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USC rethinking offense strategy after upset loss
USC rethinking offense strategy after upset loss

USC quarterback Cody Kessler could be in for a role change by the time USC plays its next game. From the day he was hired as USC's coach, Steve Sarkisian spoke about implementing a run-first offense to set up the pass. Sarkisian is not expected to completely abandon the philosophy as the Trojans regroup after their upset loss at Boston College. But he acknowledged over the weekend that it would go through exhaustive vetting in the wake of the Trojans' 20-yard rushing effort last Saturday. The self-examination began Sunday and Monday and will continue Tuesday, when the Trojans practice for the first time since the 37-31 defeat. USC has an open date this week and resumes...

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