Here are five storylines for the USC Trojans against Boston College on Saturday (8 p.m. ET, ESPN). 1. Our goal is to win the game: Seems silly to bring up such an obvious point, but it was good to hear Steve Sarkisian remind the media of just that.
about 923 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
LOS ANGELES -- As USC Trojans starting junior center Max Tuerk knows full well, executing a shotgun snap to his quarterback, is more than meets the eye. It's tantamount to playing the old game of Blind Man's Bluff.
LOS ANGELES -- Almost everyone agrees that a reconstructed and heavily scrutinized offensive line will be key to the USC Trojans' success this season. The responsibility for this unit rests with new offensive line coach Tim Drevno.
The WeAreSC staffers discuss various topics related to the opening of USC Trojans fall camp practices next Monday. Who will have the biggest camp impact? (offense/defense) Garry Paskwietz: Steve Sarkisian says this will be a physical run-first offense and that should mean plenty of opportunities for Buck Allen to establish himself early as a critical piece of the system.
about 967 days ago | Garry Paskwietz, Johnny Curren and Greg Katz | USC Trojans
Now that USC's entire incoming freshman class has had an opportunity to get their feet wet in the team's summer workouts, here's a player-by-player look at how those new arrivals have looked so far, and where they're fitting in.
The Trojans are under way with summer throwing sessions, and here are some thoughts based on what we've seen so far: 1. Organization: One of the first things to stand out when watching the workouts is noting how organized they are.
about 1011 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
USC has started voluntary summer throwing sessions, and it's a great time to see where players are at in terms of physical shape and also to gauge the work ethic of the players when no coaches are around.
about 1023 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
No position group at USC entered the spring surrounded by more uncertainty than the offensive line. With the key losses of Marcus Martin, Kevin Graf, John Martinez and Abe Markowitz, a new position coach in Tim Drevno, and the offense transitioning into Steve Sarkisian's up-tempo, shotgun-based attack, no one knew quite what to expect.
LOS ANGELES -- USC head coach Steve Sarkisian took his turn on the phone on Thursday during the Pac-12 football coaches teleconference, revealing that among his biggest concerns for the Trojans heading into the fall is finding the right combination along the offensive line.