Now that the ribbons have been tied on the 2011 NFL draft, we can now turn our attention to how the nine USC Trojans who were taken will perform in the upcoming season.
Of course, that is assuming there is an upcoming season which, unfortunately, is not a given.
If the powers that be in the NFL can get their collective act together, then they will find a spectrum of abilities from this collection of Trojans, ranging from starter material to long-term projects.
For fans of the Trojans, ones who have seen the progression of these players over their Trojan careers, they will probably not be surprised by the success (or in some cases, the lack thereof) that these players will have on the professional level.
So lets take a look at the "Trojan nine," who made the cut in this most peculiar of NFL drafts...