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The USC Trojans are under new leadership, as former Washington coach Steve Sarkisian has taken over at the helm.
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When you think of smash-mouth defenses in college football, it's hard not to rattle off a list of SEC programs that come to mind.
On Saturday, as the start time for USC's spring game grew closer, play had already begun in Tuscaloosa, Ala., where the Alabama offense sputtered in its first spring game under new offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin.
USC continues to rack in the talent, and head coach Steve Sarkisian's next prize comes from Georgia.
Byron Wesley, a 6-5 guard for Southern Cal, is considering transferring to Michigan State for his final year of college eligibility, according to a report.
The massive 6'5, 275-pound defensive tackle has already earned a five-star rating in the 247 Sports Composite rankings and spoke rather fondly of USC's overall package, including his conversations with Tee Martin.
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Even with top returners like Leonard Williams and Josh Shaw out, the USC defense has shown that they are going to be a force to be reckoned with next fall.
On Saturday, USC concluded its first spring game under head coach Steve Sarkisian, and the overall results were mixed - the Trojans' offense was kept out of the end zone all day and had trouble moving the ball, gaining just 257 offensive yards and completing fewer than 50 percent of its passes.
Powerful collegiate programs like the University of Southern Cal enjoy the riches on both ends of the football spectrum.
After a spirited Saturday that saw the Trojan defense flex its muscles against an offense that's still developing, the dust has settled from USC's spring game.
There wasn't that much doubt that the USC defense would show up at Saturday's spring game.
As USC closes its first set of practices under new head coach Steve Sarkisian, there are plenty of reasons for the Trojans' legions of fans to be excited as the 2014 college football season draws near.
Steve Sarkisian has already leaked who is going to be the starting quarterback, but now we have a better sense of who has the upper hand at every position on the roster heading into players-only summer practices.