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USC Football: Trojans Fall Well Short Of Expectations

Lane Kiffin, Matt Barkley, Marqise Lee and the USC Trojans must try and overcome missing out on a national championship bid and try and win a Pac-12 title.

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Clancy Pendergast for USC defensive coordinator?

USC Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin interviewed former Cal defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast in a quest to replace Monte Kiffin.

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Who will the next USC defensive coordinator be?

The USC Trojans defensive coordinator boards are lighting up with every possible candidate out there, but Lane Kiffin might really try to find someone that best fits his situation based on his up-and-down coaching status.

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Who will be USC's next defensive coordinator?

The USC Trojans could be going after Oregon State defensive coordinator Mark Banker, as they also get Tee Martin back.

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Our Pac-12 offensive player of the year is...

Marqise Lee was the pick by the Pac-12 for the offensive player of the year. The USC Trojans wide receiver got most of our votes too. How could he get a Heisman snub?

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Who are the USC defensive coordinator candidates?

The USC Trojans are considering candidates like fired Auburn head coach Gene Chizik, recruiting coordinator Ed Orgeron, former linebacker coach Joe Barry, and Miami defensive coordinator Randy Shannon.

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Lane Kiffin lets USC down against Notre Dame

Lane Kiffin has a lot of playcard spinning to do this season after the USC Trojans wrapped up a colossally disappointing 7-5 season with a loss to Notre Dame.

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USC to play spoiler to Notre Dame title hopes

The USC Trojans have nothing left to play for this regular season other than the chance to play spoiler to the title hopes of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

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USC tries to survive without Matt Barkley

The USC Trojans prepare to do battle with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Will head coach Lane Kiffin survive? Can Max Wittek replace Matt Barkley?

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USC looks to maintain dominance over UCLA

Can the USC Trojans maintain their dominance over the UCLA Bruins? Our USC writers from Reign of Troy and Conquest Chronicles discuss.

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Lane Kiffin on the hot seat?

Should Lane Kiffin be on the hot seat if USC drops games to either UCLA or Notre Dame?

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Heisman candidate Marqise Lee carrying USC home

It's Heisman Trophy candidate Marqise Lee who's carrying the USC Trojans to the finish line of what has been a somewhat disappointing 2012 campaign.

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USC tries to reverse course against ASU

The USC Trojans try to get back on track for the Arizona State Sun Devils. Many USC writers from Conquest Chronicles, Reign of Troy & Trojan Empire seem pretty optimistic.

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Could USC win a rematch with Oregon?

If the USC Trojans get back to the Pac-12 Championship, could they win a rematch with the Oregon Ducks?

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USC offense rocking, defense not so much

The USC Trojans are playing good football on the offensive side, but their defense hasn't stepped up the past few weeks and held their ground.

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Is Monte Kiffin's time up at USC?

After being shredded two weeks in a row by Arizona and Oregon, has USC Trojans defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin run out of time? USC writers discuss his fate.

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USC has to unlock their potential to beat Oregon

The USC Trojans have the potential to beat the Oregon Ducks, but they still have to realize it. Our USC writers from Conquest Chronicles and Reign Of Troy make their predictions.

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Lane Kiffin needs Oregon upset to quell doubters

Writers from Conquest Chronicles and Reign Of Troy talk about their overall level of satisfaction with USC head coach Lane Kiffin.

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USC faces ultimate task in stopping Oregon offense

The USC Trojans know they have a tall task ahead of them if they plan to stop the Oregon Ducks. Writers from Conquest Chronicles and Reign Of Troy offer their thoughts.

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Marqise Lee shines in USC defeat

Marqise Lee and the USC Trojans offense were the only bright spots in their loss to the Arizona Wildcats. Trevor Wong of Conquest Chronicles along with Michael Castillo and Josh Webb of Reign of Troy explain.

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Matt Barkley and USC have lacked discipline

Matt Barkley and the USC Trojans just have not been executing correctly, and it's submarined their national title chances. The fellows at Conquest Chronicles and Reign of Troy explain.

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USC their own worst enemy in Arizona

The USC Trojans were their own worst enemies vs Arizona, and their unfinished business will remain unfinished.

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It's BCS or bust for USC

For the USC Trojans, they need to make the BCS as either the Pac-12 champions or as an at-large bid. Trevor Wong of Conquest Chronicles explains.

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USC still needs to do more impressing.

The USC Trojans and Lane Kiffin have yet to impress anyone. Trevor Wong of Conquest Chronicles talks Trojans football.

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USC still heads and shoulders above Pac-12 South?

Should the USC Trojans still be considered the team to beat for the Pac-12 South crown?

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USC can beat Colorado by showing up.

What do the USC Trojans have to do to beat the Colorado Buffaloes? I'd guess show up.

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USC still has a lot of work to do

Matt Barkley, Lane Kiffin and the USC Trojans are happy that they're 5-1. They can't be much happy about anything else.

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USC looks to throttle Cal again

After their stunning loss at Stanford, an angry USC Trojans team looks to jumpstart their season after they face the California Golden Bears.

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Matt Barkley's reckoning

USC Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley must show the nation why he decided to come back for one more year against the team he's never beaten. USC takes on the Stanford Cardinal tonight to try and snap a three game losing streak.

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USC needs to improve to sweep the Pac-12

The USC Trojans need to improve as a team if they expect to sweep through the Pac-12 this season.

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