Posted September 09, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Andre HeidariAlex Wood
TEAMS: USC Trojans
USC sophomore placekicker Andre Heidari did not make the trip to New Jersey with the Trojans due to an undisclosed injury. In his absence, freshman walk on Alex Wood was called upon to kick for USC.

Breslin impressing in first season at USC

If you observed USC defensive end Morgan Breslin during fall camp, chances were you didn't see much. Head coach Lan Kiffin likes to use the word "flash." If a player has a good day of practice or does something that was unexpected, Kiffin will say this player or that player "flashed today." He wasn't saying that a whole lot about Breslin except when...

Barkley throws 6 TDs on birthday

Southern California quarterback Matt Barkley couldn't have asked for a much better birthday present than the one he gave himself Saturday afternoon at MetLife Stadium. Unfazed by the unfamiliar rain and wind brought on by an ominous east-coast thunderstorm, the senior -- who turned 22 Saturday -- tied his own school record with six touchdown passes in the Trojans' 42-29...

VIDEO: Lane Kiffin, Postgame

No. 2 USC improved to 2-0 on the season after defeating Syracuse 42-29 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. USC Coach Lane Kiffin addressed the media following the game...

Grimble Breaks His Way into End Zone

The Trojans handed Syracuse a 42-29 loss in New Jersey on Saturday. Tight end Xavier Grimble caught his first touchdown of the season for USC in the winning effort.

VIDEO: Postgame Players Press Conference

USC players Matt Barkley, Marqise Lee, and Dion Bailey talked to the media following their 42-29 win over Syracuse.

RECAP: USC Wins a "Weird" One

No. 2 USC traveled to New Jersey to take on Syracuse at MetLife Stadium, defeating the Orange 42-29. "Just kind of weird," was how USC Coach Lane Kiffin described the half-empty stadium, the weather delay, and the overall atmosphere of the trip.

Unquiet on the Western Front: Jordan Wynn, offensive coordinators, and more.

Wynn retires. A fourth shoulder injury results in Utah quarterback Jordan Wynn announcing his retirement from football. (The Deseret News) Show of true sportsmanship for the day. BYU players express sympathy for Wynn on the news of his retirement. (The Deseret News) The OC. Arizona State offensive coordinator Mike Norvell discusses the Sun Devils' 2-0 start. (The Arizona...
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