With the news that Buck Allen has declared for the NFL draft, the Trojans have lost their most productive running back in the last decade. "This was a tough decision for me," Allen said in a statement released by the university.
about 501 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
As the Trojans continue their supposed search for an offensive identity, it's becoming more and more clear that the identity is being revealed in the form of Buck Allen. If Steve Sarkisian wants an offense based upon run-first, physical football, why look anywhere else besides Allen, who has been the most consistent offensive performer for the Trojans this season.
about 589 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
The Hail Mary pass at the end of the first half turned the game around. Maybe it also turned around USC's season. The wildly unexpected, looping, 48-yard prayer of a spiral from Cody Kessler to Darreus Rogers in the end zone Saturday night changed the entire complexion of an otherwise sluggish evening.
Here are five storylines for the USC Trojans against Boston College on Saturday (8 p.m. ET, ESPN). 1. Our goal is to win the game: Seems silly to bring up such an obvious point, but it was good to hear Steve Sarkisian remind the media of just that.
about 621 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
WeAreSC staffers discuss topics relating to USC's game at Stanford on Saturday. Key to the game Garry Paskwietz: Maintain offensive creativity. One of the brightest spots of the USC victory over Fresno State was how varied and unpredictable the USC offense was, thanks to the game plan put together by Steve Sarkisian and the coaches.
Here's our look back at the Trojans' progress during spring. MVP Garry Paskwietz: Nelson Agholor Johnny Curren: Agholor Greg Katz: Agholor, Hayes Pullard Curren: From the start of spring ball to last Saturday's finish no other player performed at such a sky-high level, and with such consistency, as Agholor.
USC junior fullback Jahleel Pinner hasn't recorded a single carry up to this point in his career, but if the two most recent practice sessions of the spring are any indication, that just might change in the fall.
LOS ANGELES - The first thought when seeing No. 29 enter Goux Gate and sprint onto USC's practice field is that he must be either a tight end or an H-back. On the contrary, sophomore Ty Isaac is an extremely gifted running back, whose potential is nearly as big as his size, which is easy to pick out in the Trojans' new shotgun formation.