Although USC lost a few big-name players—such as Robert Woods, Matt Barkley and T.J. McDonald—the 2013 roster is still strong at many positions. Last year’s record may not indicate such talent, but there aren't many weaknesses with this football team.
Nearly the entire offensive line returns, six starters from the defensive front seven, and then you can't forget about the best wide receiver in Marqise Lee. This isn't to say a national championship is a realistic goal, but there may be a few surprises in store for Trojans fans that can't seem to move on from last year’s disaster.
Here are the five strongest positions for USC entering the 2013 college football season.