Steve Bisheff writes that Pat Haden staying committed to Lane Kiffin through one of USC's most disappointing seasons could have consequences for the athletic director.
A big win over Arizona State, led by the beleaguered defense, has USC feeling good heading into a huge showdown with rival UCLA.
Steve Bisheff will hold onto his Heisman ballot till the last minute, and Matt Barkley could make his list.
Kyle Williams grades the Trojans position-by-position in their 50-0 victory against crosstown rival UCLA.
Matt Barkley is the dominant story for USC football and will be until January. And while he can't be blamed for leaving now, staying around has benefits.
Between pregame comments and untraditionally white uniforms, UCLA awoke USC, which gave the Bruins a beating they'll never forget.
By beating UCLA 50-0 with nothing at stake but pride, USC sent a message to their fans and the rest of the Pac-12 that Troy has not fallen.
Steve Bisheff shows wariness of UCLA, hopes for a Stanford-Boise State bowl showdown and sings the praises of Jim Harbaugh.
An impressive victory over Colorado has USC on pace for a potential 10-win season. But the road to double digits is not an easy one.