Heading into the season, the Pac-12 rivalry game likely to be separated by the most distance in the standings was the Big Game. With Stanford looking to challenge for a spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff and Cal looking to escape the conference cellar, the fact that these two teams are playing for bowl eligibility this weekend is somewhat surreal.
about 1 day ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
There wasn't much movement on the Pac-12 recruiting scorecard this weekend, but Utah was able to bounce back from a tough loss to Oregon by scoring a commitment, and Arizona State might have set the stage for one of the conference's stronger runs toward signing day with a big win against Notre Dame.
about 9 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
LOS ANGELES -- The USC Trojans opened up the 2013 spring ball practice session with a spirited workout, which is typical for the first day of spring. "I thought things looked good today," USC coach Lane Kiffin said.
about 624 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
LOS ANGELES -- It was another practice session on Dedeaux Field today as the Trojans hit the part of fall camp that Lane Kiffin called "the grind". "It's this way for every team around the country," Kiffin said.
about 827 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
As the Trojans wrap up the opening week of fall camp practices we take a look at the newcomers to the USC roster: FB Jahleel Pinner: Good-sized guy. Pinner alternated between tailback and fullback in high school, so his size fluctuated, but he has added some good bulk now that he is set at fullback.
about 830 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
WeAreSC publisher Garry Paskwietz answers reader questions in his mailbag every Friday. Have a USC recruiting question of your own? Submit it here. jamison mitchell (Dayton, Ohio): Just wanted to know if Lane Kiffin and staff have an better chance of landing some defensive linemen?
about 881 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
LOS ANGELES -- Just like Pete Carroll couldn't control his fondness for the defense, Lane Kiffin hasn't been shy about siding with the offense during his coaching tenure. But through three spring practices, it's the other side of the ball that has caught Kiffin's eye.
* Lane Kiffin called wide receiver George Farmer the MVP of day 1 of spring ball. It certainly came as no surprise to those watching. Early on in the day, I wrote next to Farmer's name in my notes: "Locked in.