Fact of the day: No. 17 USC plays Washington on Thursday at the Coliseum. The Trojans have the top-rated offense in the Pac-12 Conference and the Huskies have the top-rated defense. In The Times: - JuJu Smith-Schuster looks to help USC when he has the ball, or doesn't - Steve Sarkisian prepares USC for Washington, which he used to coach Questions or comments about USC? Email me at LNThiry@gmail.com or tweet @LindseyThiry and I will respond to select messages in a weekly USC Now mailbag.