The declaration was loud and clear.
Silas Redd smiled. Offensive linemen danced.
USC coach Lane Kiffin said he wanted to focus more on the run game.
Enter offensive line coach and running game coordinator Mike Summers from Kentucky, No. 5 on our list of USC Keys to Success for the 2013 season.
He joins James Cregg, giving the Trojans two offensive line coaches. They each focus on all aspects as it relates to the offensive line. However, Summers' presence on the run game has been undeniable.
Offensive linemen have raved about his attention to detail in that aspect. Running backs have raved about what the offensive line is doing in front of them.
It's simplicity at it's finest. Sure, having an extra coach on the field and in meeting rooms allows things to be broken down even more on the offensive line opposed to years past.
Summers takes it a step further analyzing the little things to make sure each player's technique is what it should be.
"(We focus on) footwork and hands a...