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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:37:00 ESTThe No. 9-ranked USC football team (9-3) will make an unprecedented 34th trip to the Rose Bowl when it faces No. 5 Penn State (11-2) of the Big Ten on Jan. 2 in Pasadena, Calif. The 2017 Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual will kick off at 2 p.m. PT on ESPN.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:48:00 ESTUSC junior cornerback-wide receiver-returner Adoree’ Jackson has been named one of four finalists for the 2016 Lott IMPACT Trophy, presented by the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation to the best college defensive player who makes the biggest IMPACT on his team both on and off the field.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:22:00 ESTUSC redshirt freshman quarterback Sam Darnold is among 10 finalists for the Manning Award, presented to the nation's top quarterback.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:16:00 ESTUSC junior cornerback-wide receiver-returner Adoree' Jackson was named the Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against Notre Dame. Jackson also won Rose Bowl Game Pac-12 Player of the Week, Scout.com Pac-12 Player of the Week and Lott IMPACT Player of the Week honors.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:30:00 ESTUSC cornerback-wide receiver-returner Adoree’ Jackson was named the 2016 Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year in a vote by the league’s coaches, while quarterback Sam Darnold was chosen as the Pac-12 Freshman Offensive Player of the Year. Offensive tackles Zach Banner and Chad Wheeler made the All-Pac-12 first team along with Jackson, who was selected as both a defensive back and return specialist.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 17:17:00 ESTAdoree Jackson returned a punt and a kickoff for touchdowns and also caught a scoring pass to propel No. 12 Southern California to its eighth consecutive victory, 45-27 over Notre Dame on Saturday in the 88th edition of their famed intersectional rivalry. Jackson, the Trojans' do-everything cornerback, put on a dazzling athletic display in perhaps his final home game while USC (9-3, No. 12 CFP) persevered through rain at the Coliseum to claim the Jeweled Shillelagh for the 11th time in 15 years.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:59:00 ESTUSC junior wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster has been named among five finalists for the 2016 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:50:00 ESTUSC junior cornerback-wide receiver-returner Adoree’ Jackson has been named one of three finalists for the Jim Thorpe Award, given to the top defensive back in college football by the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 21:57:00 ESTNo. 12 USC, with Pac-12 play concluded but needing help to advance to the Pac-12 Championship Game (Utah must defeat Colorado), now finishes regular season play with a key non-conference game: welcoming Notre Dame to the Coliseum on Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend for the 88th rendition of the greatest intersectional rivalry in college football. The contest will air live nationally on ABC.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 23:16:00 ESTSam Darnold passed for 267 yards and hit De'Quan Hampton for two touchdowns, leading No. 15 Southern California past UCLA 36-14 Saturday night in the Los Angeles rivals' 86th crosstown showdown.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:54:00 ESTOne of those student-athletes chasing his own dreams at USC is Adoree' Jackson. Jackson has many accomplishments on the gridiron. He is considered by many to be the best cornerback to ever don a Trojan uniform. Jackson's game drips with flash and swag, and his goal remains simple: to entertain.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 10:55:00 ESTFor the second consecutive year, USC junior cornerback-wide receiver-returner Adoree' Jackson has been named among 4 finalists for the 2016 Paul Hornung Award, giving annually to the most versatile player in college football.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 15:40:00 ESTUSC redshirt freshman quarterback Sam Darnold was named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week based on his performance in USC’s 26-13 upset win at No. 4 Washington.
Sun, 13 Nov 2016 20:25:00 ESTNo. 15 USC, coming off an eye-opening road upset over No. 4 Washington, goes to the Rose Bowl to face UCLA under the lights on ESPN in the 86th version of the nation’s most famous crosstown rivalry. The Trojans are on a 6-game winning streak (their longest since 2008) after starting off 1-3 in 2016, and not only are they once again nationally ranked, but they remain alive in the Pac-12 South Division race. At stake on Saturday are city bragging rights, the Victory Bell and Crosstown Cup points. Last year, USC beat the Bruins, who have won just 4 of last 17 meetings in the series.
Sat, 12 Nov 2016 20:25:00 ESTSam Darnold threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns and Southern California upset No. 4 Washington 26-13 on Saturday night, snapping the Huskies' 12-game winning streak and damaging their College Football Playoff hopes. Darnold was outstanding against one of the top defenses in the Pac-12, showing why USC has surged since he became the starter. Darnold's lofted pass over linebacker D.J. Beavers and into the arms of tight end Daniel Imatorbhebhe for an 8-yard touchdown strike in the opening moments of the fourth quarter gave USC an 11-point lead that Washington (9-1, 6-1 Pac-12, No. 4 CFP) couldn't overcome.