That is the question facing coach Lane Kiffin as Max Wittek and Cody Kessler remain even in the team's quarterback competition. Why not play them both in a two-QB system?
Greg Katz writes that USC energized its fan base with its 27-9 bounce-back victory over Cal.
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.
USC is 2-0, but hasn't looked like the No. 2 team in the nation. The Trojans can make up for that with a nice win against Stanford this weekend.
Steve Bisheff expects Lane Kiffin to let Matt Barkley put on a show, but what does that mean in the Trojans' quest to establish a running game. Steve Bisheff also makes his Super Bowl pick.
Syracuse's offense, led by senior quarterback Ryan Nassib, can pass with anyone, but can the Orange put up enough points to hang with the No. 2-ranked USC Trojans?
An easy victory gave USC Trojans coach Lane Kiffin a chance to empty the benches early against Hawaii, giving first-year players some valuable experience.
Amid USC's dominating Week 1 win, an investigation involving former player Joe McKnight pins a cloud over the Trojans.
News, notes and nuggets from inside the USC lockeroom after Saturday's season-opening win against Hawaii
Matt Barkley threw for over 350 yards and four touchdowns and led his team to nearly 50 points. And it doesn't seem to surprise anyone anymore.
Most 5-foot-8 football players are easy to miss. But USC cornerback Nickell Robey has made himself impossible to ignore.
While some of the focus Saturday will shift to Norm Chow returning against USC as a head coach, Hawaii faces quite the (obvious) test on the field, particularly with an unproven starter at the helm in QB Sean Schroeder.
With less than three months before the opening of the 2012 season, WeAreSC takes a preliminary look at the Trojans' schedule.
The 2011 season might have just ended, but it's not too early for USC fans to look at the 2012 schedule.
This week's Roundtable breaks down the just-released USC Trojans 2012 schedule.
Steve Bisheff lauds former USC offensive coordinator Norm Chow for getting his first head-coaching job.