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An undefeated season might not be so crazy


“I hate to say this, but I think [USC’s football team] should go undefeated.” That’s what ESPN radio host Colin Cowherd told USCFootball.com’s Ryan Abraham on Abraham’s podcast. Except he didn’t say it prior to last season, when the Trojans started the year as the No. 1 ranked team in the Associated Press top 25 […]

Farmer’s injury can buy him more time


Back in October, wide receivers coach Tee Martin offered one of the best soundbites of the 2012 season as he attempted to explain then-sophomore George Farmer’s inability to crack the wide receiver rotation despite his abundance of talent. “God has blessed that kid with a lot of tools,” Martin said. “I joke with him, ‘You’re […]

Trojans’ secondary a growing concern


Someone is the hero and someone is the goat in spring practice. Someone enjoys success at another’s expense. And through three weeks of spring ball for USC, that message largely rings true. At present, the Trojans’ collection of receivers is playing the role of hero. The receiving corps shined during Saturday’s 52-play scrimmage at the […]

Why you shouldn’t skip the Sun Bowl


The setup is less than ideal. Playing in the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, against a 6-7 team from the ACC? Not exactly somebody’s ideal New Year’s Eve plans. Throw in the fact that kickoff is set for 11 a.m. on the west coast and I’m starting to question just how many people will […]

No. 17 USC falls to No. 4 Oregon at the Coliseum


On the game’s sixth play, Marcus Mariota, Oregon’s first-year starter at quarterback, took the snap, paced back not more than two steps and floated a pass almost effortlessly about 20 yards over the middle of the field. The ball landed in the hands of a wide open De’Anthony Thomas for a touchdown. An announced sellout […]

No. 2 USC upended by Cardinal at Stanford Stadium


PALO ALTO, Calif. — Senior quarterback Matt Barkley has amassed 29 wins during his Trojan tenure. Much to his dismay, none of those will have come against Stanford. In a night plagued with turnovers and inconsistency, No. 2 USC fell to the Cardinal at Stanford Stadium 21-14. It was the fourth-straight time the Trojans have […]