USC football

Cody Kessler

USC not worried by another year of sky-high preseason hopes

Even before coach Pete Carroll’s dynasty had died, Southern California began a yearly cycle of sky-high preseason hopes and comparatively disappointing results. After Carroll left and the Trojans became hamstrung by NCAA sanctions for the […]


Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank was the host for the 2015 PAC-12 Football Media Days. (photo by Eric Geller.)

VIDEO: Post probation, USC gridders expect to top PAC-12

The USC Trojans no longer have to worry about sanctions from violations occurring almost a decade ago that resulted in four years of probation. The sanctions the Trojans were saddled with included the forfeiture of […]


Cody Kessler

USC QB Cody Kessler: We’re predicted to win the Pac-12, but it’s anybody’s year

USC quarterback Cody Kessler talked with Fred Roggin while attending Pac-12 Media Day about the upcoming season. Fred flat out asks him if he will win the Heisman Trophy. We’ll see. Obviously it’s a very prestigious […]


Steve Sarkisian

USC’s Sarkisian: I’ve got 115 sons between the ages of 18-22; they’re going to make some mistakes

USC head coach Steve Sarkisian talked with Fred Roggin while attending Pac-12 Media Day about the upcoming season. They discussed the pros and cons of a new set of players, recruiting, the likelihood of quarterback Cody Kessler winning […]



USC picked to win Pac-12, beating out Oregon in media poll

Southern California was picked to win its first Pac-12 football title since 2008 in a preseason media poll Thursday. The Trojans received 21 of 45 votes for the title, edging defending champion Oregon. The Ducks […]


Jake Brendel and his UCLA football teammates were picked to finish 3rd in the PAC-12 South this coming season. (photo by Eric Geller)

VIDEO: UCLA football picked to finish 3rd in 2015 PAC-12 South

The UCLA Bruins were tabbed to finish third in the PAC-12 South this season by the assembled press during day one of PAC-12 Media Day at the Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank. Cross-town rival USC […]


Southern California mascot Tommy Trojan

USC football spring game today at the Coliseum

The annual USC spring football game, which provides fans a look at the 2015 Trojan football team as it concludes its spring drills and includes a post-game autograph session as well as trading card and […]


NFL Combine

Charles Davis previews the 2015 NFL Combine

Charles Davis, who works as the lead college football analyst for FOX as well as for the NFL Network, joined The Home Team this morning to talk about what NFL teams will be looking for […]


Cody Kessler

RECAP: National Signing Day Coverage

Listen to The Beast 980 all day long for coverage of National Signing Day, including where local recruits sign, and the recruiting classes of the UCLA Bruins and USC Trojans football teams. Let's #GoBruins. Nathan […]


Jim Mora Jr.

Greg Biggins Previews National Signing Day

Greg Biggins of Fox Sports Recruiting previews National Signing Day with Fred. He speaks about local high school prospects as well as the potential recruiting classes for UCLA and USC. Click here to listen The […]