USC - Live News America

USC joins Georgia, Michigan, TCU in CFP’s latest top four

Georgia, Michigan, TCU and USC are all poised to make the College Football Playoff with wins in their conference championship games this weekend after the selection committee unveiled its penultimate rankings Tuesday night. There was no change at the top, as Georgia (12-0) remained No. 1. But after Michigan (12-0) beat Ohio State 45-23 on … Read more

Michigan, USC, TCU show there is no one blueprint to success

Bryan Fischer College Football Writer Following a festive Thanksgiving weekend full of football, football and fútbol — plus an extra helping of rivalry games, wild endings and even more unpredictable results — we have finally wrapped up the regular season in college football and moved on to Championship weekend. It’s time for titles to be … Read more

Michigan, TCU, USC move up in Joel Klatt’s rankings

Week 13 of the college football season featured plenty of upsets, breakout performances and thrilling comeback wins, but nothing matched Michigan‘s unforgettable 45-23 victory over Ohio State in the 117th edition of “The Game.” J.J. McCarthy and Donovan Edwards put on a clinic in the Wolverines’ win, which shook up the college football universe. But … Read more

USC joins AP top four; Michigan up to No. 2 behind top-ranked Georgia

Michigan moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday, with TCU at No. 3 and USC at No. 4 behind top-ranked Georgia after four top-10 teams lost on the final day of regular-season games. The Bulldogs (12-0) are No. 1 for the eighth straight week and 11th time this season. … Read more

College football rankings: Ohio State’s loss makes room for USC in top 4

RJ Young FOX Sports College Football Analyst The Michigan Wolverines walked into Ohio Stadium as underdogs by more than a touchdown. They were mostly without the services of star tailback and Heisman candidate Blake Corum. Their coordinators on both sides of the ball were new this season. And they were facing a Buckeyes team that … Read more

Caleb Williams’ Heisman showcase carries USC to win over Irish

1:37 AM ET Paolo UggettiESPN LOS ANGELES, CA. — Caleb Williams has had better nights statistically. He’s scored more touchdowns, passed for more yards, and completed more passes in other contests. But on Saturday night against a stout Notre Dame defense in primetime, Williams showed why the story of his season requires a three-dimensional explanation. … Read more

No. 6 USC takes down No. 15 Notre Dame, improving CFP hopes heading into Pac 12 title game

The sixth-ranked USC Trojans already clinched a trip to the Pac 12 Championship, but in order to have any College Football Playoff hopes, they needed some help before their own game on Saturday. They got it with No. 2 Ohio State’s huge loss to No. 3 Michigan certainly helps USC. They got even more assistance … Read more

Week 13 College Football Playoff Rankings: LSU & USC make a push | Number One CFB Show

FOX Sports’ RJ Young reacts to the recently released CFP rankings for Week 13. Chalk at the top keeps everyone in place, with Georgia, Ohio State, Michigan, and TCU staying steady. Then it gets interesting, with the two-loss LSU Tigers moving into the 5 spot, and the 10-1 USC Trojans moving into the 6 spot … Read more

No. 7 USC holds off UCLA to secure spot in Pac-12 title game, possibly much more

Bryan Fischer College Football Writer PASADENA, Calif. — Twice before in his career, Lincoln Riley arrived at the Rose Bowl harboring championship aspirations and a Heisman Trophy finalist behind center.  Experiencing the chilly air beneath the San Gabriel Mountains for the first time in cardinal and gold against the crosstown rivals that call the revered … Read more