USC redshirt junior T Zach Banner said that he "want[s] to be the No. 1 overall pick" in either the 2016 or 2017 draft.
USC AD Pat Haden said that "a lot of careful thought" was given before deciding not to suspend HC Steve Sarkisian.
USC sophomore Adoree' Jackson is listed as a starting CB and second team WR on the Trojans' depth chart.
According to USC HC Steve Sarkisian, OC Clay Helton will call the majority of the team's plays this season.
NFL Media draft analyst Gil Brandt wrote that USC redshirt senior QB Cody Kessler "reminds you of Drew Brees in college."
USC freshman TE Tyler Petite should "see time this season with depth an issue at tight end," USC beat writer Scott Wolf notes.
USC redshirt junior LT Chad Wheeler (knee, concussion) returned to practice on Wednesday.
CBS Sports' Rob Rang believes that USC senior C Max Tuerk "offers an intoxicating blend of length, initial quickness and agility that is sure to excite offensive line coaches."
According to NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter, USC sophomore WR JuJu Smith-Schuster "looks like a senior in his physique and route-running."
USC freshman RB Dominic Davis has "undeniable home run ability" that should help him avoid a redshirt, according to Travis Haney of ESPN.
NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter believes USC senior FB Soma Vainuku "should be valued for his multiple contributions to the team."
USC HC Steve Sarkisian apologized for his behavior at a school-sponsored donor event Saturday.
TFY Draft Insider Tony Pauline reports the industry believes USC redshirt junior T Zach Banner will enter the 2016 draft.
USC redshirt senior LB Anthony Sarao "will be downgraded as he’s not even 6-feet tall but on film he’s a terrific linebacker with a complete game," according to TFY Draft Insider Tony Pauline.
USC redshirt senior DL Greg Townsend has produced a "terrific camp," according to Bruce Feldman.