With the Trojans in the midst of their summer training schedule, here's a look at some of the top offseason storylines for a collection of players whom USC coach Steve Sarkisian will count on to produce at a high level this fall -- the wide receivers and tight ends.
USC coach Steve Sarkisian said he expects to name a starting quarterback before the end of spring ball. There were other position battles that took place on the field this spring, as well, and the WeAreSC staffers give their thoughts on the following competitions and who they would name as the starter.
We're taking a look at a player from each Pac-12 team who could step into the spotlight in 2014. Spotlight: WR Darreus Rogers , So., 6-2, 210 2013 summary: Rogers caught 22 passes for 257 yards last season.
USC receiver Darreus Rogers is fully aware of the opportunity that lies in front of him this spring. With the starting job opposite Nelson Agholor open for the taking following Marqise Lee's jump to the NFL, not to mention the arrival of Steve Sarkisian's highly anticipated up-tempo offense, the rising sophomore knows that the upcoming practice sessions could be the perfect setting for his emergence from promising contributor into the latest in a long line of star wideouts at USC.
WeAreSC staffers give opinions on topics related to Trojans football: Give your offensive and defensive "spring revelations," guys who will make the biggest noise in spring. Garry Paskwietz: These are good times for the USC tailback spot.
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.
The Trojans have lost five underclass players to the NFL draft this year with more announcements coming. The WeAreSC staffers give their thoughts on the following topics: 1. Does Hayes Pullard stay or go?
The USC football team banquet will be held this week with the annual team awards handed out. The WeAreSC staffers give their picks on some of the top performers of the season. MVP Garry Paskwietz: Leonard Williams Johnny Curren: Leonard Williams Greg Katz: Leonard Williams Top offensive player GP: Javorius "Buck" Allen JC: Marcus Martin GK: Cody Kessler Top defensive player GP: Devon Kennard JC: Devon Kennard GK: Devon Kennard Most impactful freshman GP: Su'a Cravens JC: Su'a Cravens GK: Su'a Cravens Surprise performer GP: Buck Allen JC: Buck Allen GK: J.
A look across the board at the defensive statistics for the California Golden Bears shows that it could be a good day for the Trojans offense on Saturday in Berkeley. The Bears rank last in the Pac-12 Conference in scoring defense, total defense and pass defense and rank No.
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