Marcus Martin is taking the adjustment from left guard to center in stride, getting as much mentoring as possible from Khaled Holmes.
A lively quarterback competition and the return of the dynamic Marqise Lee are just two things to look forward to with the Trojans this year
Lane Kiffin is trying to change the USC culture after last season's disaster, but does firing Kennedy Polamalu really do that in a positive way?
Alabama's dominating win in the BCS National Championship Game stirs memories of the USC Trojans' similar days of domination. Now, USC must rediscover those old winning ways.
Matt Barkley unwittingly added another log to the Lane Kiffin fire this week, questioning the coach's play-calling on the Dan Patrick Show.
Newly minted No. 1 Notre Dame comes to the Coliseum feeling good, while the Trojans are licking their wounds. But USC's offense might be too much for the Irish.
They have different offenses and personalities, but dig deeper and you'll notice similarities between Lane Kiffin and Rich Rodriguez.
Before the season began, the USC Trojans figured to not have much trouble in the Pac-12. But the rest of the division suddenly looks resurgent.
USC was the toast of Los Angeles for most of the Pete Carroll era. Thanks to a talented group in 2012, that hype is starting to build again.
With savvier recruits and coaches with wayward eyes, recruiting has turned into quite the poker game.
With USC almost set to take control of the Coliseum, Greg Katz has a few suggestions on how to add some Trojans pizazz to the legendary landmark.
USC picked a good time to go 10-2, as much of the South Division is retooling with high-profile coaches.
With the bye week now over, USC has to get ready for an extremely tough final seven games to its season.
USC's 4-1 record isn't much of a surprise heading into the bye week, but how will the Trojans fare down the stretch?