- Garry Paskwietz, Publisher, WeAreSC.com
With the season opener behind the Trojans, the picture is becoming a little clearer in terms of which first-year players will play this season and which ones will redshirt. Here's a look at each of the freshmen on the 2012 roster and his chances to play:
QB Max Wittek -- Unless something drastic happens, expect Wittek to redshirt. In addition to Kessler, the team also could turn to Jesse Scroggins when he comes back from injury, so Wittek should be able to save his year.
1dKevin Van Valkenburg