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.
The Bruins scored three touchdowns off Cavalier miscues in the second quarter en route to season-opening victory.
Between NCAA sanctions and a dismaying spate of injuries, Southern California is struggling just to field a team for the second half of the season.
Tyler Gaffney ran for 171 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 13 Stanford smothered Brett Hundley and ninth-ranked UCLA 24-10 on Saturday.
Army, Navy and Air Force might be forced to skip their football games next weekend because of the partial government shutdown.
Kylie Fitts, one of the top defensive ends in the class of 2013, committed to UCLA in an announcement Tuesday night.
Sophomore Marqise Lee of the USC Trojans was awarded the Fred Biletnkoff as the most outstanding collegiate football receiver.
Not much about Matt Barkley’s senior season at Southern California has gone according to plan.
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott says DirecTV officials “have dug in their heels” and he sees no reason for optimism that the satellite provider will add the new Pac-12 networks to their service.
Brett Hundley passed for 183 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 68 yards and another score, and UCLA’s defense largely shut down Utah in a 21-14 victory Saturday.
Even without Andrew Luck, Stanford still has every answer for Matt Barkley and Southern California.
It took everything Stanford had with the eventual No. 1 pick in the NFL draft to outlast Southern California in three overtimes last year.
Former Trojan star running back Stafon Johnson has settled a lawsuit with his alma mater of USC after alleging that mistakes made by a strength and conditioning coach during a weight lifting session that caused major injuries to his neck/throat.
A comeback victory at Colorado has Washington State off to its best start since 2006, and coach Paul Wulff is not about to replace his quarterback.
The Pac-12 still has just three teams in the latest AP Top 25, with Stanford #7, Oregon #9, and Arizona State at #22.