Patrik Giardino for ESPN The MagazineThe inconsistency of an offense led by (from left) Marqise Lee, Matt Barkley and Robert Woods has been one of the most surprising aspects of USC's 2012 season.With six games down and six to go -- including home contests against Oregon and Notre Dame -- in the regular season, Garry Paskwietz, Greg Katz and Johnny Curren sit down and dissect the Trojans' season so far.
Is that where you thought they would be?
Garry Paskwietz: Yes and no. The ideal hope for the Trojans was an undefeated season, and obviously that’s gone now with the Stanford loss. But a loss in that early stretch of the schedule was not entirely out of the blue with four of five games on the road, including some tough Pac-12 challenges. They are still well positioned for a conference title run and a shot at the national title game.
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