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  1. USC recruiting notes: Jefferson lands offer

    Blair Angulo

    Not many defensive linemen would join a passing league squad and voluntarily spend their weekends running routes, matching up against linebackers in open space and perfecting the goal-line fade. In an effort to get his name out more, three-star de...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  2. QB Henry has dual-threat, dual-sport goals

    Blair Angulo

    When the next big thing in Southern California recruiting isn't standing behind center, he's in the middle of the baseball diamond, staring down batters from the pitching mound. Class of 2016 dual-threat quarterback Malik Henry, a budding two-spor...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  3. Heidari will have to earn spot for USC

    Garry Paskwietz

    USC will open up the placekicking competition after Andre Heidari missed two field goals in the 14-10 loss to Notre Dame. USC interim head coach Ed Orgeron announced that they will open up the kicking competition in practice this week.- USC Troja...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  4. Resilient Wittek now healthy, in command

    Johnny Curren

    USC quarterback Max Wittek knows a thing or two about bouncing back from adversity. First, there was the injury in spring ball -- a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee suffered during, of all things, a field goal drill. Then, ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  5. USC Trojans Cody Kessler ready to make most of opportunity

    Johnny Curren

    Cody Kessler has had to be patient in his two years at USC. But now the sophomore has a shot to accomplish his goal of being USC's starting quarterback.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  6. Video: Barkley talks Arizona State

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- Here's USC quarterback Matt Barkley talking to the media after the Trojans' Tuesday practice. In the video, Barkley discusses his goal to throw no more interceptions this season and how that can happen, as well as what he's seen on ...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  7. How to stop the Oregon run

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- If the goal for Saturday's game is to limit No. 2 Oregon's high-powered offense, what's more important: stopping the run or the pass? That was the question posed to USC safety Jawanza Starling by a reporter after practice this week. H...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  8. Before Oregon, USC must get by Arizona

    Pedro Moura

    If the Rose Bowl's the goal, this weekend's game against Arizona is just as big as any other game the USC Trojans will play this season. And if the goal is the national championship, then the Trojans obviously can't afford a loss of any sort. Any ...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  9. Heidari takes blame for two misses

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- Andre Heidari wasn't Andre Heidari in last week's game against Utah, and the Utes' fans have themselves to thank. The USC kicker, typically automatic from 45 yards and in, missed two of his three field-goal attempts in the Trojans' ...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  10. USC Trojans to watch

    Garry Paskwietz

    The Trojans have plenty of star talent to lead the way for the remainder of the season but for the team to reach their goals it will need to rely on an unexpected contributor at some point.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  11. Randall Telfer honored by Pac-12

    Pedro Moura

    USC tight end Randall Telfer was named the Pac-12 special teams player of the week Monday. Telfer, a redshirt sophomore, blocked a 48-yard field-goal attempt and made a one-handed 23-yard touchdown grab in the Trojans' 38-28 win over Utah on Thurs...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  12. USC's special teams successes

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- During each of Cal's field-goal attempts last Saturday at the Coliseum, USC's video board took on a bold proclamation and displayed it to the 83,000-plus fans in attendance. "Welcome to the kick block capital of the world," the vide...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  13. Kiffin: Revisiting Cal

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- Lane Kiffin reviewed the Trojans' 27-9 win over California Golden Bears and looked ahead to the bye week in a Sunday evening conference call with reporters: Turning a corner? Kiffin seemed genuine Sunday in talking about his goal...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  14. USC kicker Alex Wood still ready to go

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- Alex Wood, USC's walk-on replacement kicker, likes to say he's in his range whenever he's on the football field. And he might be right: He missed only two field goals in his senior season of high school in Washington, including a 51...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  15. On Stanford: 'We tried to take them lightly'

    Pedro Moura

    STANFORD, Calif. -- In 2009, No. 9 USC was crushed 55-21 by a 25th-ranked Stanford Cardinal squad at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum. In 2010, unranked USC was beaten here by No. 16 Stanford on a last-second field goal. And, most recently, in 2011, the...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  16. USC Trojans seniors Matt Barkley T.J. McDonald return for champio...

    Garry Paskwietz

    Matt Barkley and T.J. McDonald could have left after last season and no one would have blamed them. But the Trojans duo want to end things as champions.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2012