USC Trojans Articles

Much is made of revenge in college football. By itself, revenge is a fickle mate. The idea that one game can make up for another is a notion that permeates the sport. Clemson loses to Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship...
Josh Webb
2 months ago
College Football Top 25: Sam Darnold, USC Trojans Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The second weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football
Week 2 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. And once again, a Saturday full of action didn't disappoint. Oklahoma upset Ohio State in Columbus, Clemson...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Sam Darnold, USC Trojans Football
Non-conference play usually dominates the first month of the college football season, but the Pac-12 has one of Week 2’s best games, as Stanford travels to Los Angeles to take on USC on Saturday night. The Trojans were considered by some to...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Orlando Brown
College football welcomed us back in thrilling fashion during Week 1 and shows no signs of stopping with a terrific slate of powerhouse matchups. Whether it’s an SEC team going up against Touchdown Jesus, the defending national champions...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Forget Mayweather-McGregor, and all due respect to Canelo Álvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin, but the most hard-hitting bout of late summer 2017 just might be Stanford-USC, an annual series with rivalry bona fides.   USC head coach Clay Helton...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Tom Herman
The first full week of the 2017 college football season had a bit of everything. We saw some offenses that lit up the scoreboards, some defenses that held their ground and some upstarts pull off a couple of upsets.   Week 2 has a few...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football
Week 2 of the 2017 college football season features several intriguing matchups, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the second weekend of action. Due to the NFL opener, the Week 2 slate features only one...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
TaQuon Marshall, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Football
Quarterback play is always under the spotlight during the preseason or throughout the course of a regular season for all 130 college football teams. This process starts in high school, as evaluating prospects and how they will translate to FBS play...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kevin Sumlin
A year ago heading into the college football season, just about everybody was labeling Week 1 as the greatest opening act in the sport’s history. It wasn’t hard to see why with powerhouse program meeting powerhouse program just about...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Josh Rosen, UCLA Bruins Football
Week 1 of the 2017 college football season lived up to the hype. With several marquee matchups in the opening weekend, the action at the FBS level didn't disappoint. Alabama remained the team to beat after a win against Florida...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
College Football Top 25: Jalen Hurts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The first weekend of the 2017 season didn't disappoint. Alabama knocked off Florida State in...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kellen Moore
Most college football teams with a shot at success start their season off with a tune-up or two, but a handful play their fellow ranked opponents on a neutral site. This is just one of many efforts over the past four decades to bring a “bowl...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
Clay Helton
What a year it was for the USC Trojans in 2016. After opening their season with a thorough and humiliating loss to Alabama, the Men of Troy would also fall to Stanford and Utah before rattling off nine straight wins, including a dramatic come-...
Josh Webb
2 months ago
Sam Darnold
The college football season is almost upon us and while it may technically start in late August, it’s the month of September that is the heart of the action on the gridiron. Featuring the bulk of the non-conference matchups and several...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
College football is back in our lives and judging by the Week 1 schedule, better than ever. This year’s slate has just about everything you can want, from blue blood matchups to intriguing meetings of schools from vastly different parts of...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
College Football Picks: Jalen Hurts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Week 1 of the 2017 college football season features several intriguing matchups, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the opening weekend. A handful of games kick off the Week 1 slate on Thursday night,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
All-Name Team College Football 2017
With 130 teams in the FBS and around 100 players on a roster, there are certainly some interesting names that pop-up throughout the course of production for Athlon's 2017 college football magazine.   We took a look through the...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Lane Kiffin
Even if they do not win a national championship, most preseason No. 1 college football teams finish with one to three losses and plenty of success. The season may not have lived up to their fans’ expectations, but it was at least respectable...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
Brent Stockstill, MTSU Blue Raiders Football
Week 1 of college football’s 2017 season features a hefty 87-game slate. Of course, even though it's tough to keep up with 87 games over a couple of days, we won’t complain about having college football back and games on every...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
The college football season began last weekend with a nice appetizer of five games that featured at least one FBS team. This week, the season begins in earnest with a full slate of games, headlined by four matchups on our list of the top 50 games...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
Bobby Bowden
Before the BCS and the College Football Playoff, being the preseason No. 1 team was a big deal. During the era where rankings were a war of attrition and the best college football teams rarely played each other outside of their conference, a...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
College football’s long offseason is officially over. The 2017 season kicked off with a small, five-game slate of games for Week 0 on Saturday, Aug. 26. While the five contests provided an excellent appetizer, the season kicks into full...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Myles Gaskin
The nine-game conference schedule, historic non-conference matchups and some upset potential dates highlight a loaded 2017 slate in the Pac-12 Conference.   The new season begins with lofty expectations for a few teams out west, namely...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Deondre Francois, Florida State Seminoles Football
The start of the 2017 college football season is just a day away with five games slated for Saturday, Aug. 26. The official Week 1 slate is packed with intriguing matchups, starting with games on Thursday, Aug. 31 and continuing to Monday,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago

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