Now that USC has a defensive coordinator, Lane Kiffin has the offseason to finish recruiting, figure out play-calling and bring a physical mentality back to the Trojans.
Texas head coach Mack Brown said in the offseason that he wanted his special teams play to be the best in the nation, but the Longhorns have struggled to meet that standard.
USC Trojans fullback Soma Vainuku has progressed dramatically in the offseason and is set to add a new element to the Trojans backfield.
Summer workouts give USC's incoming players a chance to make a case for immediate playing time, with JC transfer safety Gerald Bowman and a pair of Floridians some Trojans to watch.
A quiet, serene offseason just got complicated for USC football coach Lane Kiffin, who saw assistant coaches Joe Barry and Ted Gilmore leave for the NFL during the past week.
New offensive coordinator Al Borges has mostly hit the right notes while attempting to merge spread elements with his preferred pro-style scheme.
Georgia has little in the way of recruiting needs at quarterback, with Aaron Murray only a sophomore and two other underclassmen on the roster.
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 Longhorns return nine starters on defense but the two they lose were their most important players in 2012. Here's an early defensive depth chart for Texas in 2013.
The Longhorns' four early enrollees will benefit from the head start they'll get this spring, and that leg up more importantly should benefit the team, as a whole, even more.
Even though Mack Brown likes to say all positions are up for grabs, most current Longhorns players have a firm grasp of the future.
Breaking down the 2012 Ohio State defensive line depth chart, a position in which the Buckeyes should be among the best groups in the country.
Breaking down the 2012 Ohio State offensive line depth chart, a position in which players must navigate through many changes after the switch to the spread offense.
Breaking down the 2012 Ohio State wide receivers depth chart, a position of concern as the team enters camp.
Breaking down the 2012 Ohio State running backs: Jordan Hall, Carlos Hyde and others
Breaking down the 2012 Ohio State quarterbacks: Braxton Miller and Kenny Guiton