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.
The crosstown rivalry game is just a day away as USC and UCLA get ready to battle in the Rose Bowl Saturday
Defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox tried to downplay it as a typical Wednesday morning practice at No. 24 Southern California, only with “more people on the sideline,” but the return of defensive back Josh Shaw from suspension made it anything but.
Southern California has held a narrow lead in the final moments of a conference game four times this season.
If Javorius Allen was surprised to receive criticism from his head coach after his third 100-yard rushing game of the young season, Southern California’s top running back didn’t show it.
USC Athletics Director Pat Haden Monday was fined $25,000 by the PAC-12 for his inappropriate conduct during the Trojans’ game against Stanford, the conference said.
Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian regrets asking athletic director Pat Haden to come down to the field at Stanford Stadium for what turned into a confrontation with game officials.
David Shaw and Steve Sarkisian made clear that any animosity between them is history now that the latter has moved on to coach at Southern California.
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.
With one player indefinitely suspended after lying about how he sustain injuries, and a second quitting after calling the Trojans’ new coach a racist, USC’s football team has seen its share of turmoil before the kickoff of its 2014 season.
A day after Josh Shaw was suspended from all team activities with USC, coach Steve Sarkisian struck a conciliatory tone when asked about the cornerback’s future with the Trojans.
Cody Kessler’s head has finally stopped spinning after a Southern California season featuring four head coaches, interminable drama and — somehow — 10 victories.
Even though the USC Trojans are picked to finish second behind UCLA in the Pac-12 South, much attention at the conference’s media day was pointed towards first-year head coach with the Trojans Steve Sarkisian.
Steve Sarkisian said his first day of spring practice as USC’s new football coach “felt different.” It’s no surprise given how his approach represents a significant stylistic change for the team.
USC landed a top-10 class headlined by three final-day commitments from Los Angeles-area prospects Wednesday.