USC coach Steve Sarkisian isn't concerned about his players getting overconfident following the media choosing the Trojans to win the Pac-12 in 2015.
OC Register's Michael Lev notes that USC junior Su'a Cravens is currently "over his desired playing weight of 225" and is weighing in at 232 pounds.
USC sophomore WR JuJu Smith has "all the necessary traits to develop into a game-changing receiver," writes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
USC redshirt senior QB Cody Kessler said he returned to school to win the national title.
USC QB Cody Kessler said he wishes USC sophomore WR/CB/KR Adoree' Jackson could play only offense, but acknowledged he's "being selfish."
Orange County Registers' Michael Lev believes it's "safe to say no one on the Trojans’ roster impacts more elements of the game" than USC sophomore WR/CB/KR Adoree' Jackson.
OC Register's Michael Lev believes USC junior Su'a Cravens is the most valuable player on the USC football team, as he "can rush the passer, defend the outside run, drop into a zone or cover a receiver out of the slot."
USC redshirt senior DT Antwaun Woods "is a ball of muscle on the inside, capable of eating a double-team and occasionally overpowering a solo block," writes ESPN's Mel Kiper.
ESPN's Mel Kiper calls USC junior Su'a Cravens a "special talent."
USC senior C Max Tuerk "proved to be a natural fit in the middle of the line, an agile blocker who is physical and is also capable of blocking on the move," notes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
USC junior Su'a Cravens showcases "above-average physicality and aggressiveness" against the run, NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein observes.
USC sophomore WR/CB/KR Adoree' Jackson "needs to improve on his short-area transitioning after the throw, but I expect to see a great deal of growth from Jackson as a cornerback (and all-around playmaker) this season," writes NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein.
USC senior C Max Tuerk has made the watch list for the Rimington Trophy.
ESPN's Mel Kiper ranks USC senior C Max Tuerk as the top senior center prospect in the 2016 NFL Draft.
Per Sports on Earth's Matt Brown, USC redshirt senior QB Cody Kessler is "a smart, poised leader who distributes the ball accurately with impressive timing and rhythm."