Injuries made it hard to fully evaluate the USC offense during spring ball, but several Trojans showed signs of potential.
Senior cornerback Isiah Wiley starred in a spring game that saw the defense make its case for a little of the same attention usually paid to the Trojans offense.
USC coach Lane Kiffin was pleased with the team's effort in the first spring practice, which saw rising sophomore George Farmer dazzle at wide receiver.
While Matt Barkley and Robert Woods grab the headlines, several under-the-radar Trojans are looking to make a name for themselves in spring practice.
Social media's affect on USC's program is completely generational, as coaches' "old school" approach is counteracted by players embracing the concept.
With big official visit weekends on deck and roster spots that need to be cleared in order to comply with NCAA sanctions, it's a tricky time for Trojans coaches.
Not only does Matt Barkley's decision to return to USC for his senior season help the Trojans in 2012, but it allows them to stack the QB position nicely in the future.
After costing USC with three personal fouls last week, Trojans safety T.J. McDonald grabs two big early interceptions.