LOS ANGELES -- Tuesday marks the beginning of the Steve Sarkisian era on Howard Jones/Brian Kennedy Fields. It will be a festive day and you expect the following on the opening of spring ball: " While the rest of the nation attempts to thaw out, it will be 72 degrees and sunny in L.
When the Trojans hit the field on Tuesday to take part in the first spring practice session of the Steve Sarkisian era, competition will be the name of the game, as several players will vie for a host of spots that have been declared up for grabs by the new head coach.
The upcoming spring practice sessions will be the first official opportunity for Steve Sarkisian and staff to view the players on the field, and the coaches have been clear that they want to see the players in action before determining certain position spots.
WeAreSC staffers give opinions on topics related to Trojans football: What storyline will you be most interested to follow in spring ball? Garry Paskwietz: I'll be watching to see how the defense begins to take shape under new coordinator Justin Wilcox.
The Pac-12 has 26 of the 98 early entrants in the NFL draft. That's impressive. Some players are locks to get drafted. Others might have jumped the gun a bit and find themselves on practice squads or brushing up on their Canadian.
Five things to watch for USC against the California Golden Bears (noon PT): 1. No let-up: The Trojans picked up an emotional victory last week on the road at Oregon State and next week will be a prime-time showdown in the Coliseum against No.
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WeAreSC staffers discuss last week's game and Saturday's matchup with Cal. What was most impressive part of USC's victory against Oregon State? Garry Paskwietz: I thought it was the way the Trojans physically controlled the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball.