Where’s Darreus Rogers?

DARREUS.ROGERSReally, it could be asked about several skill players but wide receiver Darreus Rogers said he is not frustrated with his small role the past two games.

“I’m just trying to play my role,” he said. “I trust (the coaches). However much the coaches put me in (is fine).”

D. J. Morgan Retires From USC

"0806_SPO_LDN-L-USC-PRACTICE-JM"USC coach Steve Sarkisian said D.J. Morgan has retired from football and will now focus on track. Morgan battled knee and other injuries most of his career. He tore knee ligaments during his senior year at Taft High School.

UPDATED: Morgan said he is not retiring but taking a year off to get healthy for a possible professional career.

USC Morning Buzz: Did Trojans Suffer Stanford Hangover?

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Did USC suffer a letdown last week or not? Coach Steve Sarkisian said practices were great last week and wants to fix execution issues during the bye week. Safety Su’a Cravens said there was a letdown.

“We let the glamor of being in the top 10 get to us and that didn’t last very long,” Cravens said. “The whole week we were off. We were lackadaisical and a little bit too nonchalant. We overlook (Boston College).”

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State Of The Program

BC.USCHere’s some one-word descriptions I would give regarding some aspects of USC football today:

Offensive line: Shaky

Defensive line: Underperforming

Defensive game plan: Confusing

Offensive game plan: Predictable

Morale: Fading

UCLA v. USC

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Last week USC had one of the biggest victories nationally of the young season, was ranked No. 9 and playing a struggling East Coast team. UCLA struggled in two victories and dropped in the top 25 polls.

Do USC fans still feel the Trojans will win the Pac-12 South now?