Here are five storylines for the USC Trojans against Boston College on Saturday (8 p.m. ET, ESPN).1. Our goal is to win the game: Seems silly to bring up such an obvious point, but it was good to hear Steve Sarkisian remind the media of just that.
The USC Trojans came out in helmets and shorts on Friday and took part in a practice session that head coach Steve Sarkisian said mirrored what the team's Thursday workouts will look like during the season.
LOS ANGELES -- As USC Trojans starting junior center Max Tuerk knows full well, executing a shotgun snap to his quarterback, is more than meets the eye.
LOS ANGELES -- Almost everyone agrees that a reconstructed and heavily scrutinized offensive line will be key to the USC Trojans' success this season.The responsibility for this unit rests with new offensive line coach Tim Drevno.
The WeAreSC staffers discuss various topics related to the opening of USC Trojans fall camp practices next Monday.Who will have the biggest camp impact?
No position group at USC entered the spring surrounded by more uncertainty than the offensive line. With the key losses of Marcus Martin, Kevin Graf, John Martinez and Abe Markowitz, a new position coach in Tim Drevno, and the offense transitioning into Steve Sarkisian’s up-tempo, shotgun-based attack, no one knew quite what to expect.
LOS ANGELES -- USC head coach Steve Sarkisian took his turn on the phone on Thursday during the Pac-12 football coaches teleconference, revealing that among his biggest concerns for the Trojans heading into the fall is finding the right combination along the offensive line.
With a new coaching staff in place at USC, spring practice represented a time of opportunity more than ever for lesser-known members of the team looking to make a move up the depth chart.
LOS ANGELES -- USC Trojans true freshman offensive left guard Toa Lobendahn stood in the west end zone of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and wondered if he had really started in the annual spring game on Saturday in front of 17,500 tanning, cardinal and gold-clad fans.
USC coach Steve Sarkisian admitted after the spring game on Saturday that he had “dropped the ball.”Did the coach forget to call a certain play?
WeAreSC staffers give their thoughts on the progress of the USC offensive line in spring ball.Garry Paskwietz: I think there are several observations that can be made about the line right now.
As his USC team returned from spring break and got back into the practice routine on Tuesday, Steve Sarkisian said he was focused on three key areas of fundamentals to test his players.
LOS ANGELES -- When word of new Trojans offensive line coach Tim Drevno was first announced by head coach Steve Sarkisian, it was received with both thunderous applause and a sense of mystery.
When the Trojans hit the field on Tuesday to take part in the first spring practice session of the Steve Sarkisian era, competition will be the name of the game, as several players will vie for a host of spots that have been declared up for grabs by the new head coach.
The Trojans added five new 2014 recruits at the spring semester in defensive linemen Claudeson Pelon and Don Hill, quarterback Jalen Greene and offensive linemen Toa Lobendahn and Jordan Austin.