Five things to watch as No. 23 USC (8-3, 5-2 Pac-12) travels to Colorado (4-6, 1-6) on Saturday for a 6:30 p.m. PT kickoff: 1. "Get through it" game: There are the usual questions this week about the possibility of this game being a letdown for the Trojans.
about 393 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
Change is in the air at USC as Ed Orgeron wraps up its first week as the interim head coach of the Trojans. In an effort to pump more energy into the team, Orgeron implemented a series of changes designed to shift the fortunes of a team that had been playing inconsistently through the first five games of the season.
about 439 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
With fall camp now in the books, and the Trojans set to open the 2013 season at Hawaii this Thursday, there's a heightened sense of excitement running through the team. It was evident in the demeanor of the players leaving Brian Kennedy-Howard Jones Field on late Sunday afternoon following practice.
It has been an eventful month for a number of Trojans who shined during fall camp, particularly for those lesser-known and younger members of the team who took the opportunity to make a major statement with their play.
As the Trojans enter the final week of fall camp, the team held a high-energy practice Monday with players sensing that game week is near. "I feel like we have things going in the right direction," USC coach Lane Kiffin said.
about 488 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
The Pac-12 has a chance to gain two big commitments over the coming days, but those won't be the only eventual newcomers who will make an impact. And one of the conference's heavyweights could have plenty to sell this fall.
about 492 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
While it's safe to say signing day didn't quite go as planned for the Trojans on Wednesday, there are still some positives to take away from it all -- most obviously the fact that although small in numbers, USC's class is filled to the brim with talent.
about 682 days ago | Johnny Curren | NCF On The Trail