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Reports: USC to tab Kingsbury as OC

Reports: USC to tab Kingsbury as OC

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December 04 USC will name former Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury as its offensive coordinator, multiple media outlets reported on Tuesday. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: Week 13 ACC, Pac-12 Picks

In the Crosshairs: Week 13 ACC, Pac-12 Picks

Ken Cross

November 21 Cougars quarterback Gardner Minshew has had one of the best seasons of any quarterback in Mike Leach’s “Air Raid” offense. With 36 touchdowns against only seven interceptions, the Huskies’ defense could be put on notice early. FULL STORY

No. 3 Notre Dame renews rivalry with struggling USC

No. 3 Notre Dame renews rivalry with struggling USC

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November 20 Longtime rivals Notre Dame (11-0) and USC (5-6) find themselves with two very different prospects for the immediate future beyond Saturday's matchup, the 90th all-time between the two blue-blood programs. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week 12 Picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week 12 Picks

Ken Cross

November 14 Syracuse could be a thorn in the side of Notre Dame with its up-tempo, quick strike offense, which is led dual-threat quarterback Eric Dungey, one of America's top playmakers. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Nine Picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Nine Picks

Ken Cross

October 24 Running back Travis Etienne is the catalyst of what Clemson’s offense can do and Trevor Lawrence can throw because of the success of the running attack. The Seminoles’ run stop is eighth in the nation FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Eight Picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Eight Picks

Ken Cross

October 17 One of the nation’s premier games this weekend is a battle of the ACC's top teams. A win for the Wolfpack could push them into the national championship race. The Tigers’ renowned defensive front will test any and all pass protection schemes of NC State’s offensive line FULL STORY

USC loses OLB Gustin to season-ending ankle injury

USC loses OLB Gustin to season-ending ankle injury

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October 14 Gustin suffered a fractured ankle late in Saturday night's 31-20 win over Colorado and will undergo surgery this week, missing the rest of his senior season, Trojans coach Clay Helton said Sunday night. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Seven Picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Seven Picks

Ken Cross

October 10 Autzen Stadium on a Saturday night should grab the attention of anyone who begs to know even a little bit about college football. The Ducks lead the league in total defense, while Washington is second in total defense. FULL STORY

No. 19 Colorado faces biggest test yet at USC

No. 19 Colorado faces biggest test yet at USC

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October 09 "Game of runs" typically refers to basketball. The concept also applies in a few ways to Saturday's Pac-12 Conference matchup at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, pitting No. 19-ranked Colorado against USC. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: Week Five ACC, Pac-12 Picks

In the Crosshairs: Week Five ACC, Pac-12 Picks

Ken Cross

September 27 Last year’s upset at the Carrier Dome is revisited as the two undefeated teams match up in an intriguing contest. Trevor Lawrence takes over as the starting quarterback, as Kelly Bryant is benched. FULL STORY