Spring practice proves crucial

Ladies and gentlemen, the wait is almost over. Spring football practice is now in session. Undoubtedly, this offseason leading up to the Sept. 1 opener at the Coliseum is the most anticipated since the Trojan’s run for consecutive national championships in 2003 and 2004. Since it was announced that the pair of superb sevens, junior […]

USC junior quarterback Matt Barkley to forgo 2012 NFL draft

Junior quarterback Matt Barkley will stay at USC for his senior season, forgoing the 2012 NFL draft. Barkley was the last of the four draft eligible juniors to announce his decision and just one day after junior safety T.J. McDonald Barkley made his announcement Thursday at Heritage Hall in front of a crowd of media […]

USC safety T.J. McDonald to remain at USC

USC junior safety T.J. McDonald announced Wednesday that he will return to school for his senior season, forgoing the opportunity to declare for the NFL draft. McDonald, a first-team All-Pac-12 selection in 2011, had been projected as a possible second round pick in next April’s draft had he chose to declare. “We have an opportunity […]

Game rewind: UCLA

The set up: USC, fresh off a monumental win in Oregon the week before, played host to its crosstown rival UCLA for the city championship. Technically, the Pac-12 South Division title was on the line. While the Bruins had already clinched their status as south “representatives” because of the Trojans’ bowl ban, an upset of USC and they would […]