Outside of quarterback Matt Barkley, USC wasn't at its best against Utah before pulling out the win. As the scheduled gets tougher, the Trojans need to be, too.
Sophomore cornerback Anthony Brown looked solid in Monday's first practice, where he started in place of an absent Isiah Wiley.
Potent passing attacks may be more prevalent in today's game, but the nation's top teams can still run the ball effectively. KC Joyner ranks college football's top 10 running games, beginning with the USC Trojans.
In the spirit of preseason polls, Greg Katz takes a look at the top 10 offensive players for USC in 2012.
The WeAreSC staff, with special guest Pete Arbogast, gives their awards for the recently completed USC spring ball session.
Redshirt freshman running back Buck Allen is eager to show what he can do this spring, and he could become an important piece in a thin backfield.
KC Joyner identifies five running backs who could post breakthrough seasons in 2012.
Greg Katz gives USC fans a list of guidelines to follow while watching the Trojans in 2012.
Kyle Williams breaks down Curtis McNeal's long touchdown run against UCLA on Saturday.
USC used an adjustment in its running game against Washington to control the clock and continue its recent ground success.
If life was fair, there wouldn't have been a loser Saturday night. USC was saddled with that label but did a lot to excite its fans about the future.
They might have been the smallest guys on the field Saturday, but without RB Curtis McNeal and CB Nickell Robey, USC wouldn't have been close to Stanford.
They may have been the smallest guys on the field Saturday, but USC is nowhere close to Stanford without RB Curtis McNeal and CB Nickell Robey.
Cal might not be the most formidable opponent, but USC's performance on Thursday should not be dismissed.
Steve Bisheff sings the praises of Robert Woods, wonders what's going on at UCLA and criticizes the Angels for getting Vernon Wells instead of Adrian Beltre.
Steve Bisheff sings the praises of Curtis McNeal, wonders how Andrew Luck would look as a Seahawk, and pans Metta World Peace's dancing moves.