As the Trojans continue their trek through the 2011 season, their improvement, especially in the last few games, has been remarkable.
Almost all facets of USC's game has been on the upswing and even those areas that held the deepest concern have been elevated in terms of their play.
But with two tough games on the horizon, Lane Kiffin and his boys can't be satisfied with where they are today.
For the Trojans to end the season with a head of steam going into 2012, they need to win a minimum of two out of the last three they have left on the schedule.
And in order to do that, USC will need to shore up some units that still need tweaking.
What are these areas of concern?
Let's find out.