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Trojans’ depth issues will be costly


Though a contradictory figure of speech by definition, oxymorons infiltrate our everyday language. We have the tried-and-true cliches — overused literary paradoxes like “deafening silence” and “sweet sorrow.” We also spread them unwittingly at every turn, with common verbiage such as “act naturally” and “dull roar.” After scanning the 2013 football depth chart released last […]

Polamalu the latest coaching departure


An offseason of scapegoating, finger-pointing and holding everyone besides USC head coach Lane Kiffin accountable continued last Friday. USC fired running backs coach Kennedy Polamalu in a stunning move apparently one month in the making. For those keeping score at home, USC has now nudged out four assistant coaches this offseason. In response to the […]

Penn State’s Silas Redd to transfer to USC


USC’s somewhat murky situation at running back is finally gaining some clarity. As was widely expected, Penn State junior running back Silas Redd has decided to transfer to USC, immediately boosting a backfield that was lacking depth, according to multiple reports Tuesday afternoon. Dave Ruden of the Stamford Advocate first reported the story. USC has […]

Life after Tre Madden’s injury


In a number of ways, it’s been a bit of a quiet spring for USC. Senior quarterback Matt Barkley has taken fewer reps in order to allow redshirt freshmen signal callers Cody Kessler and Max Wittek to spend more time with the first team unit. Both are competing for the backup spot. Junior All-American wide […]