USC Football Aim to Dominate the 2022 Season

USC football heads into a new era under the helm of Lincoln Riley. The squad has 14 transfers, including their starting quarterback Caleb Williams, who recently played for Oklahoma. He noted how the players want to improve from the 4-8 overall record from last season.

USC defeats University of Portland 76-65 behind Okonwu’s double-double

Coming off a sensational double-double and USC record tying 8 blocks in his freshman debut, Onyeka Okongwu struggled to find his rhythm in the first half due to foul trouble in a 76-65 victory over the University of Portland at the Galen Center.  Early in the first half Onyeka Okongwu,  nicknamed “Big O”, showed his athleticism in the paint with a quick-reacting steal on the defensive end that lead to an alley-oop layup finish on the offensive end with 14:58 to go in the first half.  That would be the only Okongwu highlight of the first half as the 6’9

Student Athlete of the Week: Christian Rector

One of the leaders of the USC Trojan football team this year is senior defensive lineman Christian Rector. After the Trojan’s went 5-7 last season, he’s ready to better the program and qualify for a bowl game this year. “That’s why I came back, to change the narrative and flip the script and not leave on that note,” Rector said. He currently is on the Lott IMPACT Trophy watchlist, the trophy is given to a defensive player who shows athletic prowess and personal character. Coined a “Swiss Army Knife” of the Trojan defense, Rector also played outside linebacker and

No. 1 Alabama Rolls Over No. 20 USC, 52-6

  Arlington, Texas – On Saturday, September 3, 2016, the USC Trojans were handed their worse defeat in 50 years by the No. 1 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide in front of 81,359 at AT&T Stadium, home to the Dallas Cowboys.  The Trojans who entered the contest ranked 20th in the nation were held to 194 yards in the worst rout since a 51-0 defeat by Notre Dame in 1966. USC quarterback Max Browne was 14 of 29 for 101 yards with one interception.  “You’re well aware you’re playing the No. 1 team in the country, but at the same time,

USC Hires Clay Helton as Permanent Head Coach of Football Team

  The University of Southern California announced today that it has hired Clay Helton as permanent head coach of the football team. Helton, 43, has served as the team’s interim coach twice, recently replacing Steve Sarkisian who was fired earlier this season. Helton guided the Trojans to a 5-2 record and a first place finish in the Pac-12 South Division. USC will play in its first Pac-12 Championship game after defeating cross-time rival UCLA at the LA Coliseum on Saturday, November 28, 40-21. USC athletic director Pat Haden said in a statement: “After weeks of searching the collegiate and pro

USC Wins Pac-12 South, Beating UCLA, 40–21

Despite a season filled with turmoil and confusion, the USC Trojans have accomplished what many thought impossible; they defeated the nationally ranked UCLA Bruins, 40-21, on rivalry Saturday and Senior Day at the Coliseum. It was the 85th meeting between the cross-town rivals and it ended a four-year drought for the Trojans. The Trojans rushed for 235 yards, with 103 of those yards coming in the fourth quarter and they committed zero turnovers. It was a game that that is now being touted as a return to ‘Trojan football’. The Trojans struck first, with an Alex Wood field goal, taking

USC Powers Its Rushing Game to Beat Cal, 27-21

The USC Trojans pounded the Cal Bears with an aggressive ground game, rushing 186 yards on Saturday, October 3, at Kabam Field, Memorial Stadium in Berkeley. The Trojans won their second consecutive game keeping their Pac-12 South title hopes alive and it was the 12th times they defeated the Bears. The Trojans ran the ball 50 times compared to 45 times against the Utes. USC’s running backs Tre Madden, Justin Davis and Ronald Jones combined for 189 yards on the grounds scoring two rushing touchdowns, one each from Ronald Jones and Tre Madden. Jones had 11 carries for 80 yards,