Third and goal

Four games down, eight to go. A breakdown of USC's 2012 season

Updated: September 27, 2012, 8:01 PM ET
By Greg Katz |

Nickell RobeyCal Sport Media/AP ImageCornerback Nickell Robey has been one of the top players and leaders in a surprisingly stout USC defense so far this year.
With the first third of the 2012 USC season in the books, it's time to reflect and give an overall assessment on where the Trojans are as they approach the middle portion of their 12-game schedule.

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