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USC's spring scrimmage hardly hints at season ahead

The Trojans aren't impressive on offense, but an accurate evaluation of the team's capabilities can't be made until the season opener. For at least a few fans, USC's spring-ending scrimmage at the Coliseum was an overwhelming success.... read more »

The Trojan Blitz, USC spring game

The Trojan Blitz -- USC spring game, no touchdowns thrown, 150 recruits come out, Willie McGinest on No. 55...... read more »

Saturday Instant Analysis and Steve Sarkisian Scrum

The Trojans finished up spring practice with the annual spring game in the Coliseum. Check out our Instant Analysis of the game and head coach Steve Sarkisian addressing the media.... read more »

VIDEO Steve Sarkisian, spring game

USC wrapped up its 2014 spring practice schedule on Saturday with its spring game inside the Coliseum. Coach Steve Sarkisian discusses the progress of his Trojans after the game...... read more »

USC spring practice ends on cautious note

LOS ANGELES – The layer of primer has been applied. The Trojans will start painting in August. USC concluded spring practice Saturday afternoon with a two-hour event at the Coliseum, and achieved Coach Steve Sarkisian’s two main goals: they...... read more »

Heidari Kicks 4 Field Goals, But Defense Wins USC Spring Game

Placekicker Andre Heidari nailed 4 field goals, but the Trojan defense beat the offense, 16-15, in the USC football team's 85-play spring game on Saturday (April 19) before 17,500 fans in the Coliseum and a Pac-12 Networks television audience.... read more »

Notes, USC spring game

Go inside the Coliseum for updates from the Trojans spring game...... read more »

VIDEO: Austin Joyner clips

Austin Joyner becomes the second commitment in the 2015 class. Here's a series of highlights of the newest verbal.... read more »

Free of sanctions, USC bulks up at receiver position

Nelson Agholor is the leader of a Trojans' receiving corps that includes impressive scholarship players and walk-ons. USC, mired in NCAA sanctions since 2010, will finally have a full 25-player recruiting class next year.... read more »

King hearing from Sun Devils

One of the biggest surprises at the IMG 7on7 West Regional last weekend was Geordan King and he's starting to hear from at least one Pac-12 school.... read more »

USC's Sark attack will be fast and curious

LOS ANGELES – Student Body Right, meet the Pistol and the zone read. And say goodbye to the huddle. USC’s offense has been updated under first-year coach Steve Sarkisian. Win or lose, the Trojans will be fast and interesting. They will snap the...... read more »

Presenting The War Room

The USCFootball.com War Room is back with the inside scoop on USC recruiting including some top out-of-state prospects and several local highly ranked players on the defensive side of the ball.... read more »

Jump-start could lead to starting role for USC's Lobendahn

LOS ANGELES – Toa Lobendahn transferred to La Habra High so he could graduate early and get a jump on his USC football career. His ambition could lead to a starting role come fall. Lobendahn has been the Trojans’ first-team left guard since early...... read more »

USC adds Marquetti to 2014 basketball class

One day after losing leading scorer Byron Wesley, the USC basketball team added a wing player to its roster. USC on Thursday announced the signing of 6-foot-6 Malik Marquetti, who averaged 22.5 points and 11.5 rebounds per game for Millikan High of...... read more »

Early enrollees introduced

USC's new freshmen were finally allowed to speak to the media after the 14th spring practice and they drew a lot of attention. Here are the media scrums from quarterback Jalen Greene , defensive lineman Claude Pelon and offensive lineman Toa Lobendahn... read more »

USC football: Toa Lobendahn has chance to start as a freshman

Lobendahn, who graduated from high school in December, has looked good on the Trojans' offensive line, practicing in place of injured veterans. Toa Lobendahn has practiced only 14 times at USC, but the freshman's performance during spring workouts has put him on track for a possible starting role on the offensive line in the fall.... read more »

Instant Analysis: Spring winds down

Spring practice is winding down and the Trojans held a closed walk-through day to get prepared for the spring game. Go inside for all the latest.... read more »

The Trojan Blitz, 4-17-14

The Trojan Blitz -- Sarkisian installs summer plan, Lobendahn ready to play, USC spring game, USC recruits at practice..... read more »

Thomas wants to visit USC soon

Khaylan Thomas still has the three favorites of Arizona, Arizona State and UCLA but an offer from USC could make things interesting and he plans to visit there soon.... read more »

Notes, USC practice No. 14

We're stuck outside the walls of Howard Jones Field for practice No. 14… but here is the best of the rest, anyway...... read more »

VIDEO: Steve Sarkisian, 4-17-14

USC coach Steve Sarkisian discusses the Trojans spring practice No. 14 and his freshmen class...... read more »

Wesley transfer is another hit for USC hoops

An already struggling USC basketball program took a major hit Wednesday when leading scorer and rebounder Byron Wesley announced that he intends to transfer. Wesley, a 6-foot-5 guard who averaged 17.8 points and 6.4 rebounds per game as a junior this...... read more »

Trojans will stick with Cody Kessler as starting quarterback

USC Coach Steve Sarkisian declares Cody Kessler as his starter. Kessler led USC to 10 victories last season. Redshirt freshman Max Browne had hoped to compete for the job. In 2013, USC quarterback Cody Kessler endured a spring, summer and early fall of uncertainty, never knowing exactly where he stood on the Trojans' depth chart.... read more »

Kessler wins starting quarterback battle

The redshirt junior threw for 20 touchdowns last season while guiding USC to 10 wins.... read more »

Kessler wins USC's QB competition

LOS ANGELES – The spring competition, nominal as it might have been, ended Tuesday when Cody Kessler retained his job as USC’s No. 1 quarterback. “I think he deserved it,” Coach Steve Sarkisian said. “I think he earned it.” Kessler, who...... read more »

The Trojan Blitz, 4-15-14

The Trojan Blitz -- Steve Sarkisian names Cody Kessler starting quarterback, USC recruits, Michael Hutchings injury... read more »

Cody Kessler named USC's starting quarterback

Cody Kessler, who led USC to 10 victories last season, was named the Trojans' starting quarterback, Coach Steve Sarkisian announced Tuesday.... read more »

Simers: This 90-year-old USC fan is by no means ordinary

NEWPORT BEACH – I am arguing with Ed O’Sullivan, who turns 90 today, but it has nothing to do with his unabashed love for USC football. He calls himself “ordinary, simple and acceptive,’’ so acceptive he doesn’t protest when told...... read more »

Trojans linebacker Hayes Pullard leads by example

Hayes Pullard, on his way to becoming a four-year starter, is passing along the lessons and leadership he learned from coaches and teammates to his younger peers. Numerous USC linebackers coaches helped Hayes Pullard on his way to becoming a projected four-year starter for the Trojans.... read more »

USC football notes: Tuerk finds return to center a snap

LOS ANGELES – Why do the dishes when there are snaps to practice? As they attempt to build an on-field rapport in their first year together as USC’s quarterback and center, respectively, Cody Kessler and Max Tuerk have a built-in advantage: they...... read more »

Trojans' pull too much for Pullard

LOS ANGELES – USC might have done its best recruiting job last December, when it wooed a player who had already been on campus for four years. On a chilly night in East L.A., linebackers coach Peter Sirmon stood on the sideline and chatted at...... read more »

USC’s defensive line shines in new scheme

Head coach Steve Sarkisian was impressed by his defense in the Trojans’ 11th practice.... read more »

USC's Kevon Seymour is building on postseason performance

The junior cornerback was chosen defensive player of the game in the Las Vegas Bowl against Fresno State and has been playing with confidence throughout the spring. Kevon Seymour finished the 2013 season in style.... read more »

USC Coaches Tour Set For 7 California Stops In May

The 2014 USC Coaches Tour, featuring new head football coach Steve Sarkisian and men's basketball coach Andy Enfield along with several Trojan student-athletes and the Trojan Marching Band, will be held in seven California cities in May.... read more »

Steve Sarkisian to select USC's starting quarterback in a few days

Coach will announce his decision before spring workouts end April 19. Junior Cody Kessler appears on track to start for the second consecutive season. Two weeks remain in USC's spring practice, and Coach Steve Sarkisian indicated Tuesday that he would announce a starting quarterback before the Trojans conclude workouts April 19.... read more »

Quarterbacks struggle as decision looms

Both Cody Kessler and Max Browne experienced trouble adapting to a silent snap count.... read more »

Sarkisian expects to name starting QB by end of spring

LOS ANGELES – It appears as though there will not be another summer of indecision at USC. Coach Steve Sarkisian expressed confidence that he will be able to name Cody Kessler or Max Browne as his starting quarterback before spring practice ends...... read more »

Offense adjusting to Sarkisian’s fast pace

The Trojans are catching on to first-year head coach Steve Sarkisian’s up-tempo system.... read more »

USC's Clay Helton has no problem reverting to assistant

The Trojans offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach served as interim coach for the Las Vegas Bowl in December and was retained by new Coach Steve Sarkisian. Four months ago, Clay Helton was drawing up a postseason game plan and overseeing USC's staff as interim coach of the Trojans.... read more »

USC responds to coaching staff’s criticism

At the midpoint of the spring, Steve Sarkisian’s squad shows resolve after a sloppy practice.... read more »

At USC spring workouts, the big dance takes on new meaning

At Trojans' fast-paced spring practice, teammates get a break and square off in surprise competition to show their moves. Coach Steve Sarkisian calls Darreus Rogers and Scott Starr the standouts. As USC reached the midway point of spring workouts Thursday, Coach Steve Sarkisian decided to shake things up.... read more »

Trojans breeze through another practice

Strong winds limited USC’s passing attack as the Trojans’ secondary made large strides.... read more »

‘DT’ columnists discuss paying college athletes

The debate over compensation for student-athletes could soon reach schools such as USC.... read more »

Former USC Wide Receiver Lonnie White Dies

Former USC wide receiver Lonnie White, who set Trojan season records for kickoff returns and kick return yardage that stood for 24 years and who then had a 21-year sportswriting career at the Los Angeles Times, died on Saturday (March 29) in Glendale, Calif. He was 49.... read more »

USC’s defensive transition going smoothly

Head coach Steve Sarkisian has been impressed with his team’s energy and positivity.... read more »

USC's Dick Nunis Named To Academic All-America Hall of Fame

Dick Nunis, who led the USC football team in interceptions in 1951 and was a member of the Trojans' Rose Bowl champions the following year before rising up the ranks of Walt Disney Attractions to become its chairman, has been named one of five new inductees into the Capital One Academic All-America Hall of Fame, selected by the College Sports Infor... read more »

Starting quarterback battle heating up

Cody Kessler and Max Browne traded reps in a chippy first practice after spring break.... read more »

Space Still Available For USC Football Coaches Clinic April 12

The USC Football Coaching Clinic, featuring new USC head coach Steve Sarkisian and his Trojan coaching staff, will be held April 12 at the John McKay Center on campus.... read more »

Trojan NFL prospects compete in Pro Day

Current and former Trojans put their talents on display for scouts from every NFL team.... read more »

Breslin to benefit most from Pro Day

Pro Day gives outside linebacker a chance to improve draft stock.... read more »