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Former USC football player files lawsuit against university


Former USC linebacker Morgan Breslin is suing his alma mater for breach of contract, negligence and fraud by intentional misrepresentation, alleging that school representatives misguided him into purchasing a disability insurance policy that he was later unable to claim following an injury that would eventually end his career. Breslin, who played for the Trojans in […]

Injuries will help USC prep for future


It’s a well-known fact by now that the scholarship restrictions placed on USC in wake of the Reggie Bush scandal have severely handicapped the Trojans this season. According to the participation chart released to the media by USC’s athletics department, the Trojans used 41 scholarship players and 10 walk-ons during Saturday’s game against Utah. Now, […]

Turnovers key to USC’s defensive resurgence


Last year, the Trojans posted signs all around Heritage Hall, proclaiming their mantra: “That’s our ball!” And yet, for the past several years, the Trojan defense has been subpar in forcing turnovers. The Trojans ranked 90th nationally in 2011 with just 1.4 takeaways per game (for an embarrassing comparison, UCLA averaged 1.5). The 2010 team […]