All is not lost

USC's season isn't over because it lost to Stanford. Here's how to fix things

Updated: September 18, 2012, 3:31 PM ET
By Garry Paskwietz | WeAreSC
Woods/BarkleyAP Photo/Mark J. TerrillLeaders like Robert Woods (left) and Matt Barkley need to point the way forward for the Trojans.
The loss to Stanford arrived with a resounding thud and delivered a tough blow to the Trojans' 2012 season. But it's a season that's just getting started, and another game awaits on Saturday, so the Trojans will need to regroup and focus on moving ahead in the following areas:

Address the issues: The Stanford game exposed weaknesses along the USC offensive line, and head coach Lane Kiffin has already announced that the left tackle spot will be open for competition this week between Aundrey Walker and Max Tuerk. Kiffin made it clear that Walker's effort was a prime reason for the starting spot being up for grabs.

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