Ed Orgeron has spent 27 years coaching football, but until this spring he had never directed a 5-2 defense. Now he's learning on the fly and loving it.
A lively quarterback competition and the return of the dynamic Marqise Lee are just two things to look forward to with the Trojans this year
USC's upcoming clinic with high school coaches should be interesting, as the Trojans still have three positions on their own staff to fill.
Lane Kiffin is trying to change the USC culture after last season's disaster, but does firing Kennedy Polamalu really do that in a positive way?
Lane Kiffin is looking to live up to his reputation as a strong recruiting closer in the final week before signing day
USC Trojans running back Tre Madden and defensive end Devon Kennard were poised to be major contributors before season-ending injuries in 2012.
USC's trio of Lane Kiffin, Ed Orgeron and Kennedy Polamalu takes a backseat to no one when it comes to recruiting the nation's best players.
Lane Kiffin has the opportunity to re-energize his team if he hires the right defensive coordinator. But hiring the wrong guy could have far-reaching ramifications.
Building a defensive tackle rotation with freshmen and sophomores is a big challenge for USC DL coach Ed Orgeron; Marqise Lee, D.J. Morgan offensive bright spots on a day dominated by the D.
John Baxter might not have gotten much acclaim when hired as USC's special teams coach two years ago, but his aggressive approach to special teams and academics has made an impact.
They may have different styles, but you won't find better recruiters in the nation than USC's Ed Orgeron and California's Tosh Lupoi.
2013 Watch List DL Kenny Bigelow was blown away by his visit to USC and quickly jumped on an offer from the Trojans.
Lane Kiffin has insisted on finding difference-making athletes on the recruiting trail. Marqise Lee and Dion Bailey are examples of the players and production he's looking for.
Ed Orgeron wins battle of former USC coaches while Tyler shows young running backs the value of ball security.
Norm Chow did some pretty good things as offensive coordinator during part of the Pete Carroll era, but he never would have fit with Lane Kiffin.
Much of the Trojans' wish list is made up of prospects that will require, not surprisingly, challenging California.