Preseason expectations had USC hoping to ride a veteran OL while riding out growing pains from a young DL. The first four games haven't exactly played out in that way.
The Trojans are working hard to fix the offensive line problems that doomed them against Stanford.
Junior right tackle Kevin Graf finally had a healthy offseason and took advantage, getting bigger, faster and stronger for 2012.
Marcus Martin came up huge at left guard as a true freshman, stabilizing the USC offensive line. As a sophomore, his ceiling looks unlimited.
Center Khaled Holmes has stepped up to be the leader of USC's offensive line, a unit expected to be among the elite in the country.
While a host of USC OL commits/targets are playing in the U.S. Army All-American Game, USC fans should keep tabs on Isaac Seumalo and Andrus Peat at the Under Armour All-America Game.
Yes, Stanford has a star quarterback in Andrew Luck, but how USC deals with the Cardinal's physicality is the biggest key to Saturday's game.
USC left tackle Matt Kalil is regarded as one of the premier offensive linemen in the country and hopes to lead an improved offensive line to victory against Stanford.
USC's defensive line stymies Utah's running game, puts pressure on QB Wynn in 23-14 victory
By declaring for the NFL draft, Matt Kalil becomes the latest in a long line of USC offensive tackles to make it to the next level.