Alijah Vera-Tucker is an athletic and versatile offensive lineman who was asked to play multiple positions along the offensive front by the USC Trojans. He has played and played well playing right guard, left guard, and left tackle during his career at USC.
Vera-Tucker actually started all 13 games in 2019 at left guard, and he performed extremely well at the position, making the All-Pac-12 second team and the AP All-PAC 12 first team among other accolades. Initially, Vera-Tucker opted out of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, the Pac-12 announced It would be playing fall football, and he started all 6 games at left tackle, where he also earned All-PAC 12 honors.