At the mid-season point, Texas' defense is performing well, but depth at certain positions and a lack of pressure have been problems.
With six games down and six to go, Texas has found its quarterback and running game, but still needs players to step up receiver.
It's a midseason review in this week's Roundtable, as the WeAreSC panelists discuss the biggest positives, negatives and surprises of the first five games.
USC needs to improve defensively, especially against the pass, to catch up with its explosive offense and continue its 4-1 pace.
While there have been some surprises, such as David Ash's performance, many other issues have been exposed in recent weeks.