Thursday practice: Video analysis

ESPNLosAngeles.com reporters Mark Saxon and Pedro Moura go over the essentials of the Trojans' game-week preparation in advance of this Saturday's game against UCLA, with thoughts on the importance of the game to the players on both squads and the importance of finishing off the season with a win. They also touch on recruiting implications and USC's week of practice heading into the game.

See the video here, and join Saxon, Moura and ESPNLA.com UCLA reporters Peter Yoon and Blair Angulo on ESPNLA.com Friday beginning at noon PT for a live chat talking everything USC-UCLA: