Matt Barkley, Robert Woods, Marqise Lee, T.J. McDonald; everybody knows the stars on the USC Trojans football team, but oftentimes it is those unheralded players who can make the difference in a season.
The Trojans come into 2012 with plenty of talent. Some of the players are virtually unknown across the nation, but that doesn't take away from what they can do on the field.
In order for the Trojans to reach the success that they are expected to, they'll need all the help they can get from everyone on the roster.
Whether it is from a backup player giving a starter some rest or a player that comes out of nowhere to take over a starting position, the full roster will need to contribute.
Here are some of the unknown and unheralded players that could break out and step up in 2012.