Steve Bisheff laments that the lasting image we will get of one of the most endearing student-athletes in USC history will be televised shots of Matt Barkley standing on the sideline.
The USC Trojans can unwrap these presents in Sun Bowl and beyond.
For a team that was growing tired of hearing questions about what was wrong with its offense, Saturday's lopsided win was the perfect tonic.
On a record-setting afternoon, the USC Trojans finally put together the kind of overall game they needed to build momentum for the stretch run.
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.
Steve Bisheff shows wariness of UCLA, hopes for a Stanford-Boise State bowl showdown and sings the praises of Jim Harbaugh.
A year of working together and learning each other's strengths seems to be helping both Matt Barkley and Lane Kiffin.
There are some similiarities from Pete Carroll's second offseason to Lane Kiffin's, but will Kiffin provide the same results in year two?
OL commit Max Tuerk not only is a top prospect but his versatility along the line will be a huge key as the Trojans revamp the unit.
Matt Barkely has done just about everything right since arriving on campus in 2009 except win enough games.