He's lost his quarterback (Matt Barkley) and his running mate at WR (Robert Woods), but USC junior Marqise Lee is focused on putting up even better numbers than he did during his Biletnikoff-winning sophomore season.
Biletnikoff Winner Marqise Lee is set as one starting wide receiver for USC, but the battle to find Robert Woods' replacement is one of the most important of the spring.
For all the talk of unfinished business, last year's USC story lacked a happy ending. Now the program begins a new chapter hoping for better.
In looking back at USC's 2012 offense, the Trojans were spectacular at times, but penalties, inconsistency and injuries prevented this unit from truly being great.
There are a lot of questions facing USC in 2013, including the play of Max Wittek, Robert Woods' decision to stay or enter the NFL draft and Lane Kiffin's coaching hot seat.
Notre Dame's ability to master the details, and USC's inability to take care of the little things, is why the Irish are going to the national title game and the Trojans have a fifth loss.
USC's offensive stars in their part in a 38-17 win over Arizona State, but it was the surprisingly dominate play of the defense that really shined.
It's hard for a WR to get noticed when playing with Marqise Lee and Robert Woods, but freshman Nelson Agholor is making people pay attention
After coming up short against Oregon on Saturday, USC can only hope to see Oregon again in the Pac-12 title game.
While USC's offense was prolific and the Trojans kept fighting back, they were a step behind No. 4 Oregon at all times in the Ducks' 62-51 victory Saturday.
Coming off a bitterly disappointing loss to Arizona, the Trojans find themselves searching for answers as it tries to close out the season on a positive.
It's becoming a trend around USC. Lane Kiffin's teams and their sluggish starts. It was back against Syracuse, but hopefully it doesn't hang around.
USC has struggled to find a No. 3 receiver behind Robert Woods and Marqise Lee. With tight ends such as Randall Telfer and Xavier Grimble, the Trojans might not need to make a choice.
Matt Barkley threw for over 350 yards and four touchdowns and led his team to nearly 50 points. And it doesn't seem to surprise anyone anymore.
Injuries made it hard to fully evaluate the USC offense during spring ball, but several Trojans showed signs of potential.
USC might be on the West Coast, but its style has held up well, both in the trenches and on the scoreboard, against the SEC.