USC is scheduled to play a full slate of games in 2021 after a conference-only 2020.
USC’s success on the recruiting trail brings it closer to a return to national prominence
The decision was made after consulting with players, staff and members of the medical team.
Penalties and turnovers added up as USC fell to the Ducks 31-24.
The Trojan defense matches with a run-heavy Oregon offense that brings plenty of potential.
The efficacy of USC’s run game may prove key against an inconsistent Ducks unit.
The Trojans coasted to a victory thanks to a four-touchdown first quarter led by junior receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown.
USC shut out Utah in the second half en route to a 33-17 victory, moving the Trojans to 3-0 on the season.
Familiar problems with penalties and tackling nearly cost the Trojans as they escape defeat again.
Coaches noted takeaways from the opener as USC looks ahead to Arizona.