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.
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.
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?
Any sort of May malaise USC fans might have been in was eradicated with two four-star RB commits, a Hall of Fame inductee, a goodwill mission and long-awaited control of their home stadium.
After a long offseason, the Trojans enter spring football with a lot of talent and hype, but also quite a few questions that need to be answered.
Talking Pac-12 versus Big Ten, catching passes, and what Minnesota could do to surprise USC.