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VIDEO: On play-calling, freshman RBs, kicker

Here's the latest "Trojan R&R" video featuring yours truly and Chris Swanson, publisher of TrojanSports.com. We apologize for the sound quality; we swear we didn't film this in a wind tunnel and promise it won't happen again. Anyway, Chris and I...
Orange County Register 15 hours ago
USC coach Steve Sarkisian makes a call on play-calling, and it's a handoff

USC coach Steve Sarkisian makes a call on play-calling, and it's a handoff

LOS ANGELES – If he wants to get back in the good graces of USC fans, Steve Sarkisian just might have found a way. The Trojans coach announced Saturday that he will delegate the majority of the game-day play-calling duties to offensive coordinator...

VIDEO: Sark on mock game, play-calling change

Here's video of USC coach Steve Sarkisian addressing the media after Saturday's mock game at the Coliseum. Topics include the depth chart, the pecking order at running back, Ronald Jones II, the placekicker battle, the offensive line and Sarkisian's...
Los Angeles Times 17 hours ago

Offensive coordinator Clay Helton to call plays for USC

For the first time since 2009, a USC head coach won't walk the sideline during games with his eyes focused almost exclusively on a play-call sheet.

2015 Football Captains

USC football announced the 2015 team captains: QB Cody Kessler, C Max Tuerk, LB Su'a Cravens, LB Anthony Sarao and DT Antwaun Woods.Click here for the captain's press conference.Kessler and Tuerk are the 13th and 14th multiple-time captains in USC...

Steve Sarkisian to cede play-calling to Clay Helton

Quick hitters from USC's media availability after Saturday's mock game at the Coliseum: * In a significant development, Trojans coach Steve Sarkisian announced he is delegating the majority of play-calling duties to offensive coordiantor Clay Helton....

2015 Mock Game: Notes

The Trojans simulated game day today, arriving two hours early, getting dressed at the Coliseum, and then playing a mock game against the scout team. While nothing noteworthy happened on the field during the non-contact practice, head coach Steve Sarkisian's...
Orange County Register Aug 28, 2015
Santa Margarita's Max Tuerk develops into top-line center at USC

Santa Margarita's Max Tuerk develops into top-line center at USC

LOS ANGELES – Max Tuerk is a standout on the football field, but how is he with strings and brass? “I attended a performance of the St. Petersburg orchestra in Russia,” longtime high school coach Harry Welch said. “I sat in front of the...
Los Angeles Times Aug 28, 2015

USC football will have dress rehearsal Saturday to prepare for opener

USC is preparing to complete a full week of dress rehearsal for next Saturday's football opener against Arkansas State at the Coliseum.

Mailbag: Josh Rosen, Steve Sarkasian reaction; hating on Notre Dame

Mailbag: Josh Rosen, Steve Sarkasian reaction; hating on Notre Dame

Get to Know: Cody Kessler

Beyond the recruiting bios, stat columns, post-game quotes and jersey numbers, every one of USC's elite student-athletes possesses a unique personality. Whether it's their life motto, hidden talent or spirit animal, there's more that makes up each of our Trojan...

Eight to Wait

USC starts the season ranked No. 8 in the AP Top 25, which is exactly how many days are left until kickoff....

USC QB Max Browne is ready at a moment's notice

Because it’s the way things work these days, Max Browne became the Peter Brady of USC quarterbacks during training camp – the underappreciated middle child. Returning starter Cody Kessler receives the Heisman hype and gets lauded for leading the...

Questions remain for Sarkisian, Trojans

Questions remain for Sarkisian, Trojans

Generations: Antwaun Woods & Shaun Cody

All-American Shaun Cody and redshirt senior Antwaun Woods, anchors of USC defensive lines a decade apart, sat down together for a film session and conversation before the season to kick off our new series, Generations. Generations is our opportunity to...

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