To recover from a disappointing loss to Stanford, No. 13 USC relied on an old friend, rushing for 296 yards in a 27-9 victory over California.
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.
True freshman middle linebacker Lamar Dawson and senior Chris Galippo are adjusting to new roles after Dawson passed the veteran on the depth chart.
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.
The 2011 Trojans can't hang their hat on a classic battle with Stanford as their defining moment. Kiffin's insistance that they 'finish' applies to the enitre season.
It may come as little consolation right now, but USC's performance in its triple-overtime loss to Stanford is one to be proud of.
Yes, Stanford has a star quarterback in Andrew Luck, but how USC deals with the Cardinal's physicality is the biggest key to Saturday's game.
This week's Roundtable breaks down the Stanford game's importance to the Trojans' season.
USC left tackle Matt Kalil is regarded as one of the premier offensive linemen in the country and hopes to lead an improved offensive line to victory against Stanford.
Although the win at Notre Dame was huge, a bigger, badder opponent in Stanford arrives in Los Angeles this week.