving first-year players some valuable experience.
News, notes and nuggets from inside the USC lockeroom after Saturday's season-opening win against Hawaii
USC has had its share of defensive linemen come in as freshman and make an impact. Leonard Williams might be the next in line to do that.
Rumors of the demise of USC's national recruiting prowess have been severely exaggerated, as the Trojans are flexing their national recruiting muscles.