Commentary

USC looking to salvage season

A win over No. 1 Notre Dame will be a nice cap to a rough regular season

Updated: November 19, 2012, 12:24 PM ET
By Greg Katz | WeAreSC
LOS ANGELES -- Imagine all those Notre Dame fans who will be descending upon the City of Angels this week believing they're going to see their beloved No. 1 Irish complete the regular season undefeated by knocking off Lane Kiffin's fading USC Trojans on Saturday night in a sold-out Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

It does seem like a potential slam dunk for coach Brian Kelly's team. The Trojans, now 7-4 and not having beaten anybody of consequence, could be without the services of star quarterback Matt Barkley, who apparently hurt his right throwing shoulder late in the UCLA game.


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