As USC puts the finishing touches on what all would agree was a disappointing 2012 college football season, fans of the program are eager to move on to what they hope is a brighter future for their beloved men of Troy.
And there is reason for optimism as USC will welcome a 2013 team that, despite having to replace some incredibly important graduating seniors, will be decidedly more experienced and, perhaps as significant, will be desperate to wash away the disappointment of 2012.
With that in mind, this slideshow will offer a very early look at next season's offensive depth chart with an overview by unit and a projection by position as to who will start along with their backups.
Though not etched in stone, here is a way-too-early look at what Trojan fans will be seeing on the offensive side of the ball in 2013.
Note: Projected starters are in bold