USC turns a corner against Beavers

When the clock finally struck zero on the Reser Stadium scoreboard, making official USC’s dominant 31-14 victory over Oregon State, the Trojans’ sideline responded in a manner that it hadn’t in nearly a year and a half — jubilation. Up until Saturday’s win in Corvallis, each of USC’s previous five wins brought about tame responses […]

Trojans silence Beavers with 31-14 victory

Redshirt sophomore running back Javorius “Buck” Allen rushed for 133 yards and three touchdowns, and the USC defense shut out Oregon State in the second half as the Trojans knocked off the Beavers 31-14 on Friday in Corvallis, Ore. “I’m just really happy for our football family,” interim head coach Ed Orgeron said. “I’m really […]

Trojans display resolve in Utah win

In the era of NCAA sanctions, the trajectory of the USC football program can always be identified by how they play in the game before Halloween. Around the season’s three-quarters mark, the team’s lack of depth due to scholarship losses becomes increasingly evident. In former head coach Lane Kiffin’s first year, USC played undefeated and […]

USC looks to exorcise Corvallis demons

In the days leading up to USC’s Friday night matchup against Oregon State, one thing that will be likely emphasized in nearly every preview written about the game will be how the Trojans have not won a road game against the Beavers since 2004. Corvallis, Ore. has not been kind to USC for the better […]

Injuries will help USC prep for future

It’s a well-known fact by now that the scholarship restrictions placed on USC in wake of the Reggie Bush scandal have severely handicapped the Trojans this season. According to the participation chart released to the media by USC’s athletics department, the Trojans used 41 scholarship players and 10 walk-ons during Saturday’s game against Utah. Now, […]