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Barkley named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week


Following a record tying performance against Syracuse, USC quarterback Matt Barkley was named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week. Barkley threw five touchdown passes to lead the Trojans to a 38-17 victory over the Orange. Barkley’s performance Saturday is the third time in his career at USC in which he tied the passing record of […]

Game two rewind: Trojans upend Utah in final minutes


The setup: With Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott in attendance, USC hosted Utah in the first ever Pac-12 conference football game. The Utes began their transition from the Mountain West, and their fans showed up in droves to the Coliseum. Former USC offensive coordinator Norm Chow, now Utah’s offensive coordinator, made his return to the Coliseum, […]

Living on the edge not what USC needs


It happened, again. It wasn’t pretty. It was hardly palatable. For the second week in a row, USC won a game in the final seconds, barely, edging Utah in the first-ever Pac-12 game. Based on games one and two, living on the edge might serve as an appropriate slogan for the 2011 Trojans. Living on […]

Live Blog: USC vs. Utah


We’re live here at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for USC’s Pac-12 opener against Utah. Be sure to follow our live blog for in-game updates, as well as our Twitter account @DT_Sports.

Larry Scott not looking to expand Pac-12


Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott said Saturday that the conference was not actively looking to expand despite rumors suggesting it could be looking to add the University of Oklahoma, among others, in the coming weeks. “We’re not looking to initiate talks about conference expansion,” Scott said before the inaugural Pac-12 game between USC and Utah. “But we’ll look at our […]

Five burning questions: Utah


How will Utah adjust to its new conference? Like Colorado, Utah joined the Pac-10 on July 1, 2011, to form the Pac-12 . The Utes, formerly from the Mountain West conference, will take part in the first ever Pac-12 football game when they visit Los Angeles on Saturday. It remains to be seen, though, how […]

Continuity should help USC in 2011


What a difference a year makes. Last summer it became a daily ritual to digest a smattering of national headlines regarding USC football along with my morning cereal. This summer, however, it seems the only buzz surrounding the team is senior tailback Marc Tyler’s well-documented night on the town. Though some teams would do just […]