That is the question facing coach Lane Kiffin as Max Wittek and Cody Kessler remain even in the team's quarterback competition. Why not play them both in a two-QB system?
The quarterback battle will continue and freshmen are making their presence felt in analysis of USC's depth chart after spring practice.
Any thoughts that Pat Haden didn't have the resolve to make major change were foiled when the USC AD fired basketball coach Kevin O'Neill, serving as a message for Lane Kiffin.
While some of the focus Saturday will shift to Norm Chow returning against USC as a head coach, Hawaii faces quite the (obvious) test on the field, particularly with an unproven starter at the helm in QB Sean Schroeder.
Auburn, Calif., defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes feels as if he's close to a USC offer while the USC coaches aggressively get going during the Spring Evaluation Period.
New USC WR coach Tee Martin inherits quite the unit, led by Robert Woods and Marqise Lee. And the former national championship-winning QB knows how to maximize talent.
Kyle Williams grades the Trojans position-by-position in their 50-0 victory against crosstown rival UCLA.
After defeating a solid Washington team by 23 points, USC graded out well in every category.
He is big. He is fast. He is smart. He can throw. Despite all that, it's not impossible for the USC defense to slow Stanford QB Andrew Luck.
A year of working together and learning each other's strengths seems to be helping both Matt Barkley and Lane Kiffin.