You can bet current USC players, future recruits and their families monitored and evaluated the draft soap opera of Matt Barkley, who in retrospect probably should have left after his junior season.
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
In the unpredictable world of recruiting, it's great to get five-star prospects. But a team's success often comes down to coaching and player development.
The link between Matt Barkley and Reggie Bush in USC Trojans history might not seem like a logical connection, but they are linked in terms of how these two will forever be viewed.
The Trojans started the season with the highest of hopes and expectations, but 2012 turned into a dismal season.
Each new year is a reflection of hope and resolutions, and here are some Cardinal and Gold resolutions that might be appropriate for the coming year.
The USC Trojans can unwrap these presents in Sun Bowl and beyond.
Maybe it's been a disappointing season, but after a couple seasons without a bowl appearance, the Trojans and their fans should enjoy the Sun Bowl.
Matt Barkley unwittingly added another log to the Lane Kiffin fire this week, questioning the coach's play-calling on the Dan Patrick Show.
After the season began with dreams of a BCS national championship, Lane Kiffin will need to get his team motivated for the Sun Bowl.
For the first time since last season, the USC Trojans are without the weight of expectations. Rather, all the pressure Saturday is on No. 1 Notre Dame.
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.
USC can still force a rematch with Oregon in the Pac-12 title game, but the Trojans will have to go a long way to earn it.
Greg Katz writes that the he problems plaguing USC this season have been all about setting up Oregon.
While USC became bowl-eligible with its win over Colorado, the Trojans are looking for more against Arizona.
Greg Katz writes that USC looked like the team many predicted in the preseason, but there is plenty of work that still neds to be done