Andre Heidari among 30 named to the Lou Groza Award watch list

Sophomore kicker Andre Heidari has been named to the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award preseason watch list, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission announced Wednesday. The award, which is annually given to the nation’s best collegiate placekicker, will be presented by the Orange Bowl Committee on Dec. 4. Thirty players were named to the watch […]

Blast from the past: Utah

Following a close victory over Minnesota in the opener, USC hosted Utah in the first-ever Pac-12 conference football game. The Trojans aimed to gain the head-to-head advantage against a team projected to finish in the top half of the South division. “You kept hoping for a play that would end the game,” said USC coach […]

Game rewind — Arizona State

The set-up: USC traveled to Tempe, Ariz. for its first road test to play the Arizona State Sun Devils, who were fresh off of a loss against Illinois. With the two teams projected to finish near the top of the Pac-12 South in the preseason, the game figured have serious implications for divisions supremacy. Matt […]

Road environment to test young USC squad

So far it’s been a familiar setting for USC: “Tribute to Troy” blaring over the loudspeakers, the fourth-quarter torch lighting and Traveler prancing down the Coliseum sidelines. That changes Saturday, however, when the Trojans head to Tempe, Ariz., to take on Arizona State in their first road game of the season. It’s often hard to […]