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We already knew that the Trojans would be hosting Arkansas State and Idaho and traveling to Notre Dame in the non-conference schedule, but now we know that the Trojans will host Washington and travel to Oregon. USC opens the season with four of five games at home, including what is sure to be another slobber-knocker when the Trojans face off with Stanford early in the season once again.
USC quarterback Cody Kessler throws a pass during the Trojans' loss to Boston College on Saturday. Kessler was sacked five times by the Eagles in the loss.
On September 9, USC Athletics was undefeated in head-to-head competition. The football, water polo, volleyball and soccer teams had combined for a record of 16-0-1.
USC senior running back turned defensive back D.J. Morgan announced today that he's leaving the USC football team to focus on track and field. He responded by clarifying that his retirement is solely from the USC football team, and that he remains hopeful of playing the in NFL someday.
It took 1,374 days from his commitment on December 11, 2010, but on Saturday night, wide receiver George Farmer finally got his long overdue first touchdown as a USC Trojan . Farmer's career has been well documented with disappointment and injury but for a few seconds during USC's 37-31 loss to Boston College on Saturday, all the attention on him was completely positive.
During the past month, the USC Trojans have been hit with more dilemma and problems within the program than they did the whole rest of the off-season. With the national coverage of defensive back Josh Shaw's false tale of heroic actions that led to his injury, and running back Anthony Brown leaving the team and calling Steve Sarkisian a racist, it has been a poor stretch for the team.
Following a tough loss to the Boston College Eagles, the USC Trojans return home 2-1 on the season sitting No. 17 overall in the most recent AP Poll.
Tell us when you've heard this one: The Trojans should utilize their tight ends more. Oh, sorry you weren't stopped.
Less than two months away from the start of the season, USC women's basketball has been dealt the loss of would-be senior point guard Ariya Crook , who was dismissed from the program for a violation of team and university policy. The Pac-12 Tournament Most Outstanding Player , propelling the Women of Troy to an NCAA berth winning four games in the span of four days, will not be returning to USC's basketball program following a much-improved 22-13 campaign.
After a much needed bye week following a lackluster loss to Boston College, the Trojans will play the first of eight straight Pac-12 games Saturday, September 27th against Mike Reilly's Beavers. Today it was announced that the USC vs. Oregon State game will be televised on ESPN, with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m. Pacific.
USC suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Boston College on Saturday night, losing 37-31 on the rained soaked turf of Alumni Stadium. Among several downfalls for the Trojans was their brutal performance on third down.
At the start of Week 2, the Philadelphia Eagles signed offensive lineman Kevin Graf from their practicing squad, which tied the Trojans with LSU. Center Marcus Martin, a third-round pick by the San Francisco 49ers, was the only Trojans offensive lineman selected in the 2014 NFL draft.
The Trojan defense struggled mightily to stop the run on Saturday, which was a big factor in their defeat. - Winslow Townson USC's loss to Boston College was disappointing, but a lot of it is fixable, and USC has the potential to be much better.
USC lost to Boston College on Saturday night while turning in their worst rushing performance since the 2000 Las Vegas Bowl, when they gained a single yard on the ground. Saturday night, they had 20 yards when you account for sacks.
If No. 9 USC is to contend for a Pac-12 title in 2014, it has plenty of questions to address coming off Saturday's 37-31 upset loss at Boston College.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:39 pm
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