USC plays California on Thursday night at the Coliseum.
California (5-4, 3-4) defeated Oregon State, 45-31, in Corvallis, Ore., that day.
Both teams had an open date last Saturday.
In The Times:
- Trojans are prepared to play Cal
- USC notebook
- Is the Pac-12 benefiting most from the playoff system?
Around the Web:
- MMQB feature on Mark Sanchez and what changed for him in the off-season
- The Seahawks sign Stanley Havili to the practice squad
- Troy Polamalu sidelined for second consecutive week