After what seems to be an early start to the season, things will get tough for the Trojans starting on Sept. 28, when a three-game stretch att Arizona State, home for Arizona and at Notre Dame kicks off.
In October, 'Carmageddon' could be coming to the Coliseum, if USC hosts Arizona on Thursday, Oct. 10, in the middle of L.A. rush hour.
That is the question facing coach Lane Kiffin as Max Wittek and Cody Kessler remain even in the team's quarterback competition. Why not play them both in a two-QB system?
You can bet current USC players, future recruits and their families monitored and evaluated the draft soap opera of Matt Barkley, who in retrospect probably should have left after his junior season.
Ed Orgeron has spent 27 years coaching football, but until this spring he had never directed a 5-2 defense. Now he's learning on the fly and loving it.
Touted safety Su'a Cravens and the six other early enrollee freshmen are already showing great promise for the USC Trojans.
An up-and-down sophomore season and competition from Anthony Sarao could have made Lamar Dawson fold. But the junior middle linebacker rose to the challenge this spring.
Spring reflections as the USC Trojans wrap up the 2013 spring practice sessions.
The battle to be USC's starting quarterback continues despite there being a clear winner between Max Wittek, Cody Kessler and Max Browne in spring practice.
With the spring game Saturday, the USC Trojans will wrap up another spring practice season. Unfortunately, they have as many questions now as when spring started.
Following in the footsteps of Ronnie Lott and Matt Grootegoed, freshman safety Leon McQuay III is learning fast and making a big impact.
Marcus Martin is taking the adjustment from left guard to center in stride, getting as much mentoring as possible from Khaled Holmes.
UCLA fired highly successful basketball coach Ben Howland because he didn't fulfill championship expectations. What could that mean for USC's Lane Kiffin?
Nelson Agholor will be asked to step into the sizable cleats of Robert Woods this fall and produce the same kind of big-time plays. He believes he's up to the challenge.
Max Tuerk started games at tackle and guard as a true freshman last fall. He was named the starting center before spring practice and is learning on the fly.
USC spring practice has been dominated by the quarterback battle, but injuries at key positions have put a damper on what should be an exciting time.