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10-3, 2nd in Pac 12 - South

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68 days until college football kickoff: USC quarterback Sam Darnold posted a Power 5-best 68.1 QBR when pressured last season. The next best QBR on such plays was 56.3 (Nebraska's Tommy Armstrong, Jr.).

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USC's biggest headache: Josh Rosen

After playing 11 games in 11 weeks, the Trojans will face UCLA's star quarterback in rivalry week with potential Pac-12 championship implications.

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5dCraig Haubert

Scout's Take: Center Justin Dedich to USC

The Trojans have secured their second commitment in the last 24 hours, getting a pledge from Justin Dedich -- the nation's No. 3-rated center.

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Who is the future coach on each Top 25 team?

Kyle Bonagura believes that a key cog on USC's defense is the current Trojan most likely to don a headset when his playing days come to a close.

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81 Days to college football kickoff: In 1981, USC's Marcus Allen became the first running back in major college history to rush for 2,000 yards in a season. It would propel him to the Heisman Trophy that season.

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USC has another versatile corner

Michigan's Jabrill Peppers and USC's Adoree' Jackson were two of the nation's most versatile players last season. Look for Jack Jones to emerge as another do-everything Trojans star.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Coaches from Michigan and Ohio State, as well as five other Big Ten teams, will be in attendance at USC's Rising Stars satellite camp on June 11. The camp boasts over 30 colleges and 10 plus conferences that will be coaching at the event, including the Wolverines, Buckeyes, Wisconsin, Michigan State, Northwestern and Vanderbilt among others.

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Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC commit Matt Corral has one of the strongest arms in the Class of 2018. He was one of the top performers at the Elite 11 finals and earned an invitation to The Opening later this month.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

The group of 24 quarterbacks who competed at the Elite 11 finals in Southern California over the weekend has been whittled down to 12 guys who will participate at The Opening in Oregon at the end of the month. Here's the full list of who was selected: Trevor Lawrence (Clemson), Justin Fields (Penn State), Tanner McKee (uncommitted), Jack Tuttle (Utah), Devin Leary (N.C. State), Tyler Shough (uncommitted), Cammon Cooper (Washington State), Quincy Patterson (Virginia Tech), Jarren Williams (Kentucky), Matt Corral (USC), Justin Rogers (TCU) and Dorian Thompson-Robinson (UCLA).

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

With Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen at USC and UCLA respectively, it will be an interesting season in Los Angeles to watch quarterback play. Beyond that, the future is bright with Matt Corral (USC, left) and Dorian Thompson-Robinson (UCLA, right) arriving next season. Both have been impressive at this weekend's Elite 11 finals.

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25dKC Joyner

Which is the best USC team of all time?

Clay Helton has the Trojans back in the national limelight, but not quite in the conversation about the best USC teams ever. But Pete Carroll's great 2000s teams certainly belong in that debate.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas at USC on Sept. 16 will kick off at 7:30 pm CT on FOX

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USC over/under set at 9.5 wins

Las Vegas isn't confident that the Trojans will improve on their 10-3 campaign that ended with a win at the Rose Bowl.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

I'm told that seventh-round draft pick Stevie Tu'ikolovatu has agreed to terms with the Bucs on his rookie contract and will sign later today. That's two down, four to go for Bucs rookies.

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No surprises here: Alabama is the favorite to win the 2017 national championship, according to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Ohio State has the second-best odds. Of the three teams tied for third-best chances, only Florida State has appeared in the College Football Playoff.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Tear the hospital up: Steelers rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster and Malik, a patient at Pittsburgh Children's Hospital, perform 'JuJu On That Beat.' Steelers rookies appeared at the hospital from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for games and pictures.

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35dMatt Bowen

Everything to know about the best 2018 NFL QB prospects

The 2018 NFL draft is loaded with top-tier QB talent such as USC's Sam Darnold and Wyoming's Josh Allen. Matt Bowen takes an early look at what four of the top passers have shown thus far and where they still need to improve.

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37dMel Kiper Jr.

Way-too-early 2018 rankings: Sam Darnold

The USC redshirt sophomore has serious competition at his position in the 2018 NFL draft. Where does he rank among underclassmen QBs?

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Steelers rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster says former USC and Steeler legend Troy Polamalu reached out to him after he was drafted, which surprised him. According to Smith-Schuster, Polamalu said, "Anything you need, I'm out here in Pittsburgh. Let me know."

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38dKyle Bonagura

Three offseason questions: USC Trojans

USC regularly receives offseason hype, but this time it feels deserved. Still, can Sam Darnold build on his fine debut? And can the O-line get healthy?

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Steelers sign second-round pick JuJu Smith-Schuster. Five of eight draft picks signed. First-rounder T.J. Watt has yet to sign. The team also signed WR Canaan Severin and QB Bart Houston, releasing LB Akil Blount and QB Nick Schuessler as corresponding moves.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

The Colts have signed fourth-round pick offensive tackle Zach Banner. The Banner signing means the Colts have signed four of their eight draft picks.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Will Ferrell '90 will deliver the main address at USC's 134th commencement ceremony on Friday.

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