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Utah ahead but one last look at CU

As much as the Trojans were looking forward to Saturday's matchup against Utah for first place in the Pac-12 South, it was hard not to look back at what Cody Kessler and his corps of receivers like JuJu Smith managed Saturday.... read more »

Trifecta in the South

One senior, one junior, and one sophomore are new five-star prospects on Scout…... read more »

Tuesday Instant Analysis

The Trojans are busy getting ready for a tough road test against division rival Utah. Ryan Abraham and Dan Weber have all the news and notes from Tuesday's practice.... read more »

Former USC center Marcus Martin could start for 49ers

Former USC center Marcus Martin could earn a start for the San Francisco 49ers. Coach Jim Harbaugh announced Monday that starter Daniel Kilgore would be placed on season-ending injured reserve because of leg injury. Harbaugh said Martin, the 49ers’...... read more »

Despite victory, USC's College Football Playoff odds remain same

USC routed Colorado, but the victory did not change the Trojans' odds of winning the College Football Playoff. USC, ranked 20th, remains 75-1, according to the betting website Bovada. The Trojans are 5-2 overall, 4-1 in the Pac-12 Conference. On...... read more »

USC recruiting update: Trojans offer legacy cornerback

Every Tuesday we will feature a USC recruiting update. Gardena Serra connection continues USC must wait until February to sign its 2015 recruiting class. But 2016 recruiting is well underway. Gardena Serra High juniors C.J. Pollard and Brandon...... read more »

USC football morning report

Quote of the day: "Nobody has reached out, but that's all right. I'm just the all-time leading scorer at the university."   -- LenDale White, on Saturday's incident at the Coliseum USC, ranked 20th, plays Utah on Saturday at the Coliseum. USC -- 5-2...... read more »

Kessler receives Pac-12 Player of the Week honor

The redshirt junior threw for 319 yards on his way to a USC-record seven scores.... read more »

USC begins preparation for top-20 battle

The No. 20 Trojans travel to Salt Lake City on Saturday to face the No. 19 Utah Utes.... read more »

Trojans' Kessler named Pac-12 Offensive Player of Week

USC quarterback Cody Kessler was named the Pac-12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week after setting a school record with seven touchdown passes against Colorado on Saturday. Kessler broke the previous mark of six set by predecessor Matt Barkley....... read more »

Plattenburg stepped up

A year ago, John Plattenburg was making plays on a high school football field in Texas. A year later, and Plattenburg finds himself starting for the USC Trojans on a sun drenched afternoon in Los Angeles.... read more »

Cody Kessler Named Pac-12 And Walter Camp National Offensive Player Of Week

For his school record-setting seven touchdown pass performance against Colorado, USC junior quarterback Cody Kessler was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week, as well as the Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week, the College Football Performance Awards National Performer of the Week and National Quarterback of the Week and the... read more »

Visits locked in for Marshall

Long Beach (Calif.) Poly five-star cornerback Iman Marshall announced he will officially visit Florida State, LSU, Michigan, Oklahoma and Notre Dame before making his college choice on signing day.... read more »

Richard 'Dick' Perry dies at 85; former USC athletic director

Richard "Dick" Perry, who was USC's athletic director for nine years from 1975 to 1984, died Sunday in Riverside of a stroke and heart attack, the university announced Monday afternoon. He was 85. The Trojans won 20 national team championships during...... read more »

USC could use a JuJu Smith encore when Trojans play Utah

USC receiver JuJu Smith turned in another big-production game at the Coliseum. Now the Trojans need the freshman to carry it over to on the road. The 20th-ranked Trojans play No. 19 Utah at Salt Lake City on Saturday night in a key Pac-12 Conference...... read more »

Could Pollard make a quick decision?

USC has built a very nice pipeline in to Gardena (Calif.) Serra and you probably shouldn't expect that to slow down any time soon. The Trojans are doing well with a couple of seniors on this years Cavs roster and are heavy leaders for junior safety C.J Pollard as well.... read more »

Kessler and Chen Named USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week

LOS ANGELES - USC quarterback Cody Kessler and women's golfer Doris Chen were each named USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of Oct. 13-19, on Monday, Oct. 20.... read more »

LenDale White isn't backing off comments about USC, Pat Haden

LenDale White is holding his ground. The former USC tailback, who was escorted out of the Coliseum by game security personnel and Los Angeles Police Dept. officers after the Trojans' victory over Colorado, said Monday that Athletic Director Pat Haden or...... read more »

USC's Hayes Pullard: Justin Wilcox is a great defensive coordinator

USC defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox has been under pressure from Trojans fans. Linebacker Hayes Pullard doesn’t understand why. “I don’t know why everybody is giving him a hard time,” said Pullard, who has played under three defensive coordinators...... read more »

The Peristyle Podcast

The Trojans took care of business against Colorado and still have the best conference record in the Pac-12. Coach Harvey Hyde and Dan Weber talk about the win and answer your questions about where this team is heading.... read more »

Pac-12 school pushing Arizona commit

Darick Holmes has been committed to Arizona since late March and he's completely happy with his decision but one other Pac-12 school has captured his attention.... read more »

JuJu talks Colorado

True freshman wide receiver JuJu Smith caught his first touchdown as a Trojan against Colorado. He talks to Keely Eure about his performance.... read more »

Five-star back from Oregon visit

Rasheem Green took his first official visit this past weekend to Oregon - a school he has visited before - and he said everything went well.... read more »

USC's Nov. 1 Football Game At Washington State To Kick At 1:30 p.m.

The No. 20-ranked USC football team's Nov. 1 road game at Washington State will kick off at 1:30 p.m. PT in Pullman, Wash. It will be televised live nationally on Pac-12 Networks.... read more »

Quarterback Cody Kessler selected Pac-12 offensive player of the week

USC quarterback Cody Kessler, who passed for a school record seven touchowns against Colorado, was selected as the Pac-12 Conference offensive player of the week. Kessler broke Matt Barkley’s USC record for touchdown passes in a game. Barkley passed for...... read more »

Trojans in the NFL: Carson Palmer leads Arizona Cardinals to victory

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer returned to familiar territory on Sunday. Palmer, who spent two seasons with the Oakland Raiders before he was traded to the Cardinals, completed 22 of 31 passes for 253 yards and two touchdowns with an...... read more »

USC football morning report: Trojans prepare for Utah

Stat of the day: Tailback Javorius Allen is the first Trojan -- since Reggie Bush in 2005 -- to rush 100 yards in six games. Bush rushed 100 yards eight times that season. USC, ranked 20th, plays 19th-ranked Utah on Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium in...... read more »

Daniels checks out OU

Dallas (Texas) Bishop Dunne Rivals250 defensive tackle Darrion Daniels took his first official visit over the weekend when he made his way to Norman to check out the Oklahoma Sooners.... read more »

USC seeking something special against Utah

Win or lose this season, USC coach Steve Sarkisian has zeroed in on an area in need of improvement. One week it was running backs making tacklers miss beyond the line of scrimmage. Another week it was increased activity from the defensive front...... read more »

Cowart impressed with Alabama

Alabama picked a good time to win in a rout as the nation's top prospect, Byron Cowart , was on hand for an official visit.... read more »

Kessler sets touchdown record as USC routs Colorado

Redshirt junior quarterback Cody Kessler threw seven touchdowns, a new record for USC, in a 56-28 blowout.... read more »

USC vs. Colorado Highlights

The Trojans move to 4-1 in the Pac-12 with a 56-28 victory over Colorado.... read more »

No. 20 USC Football Goes To No. 19 Utah

In a battle of Top 20 teams from the Pac-12's South Division, No. 20 USC travels to No. 19 Utah for a primetime showdown on FOX Sports 1. It is only USC's fourth trip ever to Salt Lake City and just the second since 1917. Rice-Eccles Stadium should be sold out for the 29th consecutive time. The Pac-12's top two rushers will be on the loose in the g... read more »

Photos: USC vs. Colorado

USC returned home and got the offense on track against Colorado.... read more »

Sack-happy Utah will try to turn Trojans into sad-sacks

USC doesn't have much time to bask in the afterglow of quarterback Cody Kessler's record-setting passing performance. The Trojans' 56-28 victory moved them up two spots to No. 20 in the Associated Press media poll Sunday, but up next is a No. 19 Utah...... read more »

Prospects react to FSU-ND

More than 50 of the country's top prospects were on hand in Tallahassee on Saturday for the Notre Dame-Florida State, which the Seminoles won in dramatic, come-from-behind fashion - a defensive stand sealing the victory. Here are some of the thoughts and reactions from prospects in attendance.... read more »

Steve Sarkisian addresses LenDale White incident with Pat Haden

USC Coach Steve Sarkisian said Sunday that he had spoken with Athletic Director Pat Haden about former Trojans running back LenDale White, who was escorted out from the Coliseum by game security personnel and Los Angeles Police Dept. officers after the...... read more »

Thrilling season makes it tough to predict college football's playoffs

Notre Dame was the last program you thought would screw up a simple throw and catch. The Fighting Irish didn't invent the forward pass, but certainly modernized it during a 1913 game against Army. Gus Dorais and Knute Rockne practiced all summer while...... read more »

LenDale White escorted out of the Coliseum

Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.... read more »

Breaking down USC's 56-28 victory over Colorado

USC defeated Colorado, 56-28, on Saturday at the Coliseum. Quarterback Cody Kessler passed for a school-record seven touchdowns as the Trojans improved to 5-2 overall, 4-1 in Pac-12 Conference play. Colorado fell to 2-5, 0-4. Kessler completed 19 of...... read more »

Trojans move up two spots to No. 20 in Associated Press media poll

USC’s 56-28 victory over Colorado helped the Trojans move up two spots to No. 20 in the Associated Press media poll. Quarterback Cody Kessler passed for a school-record seven touchdowns as the Trojans improved to 5-2 overall and 4-1 in the Pac-12...... read more »

Five things we learned in USC's victory over Colorado

USC defeated Colorado, 56-28, on Saturday at the Coliseum. Here are five things we learned in USC’s victory. Kessler can throw down field USC Coach Steve Sarkisian wanted more “explosive” plays on offense. Quarterback Cody Kessler delivered. ...... read more »

Cody Kessler talks Colorado

USC quarterback Cody Kessler talks about his record setting performance against Colorado.... read more »

USC Notes: JuJu Smith's diving catch sparks Trojans

LOS ANGELES – USC receiver JuJu Smith’s first catch Saturday afternoon was spectacular by any measure. He dove headlong to reach the ball, then pulled it in one-handed. That he had a sprained thumb on that hand made the grab truly special. Smith...... read more »

MILLER: Kessler-led rout felt like the old USC for a welcome change

LOS ANGELES – A week ago, I witnessed football at its incensed best – angry passion, insane eyes, veins bulging like only biceps normally do. And that was on the UCLA sideline, defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich displaying the composure of a lit...... read more »

Kessler & Co. answer the challenge

Throw it out there and trust your receivers to go get it, the coaches told Cody Kessler. So he did. Seven TD passes, a USC record, against Colorado in a 56-28 romp, made that a good bet for all around.... read more »

Kessler sets TD-pass record in USC romp

LOS ANGELES – This is how Cody Kessler’s Saturday night began: He directed the marching band. He high-fived fans. He raised his shiny, alternate helmet to the crowd. He chided teammate Su’a Cravens for failing to score a touchdown. Such were...... read more »

In Photos: USC defeats Colorado, 56-28

USC’s football team welcomed alumni back for Homecoming with an impressive rout over Colorado on Saturday. The No. 22 Trojans (5-2, 4-1 Pac-12) put up 28 points in the first quarter on their way to a 56-28 win. Read our coverage of the game for more details. Photos by Tony Zhou.... read more »

Kessler sets touchdown record as USC routs Colorado

Redshirt junior quarterback Cody Kessler set a USC record with seven touchdowns in the game.... read more »

Colorado Instant Analysis

The Trojans won a drama free game Saturday night in the Coliseum, defeating Colorado 56-28. Ryan and Dan break it down for you.... read more »