WeAreSC links: Trojans preseason No. 1?

Erik McKinneyInsider: With big official visit weekends on deck and roster spots that need to be cleared in order to comply with NCAA sanctions, it's a tricky time for Trojans coaches.

Garry PaskwietzInsider: Matt Barkley's return, along with a host of others, has USC poised for a return to national title-contender status.

TransferInsider: Garry Paskwietz gives his analysis on the transfer of receiver Kyle Prater.