Just when it seemed things couldn't get weirder for the Trojans, the A.D. is arguing with refs. Even more surprising: USC looks like a Playoff contender.
What's next at USC? Ed Orgeron's success as USC's interim coach has added a degree of difficulty to Pat Haden's search.
With five weeks of the season in the books, the BMOC breaks down what we know so far -- and more.
Every coach has positives and negatives. Lane Kiffin's issue at USC was his flaws were exceedingly harder for his athletic director to look past.
Gene Wojciechowski offers his predictions on key questions in the 2013 college football season.
USC coach Lane Kiffin took responsibility for the Trojans' historically poor season and acknowledged that he is a coaching work in progress.
The BMOC surveys BCS campaigning, firing season, realignment's next move and more.
The BMOC surveys realignment, the coaching carousel, Michigan-Ohio State and more.
The BMOC surveys the Palouse, perfection, DeflateGate and more.
The BMOC surveys Oregon's prolific offense, the Heisman Trophy race and more.
The computers underrated Oregon through its first eight games of the season. After thrashing the USC Trojans, Gene Wojciechowski writes, the Ducks have earned an apology.
After Alabama plays LSU and Oregon plays USC on Saturday, the BCS race will either settle down or find itself in chaos.
The BMOC surveys Kansas State and coach Bill Snyder, the Heisman race and more.
The BMOC weighs in on Notre Dame's ACC alliance, Matt Barkley's drop in the Heisman race, the wild ending to the Holy War and more.
The BMOC is on the scene with the Heisman Race, the Savannah State carnage, old-man football and more.
USC beat Syracuse, but the Trojans played like they were somewhere else. They will have to play better to stay in the conversation for a national title.