USC Football: Don't Look Now but the Trojans Defense Is Back

« Prev
1 of 9
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
USC Football: Don't Look Now but the Trojans Defense Is Back
Harry How/Getty Images
Leonard Williams

With all of the negativity surrounding USC's football program in 2013, wouldn't it be nice to find something for fans to smile about?

Of course, that "something" is coordinator Clancy Pendergast's defense, which has been a revelation so far this year.

Ranked No. 11 in the nation in total defense, Pendergast's unit has smothered this season's two opponents—Hawaii and Washington State—allowing an average of 226 yards overall.

In a season which has provided very little enjoyment for its fans, the Trojan defense has been the one thing they can take pride in.

So, expanding on the positive, let's take a look at what makes this defense so special.

And, while we do, we can forget—at least for a while—the myriad of other problems this team has.

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories

Follow USC Football from B/R on Facebook

Follow USC Football from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

USC Football

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.