Posts

For McNeal, last year’s fumble is in the past


Following last year’s 56-48 triple overtime loss to Stanford, I thought the Coliseum public address announcer might as well cue the Jaws theme music. After maneuvering his way to the three-yard line in the third overtime, senior tailback Curtis McNeal fumbled into the end zone, and Stanford linebacker A.J. Tarpley recovered the football to seal […]

Matt Barkley for Heisman?


Point: Showing poise in spite of a bowl ban, junior quarterback Matt Barkley should become USC’s seventh Heisman Trophy winner.

Gap between Barkley, Luck not too steep


Washington coach Steve Sarkisian started a little bit of gamesmanship and a whole lot of confusion last week when he said he’d take USC junior quarterback Matt Barkley over Stanford quarterback and Heisman-favorite Andrew Luck if he were picking in the NFL draft. After this weekend, it seems Sarkisian might be on to something after […]

Remarks could add fuel to fire for USC


With No. 18 USC just two days away from hosting Washington at the Coliseum, Huskies coaches haven’t had many qualms about being the least bit frank when speaking with the media. First, coach Steve Sarkisian told reporters during Monday’s press conference he would rather have junior quarterback Matt Barkley on his NFL team than Stanford […]

Burning Questions: Colorado


How will USC’s secondary hold up? With junior safety T.J. McDonald suspended by the Pac-12 for the first half of the game, the Trojans will likely start two reserves at the safety positions. Sophomore cornerback Nickell Robey has emerged as one of the best cover corners in the country, but the lineup change might present […]

Game rewind: Stanford


The set-up: After losing to Stanford last year on the road in Palo Alto, the Trojans aimed to knock off the No. 4 ranked Cardinal on their home turf. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum served as the host site of ESPN’s College Game Day and added to the anticipation of the matchup between the two […]

Live Blog: USC vs. Stanford


We’re live here at the Coliseum for USC’s Pac-12 matchup against the Stanford Cardinal. Be sure to follow our live blog for in-game updates, as well as our Twitter account @DT_Sports. USC vs. Stanford