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2017 Schedule
10-3, 2nd in Pac 12 - South
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Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC QB Sam Darnold knows there is no avoiding the high expectations that he will face individually and the Trojans will face as a team. "You should embrace things like that," he said.

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7dDavid Lombardi

Race for the South: USC

After finishing behind Colorado in the Pac-12 South last season, USC roars into 2017 with a division title, and much more, on its to-do list.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

USC cornerback Adoree' Jackson grew up near East St. Louis and still rooted for the Rams in their first year in Los Angeles (except when they played the Bills, who had some notable former Trojans). On the possibility of getting drafted by them: "I would just tell people -- they probably won't know -- I played for the St. Louis Rams. ... It wouldn't be bittersweet. I'd be excited. It would be a little bummer, because I'm not back home where I grew up, but I'd still be playing for my favorite team. Wherever they go, I'm there."

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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

USC WR JuJu Smith-Schuster, on partying, God, and simulating his career through Madden. ...

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Teams wanted to know how JuJu Smith-Schuster handles the LA life. "I don't drink, I don't smoke," he said. "But I do like to party. I'm 20 years old."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

JuJu Smith-Schuster created his own character in Madden and got drafted by the Bills. "But it was snowing in November, so I was like, 'I gotta get traded.' He demanded his release and went to the Raiders. He sounds excited about that.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

JuJu Smith-Schuster reaches up to get one at USC's pro day. No 40 for him today.

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Pros and cons of NFL Pro Day

What is to risk and what is to gain at NFL Pro Day? Plus, NFL Network's Bucky Brooks joins The Morning Show to explain why it's considered a big day for USC's JuJu Smith-Schuster and Zach Banner.

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Marinovich pleads guilty in public nudity case

Former Raiders QB Todd Marinovich pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges related to his arrest after he was seen trying to enter a stranger's home naked.

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Erik McKinney ESPN Staff Writer 

USC commits were on display during Sunday's Los Angeles Nike Opening Regional. Linebacker Raymond Scott took home his position's MVP award and both he and fellow linebacker and USC commit Palaie Gaoteote were invited to the Nike Opening Finals. USC was also represented well by quarterback Matt Corral, linebacker Bo Calvert and cornerback Marcus Johnson, as no program had as many committed players in attendance as the Trojans. Afterward, Scott and Gaoteote talked about what they saw on the field and what USC could be capable of on the recruiting trail.

Erik McKinney ESPN Staff Writer 

Ten invitations to Nike's The Opening Finals were extended following Sunday's regional camp in Los Angeles, matching the number of invites that went out at last year's camp. A record five linebackers from one camp were selected, as USC commits Raymond Scott --also the linebacker MVP -- and Palaie Gaoteote were joined by Solomon Tuliaupupu, Merlin Robertson and Jack Lamb. Defensive backs Bryan Addison and Olaijah Griffin, wide receivers Amon-Ra St. Brown and Chase Cota and offensive linemen Justin Dedich round out the group. Quarterbacks Dorian Thompson-Robinson and Utah come Jack Tuttle were selected to the Elite 11 Finals.

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Erik McKinney ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 2 overall prospect, wide receiver Jalen Hall, provides a snapshot of where his recruitment stands during Sunday's Nike Opening Regional in Los Angeles. All four California schools are in the mix along with a few national powers.

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USC: Trojans moving forward

Clay Helton discusses Sam Darnold's role on the team, the areas the Trojans plan to strengthen after last season's departures, signing day and how he keeps his team motivated.

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21dAdam Rittenberg

Ex-college stars pick their own replacements

Before last season's college stars head off to the pros, we cornered some of them at the NFL combine to find out who they think should take their place and why.

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