The Next Generation

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USC's run to a 10-2 season was led by veterans, but spurred on by youngsters.  By the end of the season, the Trojans started six freshmen and four of them have already been honored as Freshman All-Americans.

Lee-Dive-UCLA-PC.jpgWR Marqise Lee, OL Marcus Martin, LB Dion Bailey and PK Andre Heidari made the Freshman All-America Team.

Lee caught 73 passes for 1,143 yards and 11 TDs joining Robert Woods for the most combined catches and yardage of any receiving duo in Trojan history.

Bailey ended the season tied at a team-leading 81 tackles with fellow redshirt freshman Hayes Pullard.  They are the first freshmen to ever lead USC in tackles for a season.

As the season progressed, Martin solidified the left guard spot and contributed to an offensive line that allowed the fewest sacks in the nation.

And in his first year, PK Andre Heidari missed just two kicks in an All-Pac-12 season.

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