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Washington or USC: Which Program Made the Better Coach Hire?

By Steven Lassan, 8 months 3 weeks ago
The Pac-12 is a conference on the rise, and the league was strengthened during this year’s coaching carousel. Washington hired Chris Petersen away from Boise State to replace Steve Sarkisian, who left to take over at USC.Boise State had success in the years prior to Petersen taking over, but the California native guided the program to new heights, including two BCS bowl victories. Petersen...

Grading USC's Hire of Steve Sarkisian: Did the Trojans find the right fit?

By Steven Lassan, 8 months 4 weeks ago
After a five-year run as Washington’s head coach, Steve Sarkisian is headed home, as the 39-year-old coach is Pat Haden’s pick to lead USC back to national prominence.Sarkisian was a logical choice to be USC’s next coach. The California native served as an assistant under Pete Carroll and coached for the last five seasons in the Pac-12 at Washington.Did USC make the right hire...

Sarkisian named new USC coach, Orgeron leaving

By Anonymous (not verified), 8 months 4 weeks ago
Los Angeles, CA ( - USC hired Steve Sarkisian as its new head football coach on Monday, tabbing the Washington sideline boss over interim program leader Ed Orgeron in the wake of the Trojans' 21-point loss to crosstown rival UCLA over the weekend.Sarkisian, a top assistant under Pete Carroll at USC prior to his five-year stint with the Huskies, takes over a Trojans' team that...

USC Picks Steve Sarkisian as its Next Head Coach

By Steven Lassan, 8 months 4 weeks ago
USC’s coaching search is over. According to, Washington coach Steve Sarkisian is leaving Seattle for Los Angeles.Sarkisian went 34-29 in five seasons with the Huskies, including an 8-4 mark in 2013.Sarkisian worked at USC under Pete Carroll from 2005-08.  Breaking: Sarkisian taking USC Job via @247Sports— (@Realdawg247) December...

The Top Candidates to be USC Trojans' Next Coach

By Steven Lassan, 8 months 4 weeks ago
(STORY UPDATE: USC Picks Steve Sarkisian as its Next Head Coach) USC finished its regular season with a 35-14 defeat to UCLA, which moved the Trojans’ record to 9-4 overall. USC isn’t sure which bowl game it will play in, but there’s an even bigger question in Los Angeles: Who will be the next head coach?After Lane Kiffin was fired, USC was a team in disarray and just...

Pac-12 Week 14 Awards and Power Rankings

By Braden Gall, 8 months 4 weeks ago
The Civil War, Apple Cup, Battle for the Victory Bell, Territorial Cup and Rumble in the Rockies always make the final weekend of Pac-12 action exciting. The in-state and crosstown battles make the Pac-12's rivalries underrated nationally. However, the most that was on the line in all but one game was simply bragging rights — even in the historic Stanford-Notre Dame bout. The Duel in...

USC falls short in finale, losing 35-14 to UCLA

By Evan Buhler, 9 months 12 hours ago
Ed Orgeron's remarkable turnaround tale at Southern California didn't exactly have the storybook ending the Trojans wanted.

Bruins battle Trojans in heated rivalry

By Anonymous (not verified), 9 months 3 days ago
Los Angeles, CA ( - The Los Angeles Coliseum will be the site for a matchup of two ranked cross-town rivals, as the 22nd-ranked ULCA Bruins go up against the 23rd-ranked USC Trojans in a Pac-12 finale.Unfortunately for both of these teams this contest will not have any impact on the Pac-12 title chase. UCLA allowed Arizona State to wrap up the South Division last weekend as the...

Orgeron making his case for permanent USC job

By Evan Buhler, 9 months 3 days ago
Ed Orgeron has no idea how much longer he'll be the head coach at Southern California.

Pac-12 Week 14 Preview and Predictions

By Braden Gall, 9 months 4 days ago
Both Arizona State and Stanford are locked into the Pac-12 Championship Game, but there is still lots left to be accomplished out West in the final weekend of the regular season. Home-field advantage in the title game hangs in the balance in The Territorial Cup and in-state bragging rights are on the line in the Civil War, Apple Cup and the Battle for the Victory Bell.And, oh by the way,...