Tag Archive for: ap poll

It might be time for a coaching change

PASADENA, Calif. — It was almost exactly a year ago to the day that USC took down No. 4 Oregon on the road at Autzen Stadium, improving its record to 9-2 en route to a 10-win season and a No. 6 final ranking in the Associated Press poll. The Trojans were riding high. Lane Kiffin […]

USC tumbles in latest BCS standings

The USC Trojans fell to No. 17 in the latest BCS standings following the team’s 39-36 loss to Arizona on Saturday. The Trojans entered their matchup against the Wildcats as 6.5 point favorites, but blew a 28-13 third quarter lead and were unable to convert on a last-second Hail Mary attempt. In the loss, wide […]

Trojans can get back into the BCS equation

By now, you’ve likely heard a pundit mention that one team or another controls its own destiny. Just what does it need to do? Run the table. This is college football speak. This has been uttered before. This is hackneyed. But this also pertains to USC. What this means is: If a team can win […]

USC moves up in latest polls

Following USC’s 38-28 victory over the Utah Utes on Saturday, the Trojans moved up to the No. 11 spot in the Associated Press top-25 poll and the No. 9 spot in the USA Today Coaches’ poll. USC was previously ranked No. 13 and No. 12, respectively. USC’s win, while not dominant, was boosted by the […]

Trojans can reclaim national spotlight

Most coaches would prefer that their teams fly under the radar. The idea that their players are not getting the recognition they deserve creates an “us against the world” mentality that most teams thrive on. At USC, this is most certainly not the case. Arguably the premier sports team in Los Angeles, the Trojans have […]

Trojans remain No.13 in AP poll

The USC Trojans remain at No. 13 in the latest AP poll following a 27-9 home victory over the Cal Golden Bears on Saturday. Despite the win, the Trojans fell one spot in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll, from No. 12 to No. 13. USC was passed in the poll by Kansas State, Florida and […]

USC drops out of top 10 after loss to Stanford

The USC Trojans were upset by the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday night, sending them down more than 10 slots in both the AP and USA Today Coaches’ polls. Following USC’s 21-14 defeat, the Trojans fell to 13th in the AP poll and 12th in the USA Today Coaches’ poll. They are the highest ranked team with […]

Trojans fall in USA Today poll

After Saturday’s 42-29 victory against the Syracuse Orangemen at MetLife Stadium, the USC Trojans maintained their No. 2 ranking in the AP poll and fell to No. 3 in the USA Today Coaches’ poll. USC was able to pull out a double-digit win, but struggled in the second half to put away the Orangemen. Syracuse […]