As USC embarks on the Steve Sarkisian era, the new head coach will lead an almost equally new staff into preparation for the 2014 season.
Along the way, Sarkisian will have to address an abundance of questions that face all new staffs as they endeavor to build their program.
However, this is USC, and as the leader of one of the most storied college teams in the nation, coach Sark will find that the learning curve to return the Trojans to prominence is much shorter than at other places.
Thus, it is under the auspices of increased pressure that the new head coach will formulate a game plan to get USC back where it expects to be—which is vying for a national title.
When Sark dives into the nuances of his Trojans for the upcoming year, he will find a team with some solid components and even more question marks.
As such, here are some of the concerns he must address.