USC can nip the UCLA resurgence in the bud, both on the field and on the recruiting trail, by beating the Bruins for a sixth consecutive time on Saturday.
Kylie Fitts and others have found it's more difficult to succeed on the field after pledging to a big-time program like USC.
USC Trojans wide receiver De'Von Flournoy ready to be a visible part of the offense
With media attention expected to be at a fever pitch this season, Lane Kiffin should use some of the colorful quotes of legendary USC coach John McKay.
Lane Kiffin showed his coaching chops last season, leading USC to a 10-2 record. But he'll be in the crosshairs in 2012, as Trojans fans will be expecting a championship contender.