In looking back at USC's 2012 defense, The Trojans did some good things, but their inability to stop up-tempo spread offense was their downfall.
USC can't afford to look past its Sun Bowl matchup with a Georgia Tech team that runs a unique and difficult triple-option offense.
USC fans hoped the issues the Trojans showed early in the season would eventually fix themselves, but USC's loss to UCLA, its fourth this season, served to further expose those shortcomings.
The crosstown showdown between USC and UCLA has big implications, as a trip to the Pac-12 title game is at stake.
USC's offensive stars in their part in a 38-17 win over Arizona State, but it was the surprisingly dominate play of the defense that really shined.
In a battle between two struggling teams, USC and Arizona State square off in a big Pac-12 South Division contest.
After coming up short against Oregon on Saturday, USC can only hope to see Oregon again in the Pac-12 title game.
Oregon's last loss came last November at the hands of USC, so it's safe to say that the No. 4 Ducks will be ready for the Trojans this time around.
Matt Barkley and T.J. McDonald could have left after last season and no one would have blamed them. But the Trojans duo want to end things as champions.
USC is back to postseason eligiblity and is ready to compete for titles, something the rest of the Pac-12 is well aware of.
California Golden Bears bring solid passing offense to Ohio State
Injuries, inexperience and bad luck doomed USC to a disastrous season, but help is on the way for a Trojans program that sorely needs it.
Robert Woods posted one of the greatest seasons of any wide receiver in USC history. Given USC's history at that position, that speaks volumes.
By beating UCLA 50-0 with nothing at stake but pride, USC sent a message to their fans and the rest of the Pac-12 that Troy has not fallen.
Sophomore Robert Woods and freshman Marqise Lee rank as perhaps the best wide receiver duo in USC history. The records they set certainly would back that up.
This week's Roundtable discusses the logic and ramifications of the Pac-12's decision to suspend USC safety T.J. McDonald for the first half of Friday's game.