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Student-athletes discuss life off the field

Members of USC’s football, soccer and basketball teams share experience and advice.... read more »

History on Trojans' side against Oregon State

It's been a while since USC lost to Oregon State at the Coliseum. More than half a century. In 1960, the Trojans lost, 14-0. They have since won 22 consecutive home games against the Beavers. So USC, which is coming off an open date, has an...... read more »

No. 18 USC Football Hosts Unbeaten Oregon State

No. 18 USC, coming off a bye, returns to Pac-12 action and closes out September play by hosting undefeated Oregon State under the lights. It's the front end of a 2-game homestand for Troy. The Trojans are looking to bounce back after being upset at Boston College two weeks ago. Although Troy holds a decided edge in its series with OSU, the teams ha... read more »

Bye week practice highlights

We have offensive line drill and wide receiver drill highlights from USC's bye week practice.... read more »

Scouting Diary: Oregon State

We take a close, in-game look at USC's next opponent, the Oregon State Beavers, in this scouting diary.... read more »

For Arizona St. QB Mike Bercovici, starting is part of backup's plan

Arizona State quarterback Mike Bercovici still chuckles at the thought. He was gone. Tempe was a memory. Watch his vapor trail. All that was left to determine after Taylor Kelly won the starting quarterback job in 2012 was where Bercovici would...... read more »

Opponent game diary: OSU-SDSU

Oregon State took down San Diego State in an impressive fashion. Will the Trojans be able to match up against the Beavers?... read more »

Oregon State's Sean Mannion preps for USC with record-setting game

USC next week will face an Oregon State quarterback coming off a record-setting performance. Sean Mannion became Oregon State’s all-time passing yards leader in the Beavers’ 28-7 victory over San Diego State on Saturday night at Corvallis, Ore. ...... read more »

A big day for the Big Ten, with one little exception: Michigan

What a comeback for old-time Big Ten football (except for Michigan). The proud, venerable league of Dick Butkus and Archie Griffin earned back some respect Saturday with an exceptional showing (except for Michigan). The future of Jim Delany's...... read more »

USC bye week practice photos

Before getting ready for Oregon State, the Trojans got to work on their own game with three competitive bye week practices.... read more »

Chuma Edoga signs financial-aid agreement with USC

USC experienced recent success when it ventured into Southeastern Conference country to recruit linemen. The Trojans plucked defensive end Leonard Williams from Florida and he developed into a star. Chuma Edoga, an offensive lineman from Georgia,...... read more »

Trojans have open date, but they will keep an eye on Oregon State

USC has an open date this week, but the Trojans will keep an eye on Oregon State’s game against San Diego State on Saturday night. USC plays Oregon State on Sept. 27 at the Coliseum. Oregon State, under Coach Mike Riley, is 2-0. The Beavers defeated...... read more »

Long route proves rewarding for USC's Bowman

LOS ANGELES – To understand the circuitousness of Gerald Bowman’s path from Philadelphia to USC, all you have to do is check his date of birth. Bowman is the only current Trojan – and undoubtedly the last – who was born in the 1980s....... read more »

Oral arguments set for NCAA's appeal in Todd McNair's defamation suit

An appeal hearing in the defamation lawsuit that former USC assistant coach Todd McNair filed against the NCAA is scheduled for next month in Los Angeles. The NCAA is seeking to have the California Court of Appeals overturn a Los Angeles Superior...... read more »

Florida State fans stand by their embarrassing man Jameis Winston

Chris Dufresne takes time out each Friday during the season to answer questions on college football. This week's topics: Jameis Winston's ongoing problems, Ohio State's key game, plus Brigham Young's and USC's schedules. Unbuckling the mailbag: ...... read more »

Letters: Trojans don't look strong in Boston

It looks like Pat Haden won't have to be concerned with pro-USC bias when he performs his duties with the College Football Playoff Selection Committee. Vaughn Hardenberg Westwood :: In light of USC's 20-yard rushing performance against the vaunted...... read more »

The War Room

In our bye week War Room we discuss USC early enrollees for the Trojans, give you an update on the Todd McNair case, how recruits reacted to the loss and the latest on Josh Shaw and his status with the team.... read more »

USC Now mailbag: The Boston College debacle is still on your mind

Welcome back to the USC Now mailbag, where you're still asking about USC's 37-31 defeat by Boston College and are already worried about the 2016 game against Alabama. Let's get to it.  Farzad asks: When is [USC Coach Steve Sarkisian] going to...... read more »

Darreus Rogers on the bye week

Wide receiver Darreus Rogers chats with Shannon Reiffen about BC, the bye week and looking ahead to Oregon State.... read more »

USC heads into the weekend on high note

The Trojan football team will begin preparation for Oregon State next week.... read more »

Sarkisian urges players to be on best behavior during time off

LOS ANGELES – Aside from a weightlifting session scheduled for Friday morning, USC’s players have the next three days off. The last time they had free time on a weekend, it didn’t end well. With the Josh Shaw situation and other recent events...... read more »

UCLA game was a trip down memory lane for Norm Dow

Norm Dow had an inkling about the topic before he came to the telephone. "I knew someone would be calling me," he said. Dow came to mind after Jerry Neuheisel replaced an injured Brett Hundley at quarterback and led UCLA to victory over Texas on...... read more »

Trojans work on their issues during bye week

USC spent three practice days attempting to put its collapse against Boston College behind it. With an open date Saturday, measuring improvement won't be possible until USC resumes its schedule Sept. 27 against Oregon State. But Coach Steve...... read more »

Steve Sarkisian talks midyear enrollees

USC head coach Steve Sarkisian commented on the signing of midyear enrollees Chuma Edoga , Cameron Smith and Ricky Town... read more »

High school football players sign up for new deal

Ricky Town and Josh Rosen do not regard themselves as trailblazers or trendsetters. But the high school quarterbacks recently adopted those roles. Both took advantage of a 2013 NCAA rule change that allows players on track to graduate early from...... read more »

10 BEST PAC-10/PAC-12 QBS from 1980 to Today

National Recruiting Analyst Brandon Huffman gives his picks for the best men to sling the ball in the Pac-10/Pac-12 since the '80s. Let the arguing begin!... read more »

New Premium Field Suites Open to Rave Reviews

USC has created an exciting new game day experience where Trojan fans can become part of the action. The Coliseum Field Suites and Field Club Seats provide one of the most unique fan experiences in college football today.... read more »

Ed Orgeron turned down coaching opportunity, report says

There will be no cookies for Nicholls State. Ed Orgeron, who served as USC's interim coach in 2013, recently turned down an opportunity to become Nicholls State's interim coach, reported.  After USC fired Lane Kiffin in September...... read more »

Three months for the price of one

Our special 60-days free offer ends this weekend. Don't miss out on this great deal!... read more »

USC coaches are on the road recruiting

USC has an open date Saturday, so Trojans coaches are spending the second half of the bye week on the recruiting trail. Five assistants were absent from Thursday's practice: Tee Martin, the receivers coach; Keith Heyward (defensive backs); Chris...... read more »

Trojans tackle Zach Banner says focus is on own team and no one else

Offensive tackle Zach Banner said USC isn't focused on past or future opponents during its bye week. "We need to just focus on ourselves and take care of us -- everything will fall into place," Banner said. "No one else matters." After a 37-31 loss to...... read more »

Sarkisian, Trojans using bye week effectively

Wide receiver Ajene Harris and defensive back Adoree’ Jackson make their mark.... read more »

Trampling by BC has given USC defense a bad name

LOS ANGELES – Monte Kiffin once brought the “Tampa 2” defense to USC. Clancy Pendergast followed with the “52.” Now, Justin Wilcox is known for the “452,” though he hopes that moniker won’t stick. Wilcox, USC’s first-year defensive...... read more »

Clarington resets recruitment

Rivals 250 4-star tight end Devonaire Claringtion says he has reset his recruiting process. Previously, he had named a top seven with the intentions of playing at tight end, but after transferring to Miami (Fla.) Booker T. Washington, he's played mostly at defensive end.... read more »

USC falls from the Times' Super 16 college football rankings

USC (at Ft. Sumter) replaces USC (at Ft. Figueroa) in the Super 16. The University of Southern Chickens lucked out when Georgia Coach Mark Richt opted not to hand the ball off to star tailback Todd Gurley inside the Gamecocks' five-yard line. That's...... read more »

USC works on shoring up the defense

It was a performance that brought back memories of famously poor USC defensive efforts against Arizona State in 2013 and Oregon in 2009, 2010 and 2012. Boston College gained 506 yards, 452 rushing, in its upset victory over the Trojans. First-year...... read more »

College football: It's a good week to reflect

It's mid-September and people are taking more summer vacation. What is this, France? UCLA players this week take a well-deserved break even though classes haven't started yet, while USC's bye week makes two straight if you count last week's effort...... read more »

USC cornerback Chris Hawkins looking for next interception

Chris Hawkins intercepted his first pass against Boston College. It was only a matter of time, the redshirt freshman said. “It was something I worked for a long time,” he said. “So it wasn’t surprising when it came. “Being my third game, and finally...... read more »

Wednesday Instant Analysis

On Wednesday we had big questions for Steve Sarkisian and Justin Wilcox about the strategy against Boston College.... read more »

Trojans get back to work following upset

USC’s football team had Monday off but held an up-tempo practice Tuesday.... read more »

Sarkisian, Trojans face the heat after loss to BC

LOS ANGELES – USC returned to the practice field Tuesday morning and sweated out some of the grief. The Trojans don’t play this week, a mixed blessing for a team coming off a devastating loss to Boston College. There’s no chance for quick...... read more »

2015 USC Football Schedule Announced

USC's 2015 football schedule has been announced by the Pac-12 and it features seven home games in the Coliseum, including meetings with crosstown rival UCLA, two-time defending Pac-12 champion Stanford and a Thursday night contest against Washington.... read more »

USC's Sept. 27 Home Football Game Vs. Oregon State To Kick At 7:30 p.m.

No. 17-ranked USC's home football game against Oregon State on Sept. 27 will kick off at 7:30 p.m. PT. It will air live nationally on ESPN.... read more »

Self-evaluation on agenda for Sarkisian, USC

It’s going to be a busy bye week for the Trojans. In the aftermath of USC’s bewildering 37-31 loss at Boston College, Coach Steve Sarkisian said he and his staff would spend the next several days evaluating various aspects of the team. They...... read more »

Roundtable: Reactions to USC vs. Boston College

Daily Trojan columnists react to USC’s shocking loss to Boston College, and the Trojans’ prospects moving forward.... read more »

Emotional BC shocks No. 9 USC, 37-31

The Trojans couldn’t hold the trenches and Boston College ran wild on USC’s defense for 452 yards.... read more »

USC Notes: Freshman mistakes prove costly

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – It was easy to forget amid the fanfare of USC’s 2-0 start just how young the Trojans are. Their youth showed during Saturday night’s 37-31 loss at Boston College. The offensive line, featuring three freshmen among the top...... read more »

Boston College runs USC out of town

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Boston College’s giddy fans stormed the field, eventually covering it. USC trudged off it, stunned, hurt and thoroughly defeated. The result – Boston College 37, No. 9 USC 31 – was surprising. The way it happened was...... read more »

No. 9 Trojans upset by Boston College

USC was outgained 506-337 in total yards.... read more »

Final: Boston College 37, No. 9 USC 31

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – It's hard to win any football game when you can't win at the line of scrimmage. USC lost that battle badly Saturday night. Boston College won the game. BC shocked No. 9 USC, 37-31, pushing the Trojans all over the...... read more »