Not to put a damper on USC's growing November enthusiasm or anything, but what exactly did that 44-17 bludgeoning of Washington State prove? The honest answer is not much, other than demonstrating that the Trojans are great at beating up on Pac-12 cream puffs.
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 684 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
The WeAreSC staffers discuss various topics related to the opening of USC Trojans fall camp practices next Monday. Who will have the biggest camp impact? (offense/defense) Garry Paskwietz: Steve Sarkisian says this will be a physical run-first offense and that should mean plenty of opportunities for Buck Allen to establish himself early as a critical piece of the system.
about 728 days ago | Garry Paskwietz, Johnny Curren and Greg Katz | USC Trojans
LOS ANGELES -- With the recent season-ending ACL injury to Kenny Bigelow, a talented redshirt freshman defensive tackle, it makes a USC Trojans fan ponder which players on offense and defense head coach Steve Sarkisian cannot afford to lose?
Eight Pac-12 players were named first-team preseason All-Americans by Athlon's on Monday, while 11 others were named to the other three teams. Oregon, Stanford and USC each had a pair of first-team selections.
With many postseason awards coming out with their watch lists, here are our thoughts on which members of the USC football team are most likely to win the following awards at some point in their career.
Here's a look at some of the major offseason storylines for a USC linebacker corps that, under the direction of a new position coach in Peter Sirmon, performed at a high level this spring as a key piece of the puzzle in defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox's 3-4 multiple-front scheme.
It's time to start thinking about preseason watch lists. And the first one out is the Lott IMPACT Trophy, which is given annually to the defensive player who has the biggest "impact" on his team -- impact being an acronym for Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity.
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.