Jeremy Hogue writes that with the No. 1 ranking come higher expectations.
With a tough schedule after the bye week, USC needs to maximize its time and find more impact players.
The loss to Arizona State exposed a lot of USC's warts. How they respond to that against Arizona this week will set the tone for the rest of the season.
A year of working together and learning each other's strengths seems to be helping both Matt Barkley and Lane Kiffin.
The fall of the Trojans was swift and ugly, but there are plenty of reasons to believe the program already is climbing again.