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Strength in stability for Helton, USC heading into new campaign


For fans of storied college football programs, a reassuring feeling surfaces every year. Bolstered by NFL Draft hype and heralded recruiting classes, institutions such as USC always feel on the verge of national dominance. This perspective has no reason to falter for Trojan fans this year, as head coach Clay Helton’s squad will more likely […]

College Football Pick’em: Week of 10/19


Boy, you know it’s a slow week in college football when College GameDay is at James Madison instead of an FBS school. But predicting games can make any mundane week of matchups fun. Besides, after last weekend I think everyone’s hearts could use a break, especially Michigan fans. But oh man, what a time to […]

USC falls short against rival Notre Dame in South Bend


The Trojans rallied from an early deficit to reclaim the lead in the third quarter but ultimately fell up short to No. 14-ranked Notre Dame, 41-31, on Saturday night. Interim head coach Clay Helton drops to 0-1 at the helm since taking over for Steve Sarkisian earlier this week. “I told the team with every fiber […]

College Football Pick’em: Week of 10/5


Almost halfway into the college football season, some things are starting to become quite clear — namely that every single team is vulnerable in some way, shape or form. Last weekend was a case study of this as previously unbeaten teams Ole Miss, Georgia, Notre Dame, and UCLA all lost. Cal is undefeated, Florida is […]

Trojans name team captains


With less than a week until the college football season kicks off, the Trojans named their captains for the 2015 campaign on Saturday following a mock game at the Coliseum. Five players were picked as captains: quarterback Cody Kessler and center Max Tuerk on the offensive side, and linebackers Su’a Cravens and Anthony Sarao and […]

Orgeron still has a place at USC


Ed Orgeron wants to come back. After spending what felt like an eternity off the grid with his family in his Mandeville, Louisiana, home, the former interim head coach of USC football expressed to Bill Plaschke of the L.A. Times that he was open to the prospect of rejoining the Trojan family. In a column […]

In Photos: USC defeats Colorado, 56-28


USC’s football team welcomed alumni back for Homecoming with an impressive rout over Colorado on Saturday. The No. 22 Trojans (5-2, 4-1 Pac-12) put up 28 points in the first quarter on their way to a 56-28 win. Read our coverage of the game for more details. Photos by Tony Zhou.