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COLUMN: Football still must face tests in season


Spring football practice kicked off this week, and needless to say, there is plenty of hype surrounding USC’s 2017 prospects. Why wouldn’t there be? The Trojans have looked close to unstoppable ever since redshirt freshman Sam Darnold seized the starting quarterback mantle three games into last season, and no opponent seems to faze USC as […]

COLUMN: Newfound success is fuel for the Trojan fire


Last September, on a damp, dreary Friday night in Salt Lake City, Clay Helton squeezed into a tiny room in the bowels of Rice-Eccles Stadium after a devastating, nail-biting loss — one that dropped his team to 1-3 — and answered questions from the media. The head coach lamented how the win slipped away, how […]

COLUMN: Trojans in good shape heading into National Signing Day


It’s pretty incredible to think that we are now over four weeks removed from redshirt junior kicker Matt Boermeester’s 46-yard Rose Bowl-winning field goal that split the uprights as time expired against the Penn State Nittany Lions. It’s also crazy to think that it’s time to stop celebrating the win in Pasadena and start looking […]

COLUMN: Football has to live up to top ranking


We told you so! The Trojan family is still basking in post-Rose Bowl glory. All of our kicking and screaming late in the season feels validated after the epic victory in Pasadena — USC is one of the best teams in the nation, and redshirt freshman quarterback Sam Darnold is the real deal. And you […]