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Questions abound for USC this spring


The countdown began as soon as USC departed El Paso, Texas, on New Year’s Eve. The countdown continued in earnest as head coach Lane Kiffin announced a perhaps less-than-desirable recruiting class on national signing day. But the countdown to the 2013 season now takes a backseat. Cue spring practice. Battered and bruised after a 7-6 […]

No. 1 Notre Dame, in a 22-13 win, keeps Trojans at bay


Given the opportunity to upset No. 1 Notre Dame in the 84th edition of the storied intersectional rivalry, USC flashed the talent and explosiveness that emboldened many preseason prognosticators to ticket the Trojans — not the Irish — for a date in January’s BCS national championship game in Miami. Unfortunately, the Trojans were once again […]

Life after Tre Madden’s injury


In a number of ways, it’s been a bit of a quiet spring for USC. Senior quarterback Matt Barkley has taken fewer reps in order to allow redshirt freshmen signal callers Cody Kessler and Max Wittek to spend more time with the first team unit. Both are competing for the backup spot. Junior All-American wide […]

Max Browne changes QB battle


The quarterback situation at USC just got a little bit more interesting. On Wednesday night, quarterback Max Browne of Skyline High School in Sammamish, Wash., verbally committed to USC, after a three-day unofficial visit to campus. According to Rivals.com, Browne is the No. 1 overall prospect at his position in the 2013 class. The 6-foot-5, […]

Backup QB debate heats up


Spring football is in full effect on the USC campus. Last Saturday, the USC football team held its first scrimmage at the Coliseum. With the clock counting down until the conclusion of spring practice and the imminent season opener on Sept. 1, now is the time for the Trojans to start prepping for the future. […]