INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (7-9)
CAMP SITE: Indianapolis
LAST YEAR: Andrew Luck's shocking August retirement announcement created huge void for Colts. Yes, QB Jacoby Brissett started well but...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts used the first part of this offseason investing in their defense.
52. LOS ANGELES (9-7)
LAST SEASON: Missed playoffs for first time under Sean McVay despite posting coach’s third straight winning record. Offense came down from its lofty performances in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Pittman Jr. wants to be perfect, and the Southern California wide receiver has come close in his senior season.
Pittman has 82 receptions for 1,118 yards, ranking...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The matchup between Southern California’s dynamic passing game and California’s stingy pass defense was a mismatch and so was the game between the Trojans and Golden...
No. 7 Oregon (7-1, 5-0 Pac-12) at Southern California (5-3, 4-1), Saturday at 8 p.m. EDT (FOX).
No. 21 USC (3-1, 2-0 Pac-12) at No. 17 Washington (3-1, 0-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (FOX).
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Fink decided to stay at Southern California even after finishing third in the Trojans' four-man quarterback competition in training camp last month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Until Southern California's young offense can put together an entire game with as many brilliant plays as it crammed into the second quarter against Colorado, the Trojans' defense will attempt to carry them toward the Pac-12 title.
The defense came through with an awfully impressive lift Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quarterback JT Daniels made a strong debut for No. 17 Southern California, but it would have been spectacular if not for some uncharacteristic drops by Tyler Vaughns and Michael Pittman Jr.
Refining the chemistry between the freshman and his two most experienced targets in the passing game is a priority for the Trojans going into their Pac-12 opener at No. 10 Stanford on Saturday.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With the Pac-12 championship hanging in the balance, Southern California delivered a goal-line stand followed by a 99-yard drive that gave the Trojans their first conference title in nine years.
Sam Darnold's 54-yard pass to Michael Pittman Jr. keyed the long drive after Uchenna Nwosu preserved the lead with the defensive stop that led No. 11 USC to a 31-28 victory over No. 14 Stanford on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr. didn't spend much time catching passes from San Darnold last season.
As Pittman has carved out a larger role on offense for the No. 12 Trojans this season, he quickly realized that playing with Darnold requires a receiver to be ready at all times.
"I learned that he can make every throw on the field and don't ever take a play off cause that play you take off he's throwing it deep to you," Pittman said.