| Jul 23, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Leonard Williams saw the projections and heard the talk.
USC's junior defensive lineman is regarded as a first-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft. One way-too-early prognostication had him going No. 1 overall.
Williams said Wednesday he has put the...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Tony Orlando may have had the best line on impending prison release: "I'm coming home, I've done my time."
USC returns home Tuesday, and it's a new dawn. Tie a yellow ribbon around the old Felix Chevrolet sign.
USC won't forget what the NCAA so...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:35 AM
This wasn't the kind of shutout University of Texas football fans had in mind.
For the first time since 1937, the school failed to produce a single pick in the NFL draft.
That's right, Texas is in another depression.
In fact, it wasn't a great...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:52 PM
A look at USC’s football records in Pete Carroll’s last four seasons as coach, and the four years since he left:
YEAR W-L CONF. POSTSEASON (BEFORE SANCTIONS)
2006: 11-2, 7-2; defeated Michigan, 32-18, in Rose Bowl
2007: 11-2, 7-2;...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:21 PM
USC, as of Tuesday, is officially free.
Its NCAA probation period, the final vestige of penalties that were among the most severe in college sports history, will be complete.
“It's been a long four years,” Athletic Director Pat Haden said....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:14 PM
Two weeks remain in USC's spring practice, and Coach Steve Sarkisian indicated Tuesday that he would announce a starting quarterback before the Trojans conclude workouts April 19.
"I would suspect we'll do it before the end of spring," Sarkisian said....
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Four months ago, Clay Helton was drawing up a postseason game plan and overseeing USC's staff as interim coach of the Trojans.
He guided USC to a Las Vegas Bowl victory over Fresno State in December, and was subsequently rewarded when new Trojans...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Kevon Seymour finished the 2013 season in style.
The USC cornerback was selected defensive player of the game in the Las Vegas Bowl after deflecting a pass and making seven tackles in the Trojans' rout of Fresno State.
The 6-foot, 175-pound junior...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Of the top two teams in the final regular-season ranking, one almost got left out of the preseason rating and the other didn't win a Southeastern Conference game last season. Who said picking champions was easy? Rankman's preseason top two, Stanford and...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:30 PM
LAS VEGAS — They played under or met four USC head coaches in less than three months.
They shed tears of elation in a frenzied victory celebration after beating Stanford at the Coliseum, tears of sorrow on the steps of the McKay Center as a...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:39 PM
The search for USC's next defensive line coach continues.
Trojans Coach Steve Sarkisian said Tuesday that he recently reached out to Ed Orgeron regarding the seemingly hard-to-fill position.
Sarkisian thought he had completed his staff last week...