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Members of the USC Trojans run off the field after warmups for the game with the UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl on November 22, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

USC’s Young Offensive Line Gaining Valuable Experience

Southern California offensive line coach Tim Drevno refers to his freshmen as “rookies.” After a dismal performance against rival UCLA, Drevno needs them to play like veterans against Notre Dame.

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USC’s Shaw Returns To Practice, But No Word On Playing Time

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.

11/19/2014

Josh Shaw of the USC Trojans seen here on Nov. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Shaw Reinstated By USC After No Charges Are Filed

Josh Shaw, the suspended USC cornerback who injured both of his ankles in August and then fabricated a story about how it happened, was reinstated to the football team Tuesday afternoon.

11/18/2014

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Bruin Statue On UCLA’s Campus Vandalized In Anticipation Of Rivalry Game

College football Rivalry Week has touched down in Los Angeles, and USC fans appear to have been the first to let everyone know it this year.

11/14/2014

Quarterback Carson Palmer #3 of the Arizona Cardinals is taken off the field on a cart after being injured in the third quarter of the NFL game against the St. Louis Rams at University of Phoenix Stadium on November 9, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Former Trojan Palmer Goes Down With Possible Torn ACL

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer left with an injured left knee early in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Rams.

11/09/2014

Head coach Steve Sarkisian of the USC Trojans on the sidelines during the college football game against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona. The Trojans defeatred the Wildcats 28-26. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Sarkisian Laments USC’s Lack Of Finishing Touch

Southern California has held a narrow lead in the final moments of a conference game four times this season.

10/29/2014

Chad Wheeler #72 of the University of Southern California Trojans moves to block Stephon Tuitt #7 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on October 19, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated USC 14-10. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

USC Loses Wheeler For Season With Knee Injury

Southern California left tackle Chad Wheeler will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his right knee.

10/26/2014

Quarterback Cody Kessler #6 of the USC Trojans throws a pass against the Colorado Buffaloes at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on October 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kessler Quietly Having Standout Year At No. 20 USC

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.

10/22/2014

Defensive back Jordan Simone #38 of the Arizona State Sun Devils can't stop running back Javorius Allen #37 of the USC Trojans from getting the ball over the endzone line for a touchdown in the second quarter of their game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on October 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Arizona State Stuns No. 16 USC 38-34 On Game-Ending Touchdown

Jaelen Strong caught a 46-yard touchdown pass from Mike Bercovici as time expired, and Arizona State scored three TDs in the final 3:53 to shock No. 16 Southern California 38-34 on Saturday night.

10/04/2014

Running back Javorius Allen #37 of the USC Trojans is pursued by safety Ryan Murphy #25 of the Oregon State Beavers in the second half at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. USC defeated Oregon State 35-10. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Allen, Davis Look To Run Wild For No. 16 USC

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.

09/30/2014

Chris Gant #81 of the Hawaii Warriors juggles as pass as he is tackled by Brian Baucham #30 of the USC Trojans at Los Angeles Coliseum on September 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Injured Former USC Player Sues School, Kiffin

Former Southern California cornerback Brian Baucham is suing the school and former coach Lane Kiffin, alleging he was forced to play in a game while ill.

09/22/2014

Quarterback Cody Kessler #6 of the USC Trojans celebrates his touchdown pass to Adoree' Jackson #2 of the USC Trojans to take a 31-7 lead over the Fresno State Bulldogs during the second quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on August 30, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

USC’s Kessler Misses Part Of Workout With Toe Procedure, Will Play Saturday

Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler missed part of practice Tuesday to undergo a procedure on one of his toes.

09/02/2014

USC coach Steve Sarkisian said Thursday that it was possible suspended cornerback Josh Shaw could return to the team before the end of the season.(credit: CBS)

USC Fans React To Turmoil As Season Kicks Off

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.

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Josh Shaw of the USC Trojans seen here on Nov. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

USC’s Shaw Suspended After Admitting To Lying About Injuries, Rescue

USC cornerback and recently named team captain Josh Shaw has admitted to lying about how he sprained both his ankles last weekend, saying that his original story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew was a lie.

08/27/2014

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USC’s Goal: Get Back To Normal Under Sarkisian

Cody Kessler’s head has finally stopped spinning after a Southern California season featuring four head coaches, interminable drama and — somehow — 10 victories.

08/12/2014

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