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Time for “Stanfurd” to lose this rivalry


I’ve been consumed. For exactly seven days now, ever since the clock hit triple-zeros in Palo Alto last Thursday to solidify Stanford’s “upset” win over Oregon, I have obsessed over one single thought. I’ve been so gripped by it that I can’t concentrate in class. I watch TV, but my mind drifts back to it. […]

Agholor takes home special teams honor


On Monday, USC sophomore wide receiver Nelson Agholor was named the Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week following Saturday’s record-breaking performance in the punt return game that led to the Trojans’ 62-28 victory over Cal. The Tampa, Fla. native tied a Pac-12 record for punts returned for touchdowns in a game (two) by taking […]

Spotlight returns at right time for USC


With all that’s happened around the USC football program in the past year and a half, it’s at once surprising and to be expected that ESPN’s College GameDay is yet again coming to Los Angeles this Saturday when the Trojans take on Stanford in what will undoubtedly be the biggest game of the season. The […]

USC blows out Cal for 10th straight win over Bears


With Stanford looming on the schedule next week and California possessing a powerful passing attack, Saturday’s matchup between USC and the Golden Bears seemed like it might be a potential “trap game” for the Trojans. But an explosive first half that featured two punt returns for touchdowns from sophomore wideout Nelson Agholor quickly dispelled that […]

November games can determine success


As the cliché goes, “The games you remember are played in November.” And if you’ve followed USC football — or college football in general — even peripherally for the last decade or so, you’ve heard the stat: Pete Carroll’s USC Trojans were 29-1 in the month of November throughout his illustrious tenure. It actually is […]