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Lee named Pac-12 Player of the Week


Sophomore wide receiver Marqise Lee was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week on Monday following his record-breaking performance in the Trojans’ loss to Arizona. Lee had 16 catches for a Pac-12 conference record 345 yards, and was one reception away from tying junior wide receiver Robert Woods’ school record of 17 catches. Lee, who […]

Dynamic Marqise Lee deserves Heisman buzz


TUCSON, Ariz. — Well, we learned a lot of things Saturday about the Trojans. Most of them, unfortunately, weren’t so good. Senior quarterback Matt Barkley threw for 493 yards, a school record. But he threw two interceptions and missed a wide-open Robert Woods down the sideline that might have put the game out of reach […]

Barkley named Davey O’Brien finalist


After his record setting six-touchdown performance against Colorado on Saturday, senior Matt Barkley was one of two Pac-12 quarterbacks named as semifinalists for the Davey O’Brien Award. The Davey O’Brien Award is given annually to the best quarterback in the nation. Barkley is joined by his Pac-12 rival, freshman Marcus Mariota of Oregon. Barkley, in […]

Barkley stands out for more than just records


As senior quarterback Matt Barkley ran into the locker room after a 50-6 rout against Colorado, he was all smiles. And why wouldn’t he be? He had the game of his life and set records that should stand for years. Barkley threw his 100th career touchdown pass, making him the school’s all time leader, and […]

No. 10 USC blows by Buffaloes in a 50-6 drubbing


USC’s offense has remained a point of contention for a sizable portion of the team’s fan base throughout much of the season. The No. 10 Trojans either rely too heavily on their passing game, or coach Lane Kiffin is too conservative by calling for running plays in situations that scream for a throw, they insist. […]

Inefficiency on third down plagues USC


Halfway through a season that was supposed to end with the Trojans hoisting the crystal football in South Florida, let’s just say things have not gone as smoothly as expected. USC holds a respectable 5-1 record, including a 301 mark in Pac-12 play, and is in no way out of contention for the national championship, […]