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USC hires Steve Sarkisian as head coach


The USC football head-coaching search is over – and once again, the Trojans will be led by a disciple of former head coach Pete Carroll. Former Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian, who oversaw the development of two Heisman Trophy winning quarterbacks under Carroll alongside former USC head coach Lane Kiffin, has accepted the position and […]

J.T. Terrell ruled academically ineligible


The USC men’s basketball team took a big blow Thursday night before their game against West Alabama when senior guard J.T. Terrell was declared academically ineligible for the remainder of the semester. Terrell started the Trojans’ season opener on the road against Utah State, but came off the bench for the team’s next two games and didn’t […]

Injuries will help USC prep for future


It’s a well-known fact by now that the scholarship restrictions placed on USC in wake of the Reggie Bush scandal have severely handicapped the Trojans this season. According to the participation chart released to the media by USC’s athletics department, the Trojans used 41 scholarship players and 10 walk-ons during Saturday’s game against Utah. Now, […]

Defense leads Trojans to rout of Utah


Despite playing with an injury-depleted roster, USC defeated Utah 19-3 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum behind a dominant defensive performance. The Trojans forced four turnovers and limited the Utes to just 201 yards of total offense. Heading into Saturday’s game, the team adopted the mantra “Step up” in response to its growing list of […]

Albarado takes home player of the week honors


Sophomore punter Kris Albarado was named the Pac-12 special teams player of the week on Monday following a strong showing in USC’s 17-14 victory over Utah State. Albarado averaged 35.4 yards per punt and played a key role in keeping the Aggies on their side of the field. Five of his seven attempts landed within […]

USC fends off Aggies, Keeton in defensive battle


In a game of wasted offensive chances caused by poor special teams play on both sides, USC played excellently on defense and did just enough on offense to claim its third victory of the season in a sloppy 17-14 win over visiting Utah State. A slew of penalties and missed opportunities prevented the Trojans (3-1) […]