Opponents early in the season used the spread offense against the Trojans with little success.
The road-tested Trojans must again overcome a hostile crowd against Oregon Saturday.
Running back Allen Bradford and wide receiver Damian Williams are recognized for their efforts against Oregon State on Saturday.
USC avenges its only defeat from last season in a back-and-forth offensive contest vs. the Beavers.
Allen Bradford was ready to quit. The bruising redshirt junior USC running back admits he considered transferring multiple times when it seemed he wasn’t working his way into the rotation. But the words of his father, Keith, always stayed with him. “My dad told me, ‘Life’s gonna get hard — you can’t run from it,’” […]
Oregon State put up 482 yards of offense, but Williams’ punt return is the difference.
USC has enough firepower to withstand Oregon State’s offensive surge for 42-36 win at the Coliseum.
No. 4 USC couldn't stop the Oregon State offense, but the Beavers couldn't hold down Allen Bradford or Damian Williams either.
The Trojans will key on Oregon State’s Rodgers, who had a breakout game against USC in 2008.
The fullback will not need surgery on his shoulder, but he hasn’t practiced this week.