The 2014 season is almost upon us, and with it comes the high aspirations of a Trojan team that is extremely talented but also woefully thin on the depth chart.
With a starting lineup that may be as good as any in the conference, health will be a key issue if USC plans to return to the upper echelon of college football this year.
This slideshow will take a look at those top players and rank them in order of their value to the Trojans as well as their individual abilities.
Some of the criteria that went into formulating this list are based on statistics, while others are purely subjective.
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