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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 […]

Don’t give up on the Trojans quite yet


Something important got lost in all the disappointment and frustration and anger after USC’s loss in Arizona last week. BCS national title hopes dashed; flights to Miami unbooked. People more or less said the season was over. But it’s not: USC still controls its own destiny to the Rose Bowl. Yes, the Rose Bowl. The […]

USC tumbles in latest BCS standings


The USC Trojans fell to No. 17 in the latest BCS standings following the team’s 39-36 loss to Arizona on Saturday. The Trojans entered their matchup against the Wildcats as 6.5 point favorites, but blew a 28-13 third quarter lead and were unable to convert on a last-second Hail Mary attempt. In the loss, wide […]

USC’s defense looks championship-caliber


The bye week not only provides teams with much- needed rest, but also provides a break for fans. I spent the majority of Saturday posted up on my couch, watching teams I don’t normally watch, seeing what I could learn. The first game is the one that really caught my eye: Baylor at West Virginia. […]

Pac-12 competitors all have fatal flaws


Some USC fans bit their nails throughout the Trojans’ 42-29 win over Syracuse last Saturday — after all, they led the Orange by just five points entering the fourth quarter and ended up being outgained in total yardage, 455 to 445. Even worse, senior center Khaled Holmes left the game with an injury, and though […]