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2012 USC offensive review

Trojans showed expected explosion at times, but inconsistencies held them back

Updated: January 8, 2013, 12:04 PM ET
By Johnny Curren | WeAreSC.com

Heading into the season, it's safe to say that expectations were sky-high for a USC offense bolstered by the return of a legitimate Heisman Trophy candidate in quarterback Matt Barkley, not to mention off-the-charts talent at every skill position. And while the unit certainly looked the part for much of the season, racking up an impressive 432.9 yards and 32.1 points per game, it wasn't quite the machine that most had predicted. Struggling at times with mental mistakes, turnovers and third-down ...

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