The Set Up: USC returned home after rebounding nicely from a demoralizing 56-48 triple-overtime loss to then-No.4 Stanford with a resounding 42-17 thumping of newest Pac-12 member Colorado. Matt Barkley set a school record with 6 touchdown passes, and the Trojans cruised despite the chilly weather in Boulder. USC hoped to beat Washington after losing to […]
Understand this: Kickoff between USC and Washington was scheduled for 12:45 p.m. It was in Los Angeles. Weather reports indicated rain was on the horizon. None of those circumstances exactly forecasted a strong turnout from the Trojan faithful, as later indicated by the announced attendance of 64,576 — the lowest number for a homecoming game […]
The Trojans’ defense spurs the team to its first victory over the Huskies since 2008.
How will Chris Polk fare against the USC defense? By any standard, Washington running back Chris Polk is having a phenomenal season. The former USC commit has run for over 100 yards in seven of the Huskies’ nine game this year, and he currently owns the school record for most career games with at least […]
Despite dealing with injuries this season, USC could have all its starters back on Saturday.
With No. 18 USC just two days away from hosting Washington at the Coliseum, Huskies coaches haven’t had many qualms about being the least bit frank when speaking with the media. First, coach Steve Sarkisian told reporters during Monday’s press conference he would rather have junior quarterback Matt Barkley on his NFL team than Stanford […]
USC coach Lane Kiffin speaks after Tuesday's practice about the upcoming game against Washington and the team's current state.
The last two times USC has met Washington on the gridiron, things did not end well for the Trojans. Former USC coordinators and current Washington coaches Steve Sarkisian and Nick Holt have gotten the better of the Trojans two straight years, notching a 16-13 win in Seattle in 2009 and a 32-31 victory in Los […]
USC sweeps the Washington schools for the second time in conference play this season.
USC tries to notch its first home victory this weekend against the Arizona schools.