This time last year, the USC Trojans’ spring camp was marked by a three-way quarterback battle between then-incumbent starter Max Wittek, Cody Kessler and spring recruit Max Browne. This year, Wittek is gone and everyone moves up one: Incumbent starting quarterback Cody Kessler and Max Browne are officially competing for the starting job this spring, […]
USC prepares for its stiffest competition yet from the Aggies and their talented quarterback.
With USC’s offense sputtering, the defense knows it must keep up its outstanding play.
After another stalled drive against Washington State, USC’s star wide receiver, junior Marqise Lee, who will almost certainly be nabbing passes from an NFL quarterback a year from now, stormed off the field. He yanked off his helmet and screamed in frustration in the direction of the stands that were once filled with cheers but […]
USC coach Lane Kiffin chooses Cody Kessler after using two QBs in USC’s first two games.
When USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced in July at Pac-12 Media Day that he’d be calling plays for the upcoming 2013 season, it made sense to me. Sure, USC fans desperately wanted Kiffin to absolve himself of playcalling duties. But after last season’s 7-6 debacle, Kiffin knew that another disappointing campaign would result in […]
USC is unable to gain traction on offense in a humiliating defeat in its home opener.
Usually the first game of the season answers questions about a team — it gives the team a chance to forge a sense of identity and define structural parameters for expectations. When I covered spring practice almost six months ago, few games on the USC schedule mattered as much to me as USC-Hawai’i. The reason […]
The Trojans’ inexperienced secondary will be tested often against Washington State, which favors an impressive passing attack.
USC’s secondary is hungry to test itself against a worthy opponent from the Pac-12.