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Frustration grows with USC’s lack of flashiness


USC mounted an early 10-0 lead at Washington last Saturday and prevailed to improve its overall record to 5-1 at the midway point of the season. But as the Trojans trotted off a damp CenturyLink Field in Seattle, the overwhelming mood was that of frustration. They didn’t score enough — held without a point in […]

Lessons learned from national signing day


If you’re wondering what got into the Pac-12 this February, believe me, you’re not the only one. Of Rivals.com’s top-25 recruiting classes, six of them came from schools from the “conference of champions.” Sure, the Pac-12 has historically performed admirably when it comes to national signing day, but 2012 certainly looked like its best year […]

Kiffin, coaching staff face recruiting test


Let it now be said that when it comes to recruiting and reeling in decorated high school prospects, Lane Kiffin knows what he’s doing. There have been a number of criticisms directed toward the Trojans’ 36-year-old coach in recent years, but just about anyone, including his detractors, will concede the following: he can recruit with […]

Recruiting stars don’t always align right


Recruiting is the lifeblood of every college football program. With national signing day coming up Wednesday, prepare to hear the recruiting news spewing across every sports media platform. You’ll hear which team has the best incoming class, which teams missed out, which teams did the best at what positions and so on. Your appetite for […]