Bounced from the top 10 a week earlier, the USC Trojans tried slipping back in with a somewhat methodical 27-9 victory over Cal that provided almost as many questions as answers.
Steve Bisheff looks at Stanford's success against USC and how it helps other teams as well as other thoughts around the sports world.
Steve Bisheff talks about the coaching legacy ramifications of the USC-Stanford game, UCLA's hot start and Andy Murray's breakthrough.
Brock Huard writes that while Matt Barkley has more talent around him than past star QBs who have returned in the hopes of winning a BCS championship, there are significant obstacles in the way of a USC title run.
Steve Bisheff shows wariness of UCLA, hopes for a Stanford-Boise State bowl showdown and sings the praises of Jim Harbaugh.
Steve Bisheff takes a spin around college football -- and the rest of the sports world -- with glances at Washington, Penn State, Oregon and, of course, USC.
After a rough final season under Pete Carroll in 2009 and an uneven performance last season, the Trojans look to be back on the right track. And the Kiffins are a big reason why.