Leading up to a game against Oregon State in Novenber 2012, Stanford coach David Shaw was asked to compare the Beavers' receiving duo (Markus Wheaton and Brandin Cooks) with the one at USC (Marqise Lee and Robert Woods).
The NFL draft will begin on Thursday with a strong possibility that USC will add to its total of 77 first-round selections, more than any other school. Wide receiver Marqise Lee is widely projected to be picked in the opening round, although there are mixed opinions on where he could land, and there are even rumblings that center Marcus Martin could be a surprise first-day pick.
about 382 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
Last week, Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay updated their top-10 lists at each position for the upcoming NFL draft. Here's a look at how the Pac-12 offensive players stack up: Quarterback Marcus Mariota might have been taken No.
Starters in, starters out. That's college football. Players' eligibility expires and they leave for the rest of their lives, which might include the NFL or not. And they leave behind shoes of various sizes that need to be filled.
Next week offers a look at the future, the present and the past of USC football. Give one player you are looking forward to seeing at the Los Angeles Nike Camp, one player who will be the talk of the opening week of spring ball, and one player who can improve his NFL stock the most on Pro Day.
WeAreSC staffers give opinions on topics related to Trojans football: What storyline will you be most interested to follow in spring ball? Garry Paskwietz: I'll be watching to see how the defense begins to take shape under new coordinator Justin Wilcox.