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USC's season-opening depth chart

8/27/2012

USC coach Lane Kiffin released the first official depth chart of the 2012 season on Sunday night. Here it is, in its entirety, with bold indicating starters, ALL-CAPS indicating returning starters and ^ indicating returning co-starters.

We'll analyze the depth chart on Monday.

OFFENSE

Quarterback

MATT BARKLEY

Cody Kessler OR

Max Wittek

Running back

CURTIS MCNEAL OR

Silas Redd

D.J. Morgan

Javorius Allen

Fullback

Soma Vainuku

Jahleel Pinner

Charles Burks

Hunter Simmons

Flanker

MARQISE LEE*

De'Von Flournoy OR

Nelson Agholor

Split end

ROBERT WOODS

George Farmer

Victor Blackwell

Tight end

XAVIER GRIMBLE^ OR

RANDALL TELFER^

Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick OR

Christian Thomas OR

Junior Pomee

Left tackle

Aundrey Walker

Max Tuerk

Chad Wheeler

Left guard

MARCUS MARTIN

Abe Markowitz

Giovanni Di Poalo

Center

KHALED HOLMES

Cyrus Hobbi

Right guard

JOHN MARTINEZ

Jeremy Galten

David Garness

Right tackle

KEVIN GRAF

Nathan Guertler

Zach Banner

DEFENSE

Defensive end

WES HORTON^

Greg Townsend Jr. OR

Kevin Greene

Nose tackle

Antwaun Woods

Christian Heyward

Cody Temple

Defensive tackle

George Uko

Leonard Williams

Defensive end

J.R. Tavai

Morgan Breslin

Strongside linebacker

DION BAILEY

Tony Burnett

Dallas Kelley

Middle linebacker

LAMAR DAWSON^

Scott Starr

Will Andrew

Weakside linebacker

HAYES PULLARD

Anthony Sarao

Jabari Ruffin

Marquis Simmons

Cornerback

NICKELL ROBEY

Kevon Seymour

Ryan Henderson

Free safety

T.J. MCDONALD

Drew McAllister

Gerald Bowman

Strong safety

Demetrius Wright OR

JAWANZA STARLING

Josh Shaw

Cornerback

Anthony Brown

Torin Harris

Devian Shelton

Ryan Dillard

Brian Baucham

Punter

KYLE NEGRETE OR

Kris Albarado

Placekicker

Andre Heidari

Craig McMahon

Alex Wood

Long snapper

Peter McBride

John Manoogian

Holder

MATT BARKLEY

Cody Kessler

Kyle Negrete

Kickoff returner

ROBERT WOODS and

CURTIS MCNEAL OR

MARQISE LEE

George Farmer OR

Nickell Robey

Punt returner

NICKELL ROBEY OR

ROBERT WOODS

Marqise Lee