The USC Trojans may have been named the preseason's No. 1 college football team according to ESPN’s College Football Live, but if they want to keep their record pristine in 2012, they will have to avoid trap games. By that, I mean that USC will have to win against their underdog opponents and steer clear of any upsets.
Although most of the country will be tuned into the Trojans’ matchups against the likes of Oregon and Stanford, their supposed “shoo-in” victories will either make or break USC this season.
So, let’s take a look at those underdog opponents that the Trojans can’t underestimate in 2012.