Since the first time Cody Kessler pulled on a Southern California jersey, the quarterback has known all about the impossible expectations that come with it.
Southern California was picked to win its first Pac-12 football title since 2008 in a preseason media poll Thursday.
Adoree’ Jackson scored on a 98-yard kickoff return and a 71-yard pass from Cody Kessler, and No. 24 Southern California blew most of an 18-point, third-quarter lead before beating No. 25 Nebraska 45-42 in the Holiday Bowl on Saturday night.
Cody Kessler passed for 372 yards and threw two of his six touchdown passes to George Farmer, leading Southern California to a 49-14 victory over Notre Dame in the 85th edition of the intersectional rivalry Saturday.
If you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.
Nelson Agholor caught a career-high 16 passes for 216 yards and two touchdowns, and Cody Kessler passed for 371 yards and four scores in Southern California’s 38-30 victory over California on Thursday night.
Cody Kessler threw for 400 yards and five touchdowns and Southern California beat Washington State 44-17 in rainy, foggy conditions on Saturday.
Travis Wilson threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Kaelin Clay with 8 seconds left to give No. 19 Utah a 24-21 victory over No. 20 Southern California on Saturday night.
Although Cody Kessler holds one of the highest-profile jobs in college football, his solid season as Southern California’s starting quarterback attracted surprisingly little attention until he threw seven touchdown passes last weekend.
Cody Kessler set a school single-game record with seven touchdown passes, throwing five in the first half of No. 22 Southern California’s 56-28 victory over Colorado on Saturday.
Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler missed part of practice Tuesday to undergo a procedure on one of his toes.
Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian’s debut as the Trojans’ head coach.
Cody Kessler’s head has finally stopped spinning after a Southern California season featuring four head coaches, interminable drama and — somehow — 10 victories.
With USC out of probation, Coach Steve Sarkisian will look to put the Trojans back on track as a national powerhouse. Cody Kessler will be the man at USC in the offense as he is the starter heading into 2014 season. As for the defense, all eyes will be on Leonard Williams. The two-time All-American defensive end will be a projected top 5 pick in the NFL draft. USC is projected to finish second behind UCLA to win Pac-12 South, according to the media.
Brett Hundley figured out the prime importance of UCLA’s annual crosstown showdown with Southern California when the Bruins quarterback won it last year on his first try.