What Saturday night's loss proved is that USC is no longer the bully of the Pac-12, beating opponents with size and strength. That title now belongs to Stanford.
Steve Bisheff talks about the coaching legacy ramifications of the USC-Stanford game, UCLA's hot start and Andy Murray's breakthrough.
USC's last loss was last October in triple overtime to Stanford. But that defeat might have been the inspiration for USC's returned swagger.
With less than three months before the opening of the 2012 season, WeAreSC takes a preliminary look at the Trojans' schedule.
Two days after the Trojans received a verbal commitment from running back Ty Isaac (Joliet, Ill./Joliet Catholic), USC landed another tailback, as Justin Davis (Stockton, Calif./Lincoln) announced his commitment to the Trojans on Thursday.
With signing day less than two weeks away, this is how the recruiting classes in the Pac-12 stack up.
They might have both moved on to the NFL, but things haven't changed in the battle between Jim Harbaugh and Pete Carroll.
Updates on USC's first big recruiting weekend, plus catching up with USC recruits making visits to Stanford and Colorado, respectively.
The 2011 season might have just ended, but it's not too early for USC fans to look at the 2012 schedule.
Several Pac-12 North teams are primed for big recruiting finishes, as Stanford, Cal, Oregon and Washington are in on many top prospects.
True freshman middle linebacker Lamar Dawson and senior Chris Galippo are adjusting to new roles after Dawson passed the veteran on the depth chart.
While it might feel weird, it's in the best interest of USC fans to root for Stanford the rest of the way. The Cardinal's success could help the Trojans down the road.
Injuries have caused the USC coaches to get creative with the starting lineup going into tonight's game at Colorado.
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.
Steve Bisheff wonders how much attention Matt Barkley would get if he wasn't in the same conference as Andrew Luck and sings the praises of Boise State QB Kellen Moore.
USC didn't get the job done on the scoreboard Saturday against Stanford. But don't be surprised if the Trojans pass the Cardinal, and everyone else in the Pac-12, very soon.