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 928 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
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.
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.
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.
With national signing day in the books, RecruitingNation is looking at the top position classes. For the full series, click here. Nationally (and SEC) Not only did Alabama put together the best offensive line class in the 2014 cycle, but it's also one of the best in recent memory.
about 1132 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
Closing out signing day at No. 14 in Recruiting Nation's 2014 class rankings, new USC coach Steve Sarkisian and his staff did a remarkable job of not only grabbing the best players they could but of addressing their needs.
When Steve Sarkisian took the reins at USC in early December, he immediately began to assemble a coaching staff filled with assistants known for their prowess as recruiters, five of whom made the move from the University of Washington along with him.
about 1145 days ago | Johnny Curren | NCF On The Trail