Spring ball begins March 5.
The Trojans will play seven home games at the LA Memorial Coliseum, this fall
Trojans play 7 home games in Coliseum.
Trojans play Georgia Tech on Dec. 31 in El Paso.
Lee is Offensive Player of Year, Williams is Freshman Defensive Player of Year
CAREER: He has 33 career starts (14 at left guard, 13 at center, 5 at left tackle, 1 at right tackle).
2015: Tuerk, a 3-year starter who is USC’s most versatile offensive lineman (he has started at every position on the line), returns as USC’s starting center and is a candidate for the Rimington Trophy and All-American honors.
2014: Tuerk started all 13 games at center as a junior in 2014. He made the 2014 All-Pac-12 first team as well as the ESPN.com All-Pac-12 first team, Athlon All-Pac-12 first team, Phil Steele All-Pac-12 first team and CollegeSportsMadness.com All-Pac-12 first team. He won USC’s Offensive Lineman of the Year Award.
2013: After a standout rookie campaign in 2012, the versatile Tuerk started 13 games at left offensive guard and once (at Oregon State) at right tackle as a sophomore in 2013. He is versatile enough to play any offensive line spot. He made 2013 CollegeFootballNews.com Sophomore All-American honorable mention. He made 2013 All-Pac-12 honorable mention and Phil Steele All-Pac-12 third team. He even returned a short kickoff 1 yard against Fresno State.
2012: As just a first-year freshman, Tuerk emerged as the starting left offensive tackle for USC's final 5 regular-season games of 2012 after serving as an often-used back earlier in the season, and then he started at left guard in the season finale against Georgia Tech. When he got his first start at Arizona, he became the first-ever USC true freshman to start at left tackle (and the first to start at tackle since Winston Justice in the last 12 games of 2002). He was named 2012 CollegeFootballNews.com and Phil Steele Freshman All-American first teams, as well as All-Pac-12 honorable mention and Phil Steele All-Pac-12 third team.
HIGH SCHOOL: His 2011 honors included Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, ESPNHS.com All-American first team, Sporting News Top 125, Prep Star Top 150 Dream Team, ESPNU 150, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Orange County Register Fab 15 first team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, Max Preps All-State Division I first team, All-CIF Pac-5 Division, Los Angeles Times All-Area Lineman of the Year, Orange County Register All-Orange County first team and All-Trinity League Co-Lineman of the Year as a senior offensive and defensive lineman at Santa Margarita High in Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.). He had 14 tackles, 1.5 sacks and 1 fumble recovery in 2011. Santa Margarita won the CIF Pac-5 and CIF Division I state titles in 2011.
As a junior in 2010, he made Max Preps All-State Division I first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass second team, All-CIF Pac-5 Division, Los Angeles Times All-Area, Orange County Register All-Orange County first team and All-Trinity League Co-Lineman of the Year while making 20 tackles with 2 sacks on defense.
As a sophomore tight end in 2009, he was All-Trinity League first team as he caught 17 passes for 198 yards (11.7 avg.) with 1 TD.
PERSONAL: He is a policy, planning and development major at USC.