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.
Chris Hawkins was ready to commit to Stanford this past weekend. But getting his dream offer from USC has the Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., cornerback rethinking things.
After a rough final season under Pete Carroll in 2009 and an uneven performance last season, the Trojans look to be back on the right track. And the Kiffins are a big reason why.
On Friday, the five biggest keys to beating Stanford were identified. How did USC do in executing that plan?
Steve Bisheff raves about Andrew Luck and Oregon's ability to overcome injuries while wondering what happened to Tony LaRussa in Game 5.