After two years of NCAA sanctions, the college football light is shining down on the USC Trojans. Although quarterback and Heisman-favorite Matt Barkley has taken center stage, the rest of the Trojans are stepping up from supporting to lead roles under the pressure of the preseason No. 1 rankings.
While some of these players are incoming freshman looking to build upon their high school careers and prove their recruiting rankings, others are returning Trojans who are looking to forget the past and move on. So, let’s take a look at the top five Trojans who will finally live up to their hype.