As USC transitions back to a full roster, Steve Sarkisian and his staff will have to look for help replenishing a very thin depth chart in 2014.
To that end, even precocious true freshmen must be scrutinized to see if they can offer assistance this year.
Fortunately for the Trojans, last year's recruiting class offers an abundance of very talented athletes who would like nothing better than to contribute to this edition of the men of Troy.
This slideshow will take a look at this class of incoming freshmen and identify those players who have an opportunity to see the field of play for USC this year.
While some of these youngsters will undoubtedly find themselves taking a redshirt year, others will need to grow up fast in order to help the Trojans sooner than later.
So without further delay, here are the young Trojans who must shine in fall practice so they can help USC when the season starts and their efforts really count.