The dog days of spring — so-called because of the lack of football — are upon us. But, for the die-hard fans out there, there’s still something to keep you going through the long, gameless weeks: The NFL draft. Several Trojans are in the mix this spring, and through the East/West Shrine Game, the Senior […]
Rating the NFL Draft Combine prospects for the USC Trojans is a risky exercise — heck, rating the prospects of any draft hopeful is mired in speculation. But one can’t help but wonder how a certain player might perform at the next level. The Trojans have seen their share of NFL successes (Troy Polamalu, Brian […]
USC’s running game faces a tough test against a Stanford squad that shut down Oregon.
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 […]
USC fails to overcome five turnovers and 13 penalties, as a last-minute offensive drive and end zone heave fall short.
SEATTLE — What began Saturday night as a likely blowout entering halftime evolved into a fourth-quarter barnburner before a sold-out CenturyLink Field crowd. No. 11 USC, however, escaped with a 24-14 victory on the strength of junior running back Silas Redd’s 26 carries for 155 yards. “Any time you go on the road and you […]
The linebacker-turned-running back was unable to walk off the field on his own.
Though the sophomores only participated in individual drills, their presence was a welcome sight for senior quarterback Matt Barkley.
With several players on the offense out, the sophomore receiver has been spectacular.
With junior Robert Woods being sidelined, other wideouts are stepping up.