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Their first road game includes a matchup against a veteran defense. Six players among the Cardinal's front seven are seniors.
"We are going to be preparing our butts off for it," Lobendahn said.
The freshmen said they dealt with nerves in the opener against Fresno State.
"I started to calm down by the third series," Mama said.
"All the butterflies in your stomach get out of control a little bit," Talamaivao said. "But once you settle down a little bit, everything becomes familiar to you."
USC did not allow a sack in the opener, but the young linemen know the challenge will be tougher against the Cardinal.
Two years ago, Stanford roughed up former Trojans center and playwright Cyrus Hobbi in a 21-14 victory at Stanford Stadium.
"We are going to be ready," Talamaivao said.