WeAreSC staffers discuss topics relating to USC's game at Stanford on Saturday. Key to the game Garry Paskwietz: Maintain offensive creativity. One of the brightest spots of the USC victory over Fresno State was how varied and unpredictable the USC offense was, thanks to the game plan put together by Steve Sarkisian and the coaches.
The USC Trojans came out in helmets and shorts on Friday and took part in a practice session that head coach Steve Sarkisian said mirrored what the team's Thursday workouts will look like during the season.
LOS ANGELES -- With the recent season-ending ACL injury to Kenny Bigelow, a talented redshirt freshman defensive tackle, it makes a USC Trojans fan ponder which players on offense and defense head coach Steve Sarkisian cannot afford to lose?
Here's our look back at the Trojans' progress during spring. MVP Garry Paskwietz: Nelson Agholor Johnny Curren: Agholor Greg Katz: Agholor, Hayes Pullard Curren: From the start of spring ball to last Saturday's finish no other player performed at such a sky-high level, and with such consistency, as Agholor.
LOS ANGELES -- USC Trojans true freshman offensive left guard Toa Lobendahn stood in the west end zone of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and wondered if he had really started in the annual spring game on Saturday in front of 17,500 tanning, cardinal and gold-clad fans.
Determined to find a greater level of success against those uptempo, spread offenses that have shredded USC in recent years, Clancy Pendergast was brought in this past offseason by Lane Kiffin to replace his father, Monte Kiffin, as the team's defensive coordinator.
WeAreSC staffers discuss Saturday's USC-Stanford game: What is the key matchup? Garry Paskwietz: You can really pick either side of the line as the key match-up for this game because both will be so important.