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2016 Schedule
10-3, 2nd in Pac 12 - South
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2016 season grades: USC

It took a while to find their stride, but the Trojans gained momentum and won the Rose Bowl in Clay Helton's first season.

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2017 Football Class Rankings

National signing day is rapidly approaching, and the combination of multiple commitments along with the release of the final ESPN 300 player rankings has spurred changes throughout the class rankings. Ranks 11-20 (Insider)

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USC has several players make top 50

The Trojans have three players represented in the final #CFBrank top 50, including: Adoree' Jackson (No. 15, DB); Sam Darnold (No. 21, QB); and JuJu Smith-Schuster (No. 31, WR). Final #CFBrank

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USC has several players make top 50

The Trojans have three players represented in the final #CFBrank top 50, including: Adoree' Jackson (No. 15, DB); Sam Darnold (No. 21, QB); and JuJu Smith-Schuster (No. 31, WR). Final #CFBrank

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is USC's schedule in 2017: Sept. 2 vs Western Michigan; Sept. 9 vs. Stanford; Sept. 16 vs Texas; Sept. 29 at Washington State; Oct. 7 vs Oregon State; Oct. 14 vs Utah; Oct. 21 at Notre Dame; Oct. 28 at Arizona State; Nov. 4 vs Arizona; Nov. 11 at Colorado; Nov. 18 vs UCLA

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CFP stars Nos. 1 and 2 in post-bowl #CFBRank (1:06)
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Replacing the Pac-12 NFL draft early entries

Filling the void left by Christian McCaffrey's departure will fall to Bryce Love at Stanford; he's not the only Pac-12 player with big shoes to fill.

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Deontay Burnett: look for him in 2017

Burnett burst onto the scene for USC during the Rose Bowl Game, catching 13 passes for 164 yards and three touchdowns against Penn State. 10 bowl breakout stars (Insider)

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Pac-12 NFL draft early-entry winners and losers

Oregon and Washington State should feel good about their returning players, but the same can't be said for Stanford after it lost Christian McCaffrey.

Erik McKinney ESPN Staff Writer 

USC added another big man to its recruiting class as three-star offensive guard Jalen McKenzie announced his commitment to the Trojans on Monday night. McKenzie is the son of Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and the younger brother of Tennessee defensive tackle Kahlil McKenzie, the No. 26 overall prospect in the 2015 class. McKenzie is commitment No. 18 for USC in the 2017 class.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC CB Adoree' Jackson announced he will enter the NFL draft.

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How the fruits of recruiting spell T-I-T-L-E

Luginbill, Haubert & Schick examine how recruiting led to Clemson's title, teams to watch before Signing Day & Paul Biancardi talks Hoophall Classic, featuring ESPN100s top 5.

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The 2016-17 All-Bowl team

From Deshaun Watson to Jonathan Allen to Dalvin Cook, it was a bowl season filled with spectacular performances. Here are the best of the best.

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Rose Bowl among bowl season's best

Who said non-playoff bowl games can't be great? The Rose Bowl proved that bowl games can be both exciting and breathtaking, as USC's 52-49 win over Penn State can attest. Ranking the 42 bowl games

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Can USC, Helton close strong with 2017 class?

Unlike predecessors, Clay Helton has a quiet recruiting style. USC closed strong last year, but to keep momentum going, he needs to do it again.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Finally back home and it just hit me that I may have seen two of the best college football games ever within one week. So far, so good 2017.

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USC makes huge leap in final rankings

From a 1-3 start to a No. 3 final ranking. The Trojans' Rose Bowl rally was a microcosm of momentum that should carry into next season. Power Rankings

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Finebaum: College rankings & Rams' future

Did the absence of Lane Kiffin make a difference for Alabama? Plus, SEC football analyst Paul Finebaum talks about the thought of Nick Saban coaching the Rams and where USC will be rated at the start of next season.

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