Links: Kiffin's defense to face Oregon test

We Are SC takes a closer look at USC football:

Steve Bisheff writesInsider: Monte Kiffin has magically turned USC's defense into an imposing unit after a rough start. But his excellence will be tested by Oregon.

Erik McKinney writesInsider: Several recruits enjoyed USC's 40-17 victory over Washington, while top junior Su'a Cravens has his role clarified.

Kyle Williams writesInsider: USC used an adjustment in its running game against Washington to control the clock and continue its recent ground success.

McKinney writesInsider: Recruits sensing a feeling that USC used to take for granted: Swag