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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 […]

Toughness is key for Trojans


High-profile athletes take a lot of barbs during their careers — both warranted and unwarranted. But perhaps no insult gets tossed about more recklessly by armchair fans than the “soft” label. And, unfortunately for the players, when the label gains momentum, it often sticks. We’ve all seen it: the receiver who alligator-arms a pass in […]

Polamalu the latest coaching departure


An offseason of scapegoating, finger-pointing and holding everyone besides USC head coach Lane Kiffin accountable continued last Friday. USC fired running backs coach Kennedy Polamalu in a stunning move apparently one month in the making. For those keeping score at home, USC has now nudged out four assistant coaches this offseason. In response to the […]

Football team needs a new group of leaders


It’s been more than two weeks since USC finished its disastrous 2012 season. But the news just keeps getting worse. On Wednesday, ESPN Los Angeles reported that sources told them a fight took place after the Trojans lost to Georgia Tech 21-7 in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 31. An anonymous player said the scene […]