Position battles are all the rage in Southern California this spring, as NFL departures and injuries have left many positions vacant and ripe for the taking.
Because the Trojans had spring break after the first week of practices, nothing too major happened during week two. But the position battles are back on in full swing at USC, and a few should be nearly resolved by fall camp. The new coaching staff has about a dozen practices left to observe their available talent, and to figure out a depth chart based on who's impressing the most right now.
Let's take a look at some of the more interesting position battles heading into the third week of spring ball, listed in order from offense to defense.