As the 2012 season opens, the USC Trojans are riding high, buoyed by the expectations of fans and media. But what will happen when adversity inevitably strikes?
High school teammates Matt Kalil, Chris Galippo and D.J. Shoemate dreamed of playing together at USC. Once they accomplished that, their careers went in drastically different directions.
With the Big 12 seemingly on life support, what would it mean to the Pac-12 to expand by two or four teams?
Kevin Graf admits to getting emotional as he became the third member of his family to play O-line for the Trojans.
Matt Barkely has done just about everything right since arriving on campus in 2009 except win enough games.
T.J. McDonald aims for pinnacle of USC legend in his strides to be a standout safety, writes Garry Paskwietz.
Judge Frederick Shaller said the NCAA showed a 'reckless disregard for the truth' during its investigation of USC running backs coach Todd McNair. What does it mean going forward?
There will be more than bragging rights on the line when USC and UCLA square off on Saturday. It's reminiscient of 2002, when the Trojans scored a decisive victory.
A big win over Arizona State, led by the beleaguered defense, has USC feeling good heading into a huge showdown with rival UCLA.
USC's offensive stars in their part in a 38-17 win over Arizona State, but it was the surprisingly dominate play of the defense that really shined.
Still reeling from losses to Arizona and Oregon, the USC Trojans must brace for fresh challenges from high-scoring Arizona State and UCLA.
After coming up short against Oregon on Saturday, USC can only hope to see Oregon again in the Pac-12 title game.
While USC's offense was prolific and the Trojans kept fighting back, they were a step behind No. 4 Oregon at all times in the Ducks' 62-51 victory Saturday.
No one's been able to figure out Oregon's offense this year, and for the Trojans to have a shot, they're going to need great linebacker play.
Coming off a bitterly disappointing loss to Arizona, the Trojans find themselves searching for answers as it tries to close out the season on a positive.
With USC's offense coming off a season-best performance and Arizona taking to Rich Rodriguez's spread attack, Saturday's matchup could produce big point totals.