It's becoming a trend around USC. Lane Kiffin's teams and their sluggish starts. It was back against Syracuse, but hopefully it doesn't hang around.
With less than three months before the opening of the 2012 season, WeAreSC takes a preliminary look at the Trojans' schedule.
USC looks to pick up the scoring in the second half while trying to slow down an efficient Syracuse passing attack.
USC shows there is more to its passing attack than throwing to Robert Woods; young players make positive first impressions.
Trojans stand up, answer Syracuse's third-quarter challenge before rolling to a 38-17 victory.
Trojans get a chance to learn valuable lessons while keeping their undefeated record intact.