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  1. Woods: Trojans have 'too much pride'

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- The reason why USC is committing so many penalties this season, according to receiver Robert Woods, is not a team-wide lack of discipline or a target on the Trojans' backs because of their preseason No. 1 ranking. It's pride -- and ...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  2. What went wrong against Arizona

    Pedro Moura

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- The team committing the most penalties per game in the FBS this season, Lane Kiffin's USC Trojans, committed 13 more on Saturday against the Arizona Wildcats, costing themselves 117 crucial yards. It also cost them the game. Th...

    Blog | October 27, 2012
  3. Trojans addressing penalties, third downs

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- There are 120 teams in the top division of the NCAA, commonly known as the FBS. Out of those 120, the USC Trojans rank 112th in third-down efficiency, and precisely 120th -- as in last -- in penalties per game, meaning they've earne...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  4. Sunday scrimmage quick hits

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- Here are news, notes and stats from Sunday's evening scrimmage session for the Trojans, held at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum. We'll have more coverage from the session, including a look into Marqise Lee's personal-foul penalty that got h...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  5. Scrimmage No. 1 stats

    Pedro Moura

    Here are the key stats from the Trojans' Friday scrimmage at the Coliseum, as tallied by USC's sports information department. USC ran 73 total plays and committed three turnovers and five penalties. Passing Matt Barkley, 7-16-109, 1 touchdown ...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  6. Graf the probable starter at LT

    Pedro Moura

    USC offensive tackle Kevin Graf doesn't remember the Arizona State game last season, when he was single-handedly torched by the Sun Devils defensive line and called for three personal-foul penalties in the Trojans' worst loss of 2011. Or he's tryi...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  7. Video: T.J. McDonald on avoiding penalties

    Pedro Moura

    After last Friday's game against Colorado, USC coach Lane Kiffin implied that Trojans' safety T.J. McDonald played tentative in the second half after returning from his first-half suspension. McDonald, a junior and potential 2012 NFL drafree, had ...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  8. McDonald on playing dirty

    Pedro Moura

    USC's T.J. McDonald apologized as soon as his half-game suspension was announced by the Pac-12 office on Monday and again on Tuesday, but the junior safety continues to maintain he didn't deserve the penalties assessed to him. He said there's noth...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  9. The personal foul penalty

    Pedro Moura

    Remember how Stanford's game-winning drive got started a year ago in Palo Alto? The Cardinal got the ball at their own 26-yard line with 1:02 left, down 35-34 after Allen Bradford's touchdown gave the Trojans the lead. Odds of a comeback looked lo...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  10. The sideline interference penalty

    Pedro Moura

    With less than 30 seconds left in the first half and USC down on the Arizona seven-yard line while up 24-12, a curious sideline interference penalty was called on the Trojans, pushing them back five yards and killing their momentum. Lane Kiffin en...

    Blog | October 01, 2011
  11. Video: McDonald displeased with officials' ruling

    Pedro Moura

    Here's USC Trojans safety T.J. McDonald after Tuesday's practice, talking over his three personal-foul penalties from Saturday's 43-22 loss to Arizona State. As he did after the game, McDonald stood by his actions on the field, saying that he did not...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  12. What effect do sanctions have on USC?

    Pedro Moura

    Brent Musburger discusses the penalty given to USC's football program on College Football Live....

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  13. USC releases original response to NCAA allegations

    Pedro Moura

    Shortly after the NCAA's sanctions became public at noon Thursday, USC released a statement sayingthe university would appeal the ruling because the penalties were "too severe" in relation to the alleged infractions. Hours later, though, USC relea...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  14. USC gets passing grades in Academic Progress Rate report

    Pedro Moura

    All USC sports stayed away from potential penalties in the NCAA's annual Academic Progress Rate report, released today for the 2008-2009 academic year. The report measures four full academic years, dating to 2005-2006. In football, the Trojans ...

    Blog | June 09, 2010