USC Trojans Articles

Athlon's College Football top 25 countdown for 2012 continues with No. 1 USC. The Trojans are off probation and hungry to return to national prominence.  Is Depth USC's Biggest Hurdle to a National Title in 2012? David Fox...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Athlon's College Football Top 25 countdown for 2012 concludes on Tuesday with the release of No. 1 and No. 2. LSU and USC were picked by Athlon's staff to play in the national championship game - but which team should be ranked No. 1? LSU or...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Ranking the coaches in any college football conference is a difficult task. Many factors play into just how successful a coach is at any school. How well are the assistants paid? Are the facilities up to par with the rest of the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Spring practice is wrapping up around the nation, which means the 2012 college football season is just around the corner. Athlon’s top 25 for 2012 kicks off on May 1 and ends in early June with our pick to win the national title. The SEC has won...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
The college football season is a couple of months away, but the countdown to 2012 has officially begun. Athlon Sports’ 2012 preseason annuals will be hitting newsstands in early June and its official top 25 countdown will begin on May 1...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
College football's 2012 season is still a couple of months away, but it's never too early to take a look at the schedules and highlight some of the key games. The Pac-12 slate once again features nine conference games for each team, while there...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
The 2012 NFL Draft takes place April 26-28 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Fans from all 32 teams are eagerly awaiting the annual event to see their squad add some new and exciting talent. Here’s our prediction for the first round...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
The 2012 college football season is still months away, but it's never too early to preview. Athlon continues its countdown to the upcoming season and spring previews by ranking the running backs in each of the BCS conferences. The...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
The 2012 college football season is still months away, but it's never too early to preview. Athlon continues its countdown to the upcoming season and spring previews by ranking the quarterbacks in each of the BCS conferences. The...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
by Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on twitter) and Braden Gall (@BradenGall) Ranking the coaches in any college football conference is a difficult task. Many factors play into just how successful a coach is at any school. How well...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The journey to claim the 2012 national title begins in February, March and April, as 124 college football teams open up spring practice over the next three months. Athlon will preview...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
-by Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman on twitter) No. 10: USC Trojans (16 total signees) Pac-12 Rank: 2nd Athlon Consensus 100 Signees: 7 National Signees: 10 Where They Got 'Em: USC has the luxury of being located in one of the best,...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) This was easily one of the more entertaining National Signing Days in history. And in stark contrast to years past, the dramatics had nothing to do with the nation’s top class. In fact, there was a...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman) It happens every year during college football’s recruiting season. Top gridiron prospects “verbally commit” to one school, and then change their mind (multiple times in some cases) before attending another...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
By Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) and Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven) Very Early 2012 Pac-12 Predictions Pac-12 North 1. Oregon Ducks (4 home, 5 road conference games) Key Returnees: RB Kenjon Barner, RB/WR DeAnthony Thomas, WR Josh...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) and Mark Ross The BCS just finished its 14th season of action, and has for the most part, been a major improvement on the previous bowl system. How do each of the 14 official champions stack-up against...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) Here at Athlon Sports it is never too early to start looking ahead to the 2012 football season. With an early Top 25 from Steven Lassan to what to expect from the defending champs and the 2012 LSU Tigers...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) With the BCS National Championship in the rearview, recruiting now takes center stage for the next three weeks. And one glance at the Athlon Consensus 100 will prove that it should be an electric ride...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) There is no doubt this is the Era of the Quarterback. Houston’s Case Keenum (152) and Boise State’s Kellen Moore (142) both broke Graham Harrell’s all-time NCAA record of 134 touchdown passes this...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) National Signing Day 2012 is just over one month away. With 11 of the top 20 players in the 2012 Athlon Consensus 100 — and exactly one-third of the entire list — still left uncommitted, the furious...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart and now Matt Barkley. USC’s recent tradition of quarterbacks sticking around for their senior season continued on Thursday with Matt Barkley’s announcement that he will...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (follow him @BradenGall) The BCS is wrapping up its 14th season of action and Athlon Sports is continuing its series of BCS rankings. We ranked the best performances of each BCS bowl game and we ranked the best teams of each BCS...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
  USC’s 2012 national title hopes hinge squarely on the NFL decision of two players – quarterback Matt Barkley and left tackle Matt Kalil. The Trojans were dealt their first blow for next season on Thursday night, as Kalil decided to forego his...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (follow at @AthlonBraden) The recruitment of the nation’s No. 4 prospect, two-way star lineman Arik Armstead, has been anything but smooth. The 6-foot-7, 280-pound stud from Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove committed to the...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (follow at @AthlonBraden) The BCS is wrapping up its 14th season of action and Athlon has dissected the numbers and reviewed the tapes of all six BCS conferences in order to rank the best each league has had to offer. Which...
Braden Gall
3 years ago

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