Garry Paskwietz writes: True freshman middle linebacker Lamar Dawson and senior Chris Galippo are adjusting to new roles after Dawson passed the veteran on the depth chart.
Erik McKinney writes: USC has the best class in the Pac-12 to date, but Arizona State and UCLA are looming.
McKinney writes: Several Pac-12 North teams are primed for big recruiting finishes, as Stanford, Cal, Oregon and Washington are in on many top prospects.
McKinney writes: An early look at the top junior targets for the Trojans in the backfield.
Jeremy Hogue writes: While it might feel weird, it's in the best interest of USC fans to root for Stanford the rest of the way. The Cardinal's success could help the Trojans down the road.