USC was ranked No. 1 by Athlon in its preseason issue. Here’s the individual honors given to Trojans by the magazine.
QB John David Booty, OL Sam Baker, LB Ray Maualuga and S Taylor Mays are named First Team All-America and First Team All-Pac-10.
DL Sedrick Ellis and LB Keith Rivers are named Second Team All-America and First Team All Pac-10.
DL Lawrence Jackson is named Third Team All-America and First Team All-Pac-10.
CB Terrell Thomas is named First Team All-Pac-10.
OL Chilo Rachal, LB Brian Cushing, S Kevin Ellison and KR C.J. Gable are named Second Team All-Pac-10.
RB Chauncey Washington, TE Fred Davis, OL Drew Radovich and DL Fili Moala are named Third Team All-Pac-10.