The UCLA Bruins relied on many underclassmen at vital positions this past season, and 2013 will be no different.
Fortunately for the Bruins, the inexperienced players from a year ago will likely be more apt to perform at a higher level.
Much of the success for next season will fall on the shoulders of a sophomore quarterback. Protecting that sophomore quarterback will be an offensive line compromised of three sophomores, and the sophomore quarterback will be throwing to mostly sophomore wide receivers.
In addition, three-fourths of the secondary from a year ago is gone, leaving a gaping hole that's expected to be filled by more underclassmen.
Here is a look at five underclassmen that that the Bruins can build around.
*Note: This piece will focus solely on players that are currently on the roster. Incoming recruits won't be figured into things until a later date.