1. Uninspiring Hire of Clay Helton Says Plenty About USC Under Pat Haden

    When Pat Haden returned to USC to be its athletic director, it was universally hailed as a stunningly respectable move for an athletic department that had been lax on making good decisions the past few years under former AD Mike Garrett...

    Bryan Fischer Written by Bryan Fischer about 10 months ago 61,545 reads 129 comments

  2. Did USC Make the Right Call Naming Clay Helton Permanent Head Coach?

    The USC Trojans filled their head coaching vacancy from within Monday, signing interim coach Clay Helton to a multiyear deal, the team announced in an official statement...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 10 months ago 5,048 reads 13 comments

  3. Clay Helton Named Permanent USC Head Coach by AD Pat Haden

    USC announced Monday that it has promoted Clay Helton from interim to permanent head coach. Bryan Fischer of Bleacher Report passed along the press release from the school with ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 10 months ago 39,289 reads 130 comments

  4. USC Trojans Get Revenge over Rival UCLA, Are Viable Threat to Win Pac 12 Title

    In early October, Southern California was a team in serious crisis. Following a 17-12 home loss to a very average Washington team, the Trojans, a sexy preseason College Football Playoff pick, were 3-2 and had looked ugly doing so...

    Greg Wallace Written by Greg Wallace about 10 months ago 11,606 reads 28 comments

  5. Will Loss to Oregon Ruin Clay Helton's Shot at USC Head Coaching Job?

    Southern California has the most attractive job currently open in the Football Bowl Subdivision ranks, a distinction that could be hard to top even if another 15 jobs open this offseason...

    Greg Wallace Written by Greg Wallace about 10 months ago 10,655 reads 105 comments

  6. Debate: Who Should Be USC's Next Head Coach?

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Debate Desk about 10 months ago 6,967 reads 93 comments

  7. Debate: Who's USC's Biggest Threat for Pac-12 Title?

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Debate Desk about 10 months ago 4,503 reads 59 comments

  8. Cameron Smith Injury: Updates on USC LB's Knee and Recovery

    USC Trojans linebacker Cameron Smith has been ruled out for the remainder of the season because of a knee injury, according to the program's official Twitter account . Continue for updates...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 months ago 6,574 reads 7 comments

  9. USC vs. Colorado: Game Grades, Analysis for the Trojans

    USC found a way to overcome its own struggles and a surprising performance from the Colorado Buffaloes on Friday night, winning 27-24 on the road to keep its slim Pac-12 South hopes alive...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 11 months ago 8,791 reads 29 comments

  10. USC vs. Cal: Game Grades, Analysis for the Trojans

    The USC Trojans pulled out an impressive 27-21 road victory Saturday over the California Golden Bears. Running back Ronald Jones II, along with the USC defense, led the way ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 11 months ago 6,891 reads 8 comments

  11. Should USC Hire Clay Helton as Full-Time Head Coach If Trojans Keep Winning?

    Interim head coach Clay Helton led USC to a 27-21 win over Cal, shoring up his bid to become the Trojans' full-time head coach...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 11 months ago 11,749 reads 69 comments

  12. USC vs. Cal: Live Score and Highlights

    Game Over. USC 27, Cal 21. The USC Trojans went into Berkeley and escaped with a 27-21 win over the California Golden Bears...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 11 months ago 15,292 reads 19 comments

  13. Can Clay Helton Win His Way to USC's Head Coaching Job?

    USC can and should look everywhere for its next head coach. When arguably the best job in college football becomes available, it behooves the administration to consider every possible option...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 months ago 8,924 reads 59 comments

  14. Southern Cal Trojans vs. California Golden Bears Betting Odds, Football Pick

    Southern Cal owns 11 consecutive victories in its Golden State rivalry with California, going 8-3 against the spread in the process. But the offensive-minded Bears will have upset in mind when they host the Trojans on Saturday afternoon in Berkeley...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 11 months ago 11,620 reads 15 comments

  15. Clay Helton's Success vs. Utah Shows Just How Good USC Can Be

    LOS ANGELES — For the first time all night, USC linebacker Cameron Smith looked confused and lost. Moments after USC pulled off a 42-24 stunner of No. 3 Utah, the true freshman emerged from an impromptu press conference on the floor of the L...

    Bryan Fischer Written by Bryan Fischer about 11 months ago 12,621 reads 30 comments

  16. USC Football: Why the Trojans Are Surprise Favorites vs. Undefeated Utah

    It should go without saying—the folks out in Las Vegas usually know what they're doing when it comes to college football...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 11 months ago 23,622 reads 84 comments

  17. Debunking the Chip Kelly-to-USC Rumors

    LOS ANGELES — Over the summer, USC updated its longtime practice facility, Howard Jones Field, to include some flashy signage that tells the story of Trojans football...

    Bryan Fischer Written by Bryan Fischer about 11 months ago 27,331 reads 53 comments

  18. Utah Utes vs. Southern Cal Trojans Betting Odds, Analysis, College Football Pick

    Southern Cal began this season as the favorite to win the Pac -12 South, while Utah was expected to finish somewhere in the middle of the pack...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 11 months ago 12,268 reads 42 comments

  19. Pat Haden, USC Athletic Director, Collapses on Field Before USC vs. Notre Dame

    A scary scene unfolded Saturday evening when USC Trojans athletic director Pat Haden reportedly collapsed on the sideline prior to the Trojans' prime-time showdown with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 months ago 70,232 reads 65 comments

  20. Chip Kelly Denies Interest in USC Head Coaching Vacancy

    Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly emphatically denied Thursday he had any interest in returning to the college coaching ranks. "No. No. No. No...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 12 months ago 28,486 reads 151 comments

  21. Should USC Look to the NFL to Hire Its New Head Football Coach?

    If there was ever a time for a clean slate for USC, a chance to acquire a calming and stabilizing presence, now would be it. The termination of head coach Steve Sarkisian on Monday has sent the Trojans program into further disarray...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 12 months ago 19,199 reads 71 comments

  22. Where Does USC Football Go from Here After Firing Steve Sarkisian?

    As it did elsewhere around the country, the sun rose in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning everywhere from the San Gabriel Mountains to the South Bay. The sun and the sky were still there...

    Bryan Fischer Written by Bryan Fischer about 12 months ago 28,238 reads 104 comments

  23. What Could Have Been If Ed Orgeron Was Named USC HC Instead of Steve Sarkisian

    With all due respect for the demons Steve Sarkisian is about to battle and the human side of a story that pulls at strings reserved for things far more important ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 12 months ago 41,203 reads 83 comments

  24. USC Head Coach Search: Latest News, Rumors After Steve Sarkisian's Firing

    The head coach of the Southern California Trojans is one of the most prestigious college football jobs in the country, and the position is now open after the school fired Steve Sarkisian on Oct...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 months ago 81,776 reads 152 comments

  25. Who Should USC Hire After Firing Steve Sarkisian?

    A day after news broke that USC head coach Steve Sarkisian was advised to take a leave of absence, athletic directer Pat Haden announced that Sarkisian 's job was terminated...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 12 months ago 6,724 reads 36 comments