Lincoln Riley era begins as USC finishes season with 24-14 loss to Berkeley

Redshirt senior running back Vavae Malepeai carries the ball during USC’s game against Arizona. Malepeai had 107 yards rushing against Cal in his final game. (Patrick Hannan | Daily Trojan) In a matchup rescheduled two weeks ago following positive coronavirus cases within the UC Berkeley team, it was fitting that viewers from home had to […]

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Lincoln Riley named new head football coach

Lincoln Riley is expected to be USC’s next head football coach, according to ESPN. Riley served as the head coach of Oklahoma from 2017 to 2021 and had a 55-10 record, including three College Football Playoff appearances in five seasons.  USC will buy out the rest of Riley’s $38.9 million contract, an extension he signed […]

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USC embarrassed in high-scoring defeat to UCLA

Sophomore wide receiver Gary Bryant Jr. falls while being defended by a UCLA defensive back in USC’s 62-33 loss to UCLA Saturday. Bryant Jr. finished the game with 161 yards on 9 receptions with 1 touchdown. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) Senior quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson has history with USC. Thompson-Robinson had started two games against […]

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USC prepares for UCLA showdown

Redshirt senior safety Greg Johnson returns an interception during a USC game. Johnson has 22 total tackles this season and 1 touchdown return. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan file photo) USC faces UCLA Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the 91st meeting between the two schools. The Trojans have won two […]

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Ingram in stride: From 4 a.m. sled workouts to broken records

(Photo by Amanda Chou, Design by Chloe Barker) During a Texas summer day in 2016, Carthage High School Football Head Coach Scott Surratt drove with his wife past the school’s campus.  The weather was scorching hot — in triple digits to be exact — the norm that time of the year, especially at 1 p.m. […]

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Drake London injured in USC’s 41-34 victory over Arizona

Senior running back Keaontay Ingram stiff arms an Arizona defender Saturday night. Ingram ran for a career-high 204 yards in the USC victory. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan) USC’s defense got a stop to push Arizona off the field early in the second quarter. The Trojans were up by one touchdown, but the Los Angeles […]

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Coliseum curse continues: Utah rolls over USC 42-26

Redshirt sophomore Darwin Barlow gets tackled by two Utah players during USC’s 42-26 loss at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) Teams that take risks usually end up one of two ways: embarrassed after a failed play or ecstatic the gamble paid off. For Utah, it was the latter on a 4th-and-one […]

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USC routed by Oregon State 45-27

Senior running back Keaontay Ingram falls into the end zone during USC’s game against Oregon State. He finished the game with 79 yards on 14 attempts with two touchdowns. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) USC fans had a serious case of déjà vu as some of them made the trek up the Los Angeles Memorial […]

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USC relieves Clay Helton of head coaching duties

Former head coach Clay Helton was fired Monday afternoon after Saturday night’s 42-28 loss to Stanford. (Tucker Judkins | Daily Trojan) The USC football program will mutually part ways with now former head coach Clay Helton, USC Athletic Director Mike Bohn announced Monday afternoon. Defensive backs coach Donte Williams will serve as the interim head […]

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