The Trojans started the season with the highest of hopes and expectations, but 2012 turned into a dismal season.
A look at the expected and unexpected performances throughout the first half of the season.
Steve Bisheff writes that Lane Kiffin needs to be less conservative and allow his playmakers on offense to shine.
Silas Redd's status could be key for the Trojans this week against Washington as everyone looks to keep up with the pace Oregon is setting.
Outside of quarterback Matt Barkley, USC wasn't at its best against Utah before pulling out the win. As the scheduled gets tougher, the Trojans need to be, too.
A look at how the newcomers on USC's roster have done during the first four games of 2012.
News, notes and nuggets from inside the USC lockeroom after Saturday's season-opening win against Hawaii
As the 2012 season opens with USC ranked No. 1 and expectations running wild, Steve Bisheff reminds everyone -- including coach Lane Kiffin -- of the dreaded hiccups.
Steve Bisheff is getting excited about Robert Woods' improving health and agrees with Kirk Herbstreit's assessment of Marqise Lee, but feels that Mike Trout needs more love.
Steve Bisheff can't contain his excitement about USC's new John McKay Center or its new running back, Silas Redd. He also isn't sure how the Lakers got Dwight Howard and kept Pau Gasol.
The USC Trojans took it easy in Thursday's practice in preparation for their scrimmage on Friday.
Sophomore cornerback Anthony Brown looked solid in Monday's first practice, where he started in place of an absent Isiah Wiley.
Since Matt Barkley announced that he was returning for his senior season, expectations for USC in 2012 have been through the roof. Now it's time to deliver.
With expectations for the USC Trojans through the roof, a look at the top 10 storylines for the 2012 season.
USC Trojans practice is set to open and fans can't attend, but there's still a reasonable idea of what's going to happen.
In punishing the innocent players and coaches at Penn State, the NCAA made a similarly overbearing punishment like it did with the Trojans two years ago.