With the disappointment of the 2012 USC Trojans football season in the rear-view mirror, fans of the program are looking to pass the idle months while waiting for retribution in 2013.
One way of doing that is to monitor the progress former Trojans who finishes their eligibility (or left after their junior year) and are seeking fame and glory at the next level.
The first step on that road began in Indianapolis, where the NFL just completed its four-day combine to evaluate prospective pros.
Six Trojans participated in the process and the reviews are mixed at best.
This slideshow will look at how quarterback Matt Barkley, center Khaled Holmes, receiver Robert Woods, cornerback Nickell Robey and safeties T.J. McDonald and Jawanza Starling did under the scruitiny of NFL scouts.
Some did well, some not so much, and others couldn't even survive the workout.
Now let's find out who did what.