Colorado has been scuffling en route to a 1-5 start, not the best way to enter a game against USC.
Utah and its strong front seven look to bounce back from a 37-7 loss to Arizona State against USC.
A statistical breakdown of the remaining opponents on USC's schedule.
USC has won eight in a row against the Bears, but Cal looks to snap that streak on the heels of a strong performance against Ohio State.
Syracuse's offense, led by senior quarterback Ryan Nassib, can pass with anyone, but can the Orange put up enough points to hang with the No. 2-ranked USC Trojans?
While some of the focus Saturday will shift to Norm Chow returning against USC as a head coach, Hawaii faces quite the (obvious) test on the field, particularly with an unproven starter at the helm in QB Sean Schroeder.
To listen to some experts, USC and LSU are favored to meet for the BCS title in six months. As long as we're having fun with way-too-early projections, let's break down that matchup.
There's no rest for the weary, as the USC coaching staff rolls onto the 2013 class. This is what, and who, it'll be looking for.
USC will look to bulk up its lines down the stretch in its first sanction-affected recruiting class.
A position-by-position look at where USC stands with its 2012 recruiting class.