After what seems to be an early start to the season, things will get tough for the Trojans starting on Sept. 28, when a three-game stretch att Arizona State, home for Arizona and at Notre Dame kicks off.
For Florida State players and coaches who've worked to reach a BCS bowl, their enthusiasm is understandable. For fans and the college football world at large, however, this Orange Bowl has been met with a collective groan.
Maryland four-star offensive tackle Na'Ty Rodgers, who has an offer from Oklahoma and will be visiting the Sooners in two weeks, has a family tie to OU. His father, Tyrone, played for the Sooners for a season.
Two days after the Trojans received a verbal commitment from running back Ty Isaac (Joliet, Ill./Joliet Catholic), USC landed another tailback, as Justin Davis (Stockton, Calif./Lincoln) announced his commitment to the Trojans on Thursday.