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.
With less than three months before the opening of the 2012 season, WeAreSC takes a preliminary look at the Trojans' schedule.
The much-maligned USC defense earned its keep Thursday, forcing five turnovers and carrying the Trojans to victory.
Trojans use offensive fireworks to overcome defensive issues, get important bounce-back win.
USC's small cornerbacks look to measure up, while George Farmer and Ross Cumming are getting backfield reps.
USC's upcoming game against Arizona and the keys to victory on offense and defense headline this week's Roundtable.
Anthony Brown could get first career start Saturday in place of injured Torin Harris, faces tough test in Nick Foles and Arizona.