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2016 Schedule
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11hChantel Jennings

Biggest athletic 'freaks' in the Pac-12

Who are the most impressive workout warriors in the Pac-12, and how do they stack up with the best in the country?

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18hAdam Rittenberg

The 13 "next big thing" coaches in college football

These men are rising stars in college football's coaching community, and here is your starting lineup of coordinators who could be running their own programs in the not-so-distant future.

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Will Trojans' uptick continue?

USC went 5-1 in the Pac-12 and 3-0 at home after Clay Helton took over for Steve Sarkisian. The Trojans did lose four games under Helton, but none against unranked opponents.

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6dTed Miller

Mailbag: Unhappiness from the under-hyped

Pac-12 reporter Ted Miller says Washington State and Utah are the league's sleeper teams and explains his fourth-place ranking of the Cougars.

Adoree' Jackson flips out (0:19)

Will Helton have a successful tenure?

How will the Trojans start the season under their new head coach Clay Helton? Plus, Travis Rodgers and Brian Kamenetzky talk about Pac-12 media day and the upcoming season.

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USC suspends CB Langley for opener vs. Bama

USC has suspended Isaiah Langley for the season opener against Alabama. The Los Angeles Times reports he was arrested in May at a fraternity party and is expected to enter a diversion program.

USC's Adoree' Jackson appreciates snap limit (2:08)
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Toughest September schedules

Auburn is one of three teams who will play three top-15 opponents in September, according to ESPN's Football Power Index.

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USC's Clay Helton said new offensive coordinator Tee Martin would call all of the plays this season. Helton called the plays last season as interim coach and would then lean on Martin on third down. "The best staffs I have been on have been the staffs that communicate after the series are done to make the adjustments," Helton said. The Trojans will remain no-huddle until the end of games in critical moments.

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USC junior Adoree' Jackson tells me coach Clay Helton's mantra is "Leave Hollywood behind and bring your lunch pails to work."

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USC OT Zach Banner says he weighed 387 pounds at last year's bowl game. He says he checks in now at 342. He said an ideal playing weight is 330-350 pounds.

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USC coach Clay Helton says junior Adoree' Jackson will have a "pitch count" of 75-80 plays this season. He said the 99 snaps for which Jackson was on the field against Notre Dame last season was too many. Since, Helton says he receives offensive, defensive and special teams snap totals for Jackson after every quarter.

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"In my 21 years, he's the most complete coach I've been around." - USC coach Clay Helton on offensive coordinator Tee Martin Helton says Martin is "the next Mike Tomlin," an elite, up-and-coming coach who's destined for a major job in the near future.

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USC coach Clay Helton is piling compliments on the Alabama coaching staff in advance of their Week 1 meeting in Arlington, Texas. "They don't miss assignments; they're where they're supposed to be. They get their butts to the ball on defense. And on offense, Lane [Kiffin] is among the most talented offensive minds in the country. "The game is in slow-motion to him. His in-game adjustments are amazing. If you ever hear his patented whistle (whistles), you know he's about to change the play."

Team Stats

Passing Yards273.531st
Rushing Yards176.261st
Points For35.131st
Points Against25.957th

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