USC's Max Tuerk quickly went from learning to play center to becoming elite

Published May. 22, 2015 2:03 p.m. ET

Much has been written about USC's young but experienced offensive line. The Trojans at one point last season rotated four freshman, and their return this season with a year under their belt makes them one of the strongest lines, not just in the Pac-12, but across the nation.

Among the group who quickly made a name for himself is Max Tuerk, who in just one season went from learning to play center to becoming elite. Conquest Chronicle's Tyler Brett does a great job breaking down the key figures anchoring the line, and notes Tuerk's vast improvement in such little time.

"Tuerk has gone from learning to play center in 2014 to one of the top centers in the nation heading into 2015," Brett writes, "even landing himself on the Rimington Trophy watch list this offseason."

If USC's offensive line is firing on all cylinders, there's no telling what kind of monster season Cody Kessler will have in 2015.

(h/t Conquest Chronicles)

Photo Credit: Robert Hanashiro, USA TODAY Sports


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