Kevin Graf is the last of an offensive line legacy at Southern Cal, which is why he's savoring his final season and preparing to make it a memorable conclusion.
While USC has been deliberate in recruiting local star OL Damien Mama and Viane Talamaivao, out-of-area schools such as national champion Alabama have gotten a leg up.
Marcus Martin is taking the adjustment from left guard to center in stride, getting as much mentoring as possible from Khaled Holmes.
New line coach Mike Summers knows he was brought in to overhaul the Trojans' offensive line, hopefully returning into its former mean-and-nasty glory.
Not many big-time players come from Utah, but USC guard John Martinez has become exactly that.