In the unpredictable world of recruiting, it's great to get five-star prospects. But a team's success often comes down to coaching and player development.
The USC Trojans can unwrap these presents in Sun Bowl and beyond.
After the season began with dreams of a BCS national championship, Lane Kiffin will need to get his team motivated for the Sun Bowl.
While USC became bowl-eligible with its win over Colorado, the Trojans are looking for more against Arizona.
Greg Katz writes that it's time for the USC offense to live up to the preseason hype starting with Colorado this weekend.
USC Trojans wide receiver De'Von Flournoy ready to be a visible part of the offense
With expectations for the USC Trojans through the roof, a look at the top 10 storylines for the 2012 season.
USC Trojans practice is set to open and fans can't attend, but there's still a reasonable idea of what's going to happen.
USC was the toast of Los Angeles for most of the Pete Carroll era. Thanks to a talented group in 2012, that hype is starting to build again.
Victor Blackwell was high school teammates with Matt Barkley at Mater Dei before joining him at USC. With a redshirt year under his belt, he's ready to catch passes from Barkley in a game situation again.
In going back through USC's championship teams, one constant has been an explosive punt returner.
Greg Katz gives USC fans a list of guidelines to follow while watching the Trojans in 2012.
It wasn't pretty, especially on defense, but USC showed the resolve necessary to get back in the win column.