Here are a smattering of links for this weekends contest against Syracuse...
First look: Syracuse - ESPN Los Angeles
Forget the opponents Syracuse played these last two weeks and struggled to beat, Wake Forest and Rhode Island....
From the Syracuse perspective...
Syracuse vs. USC: It's About Pos-A-Tiv-A-Tee - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
I took a look around the Syracuse news and blogging world this morning and noticed something about the tone of everyone's site, including mine. You'd think we were 0-2 right now.
Syracuse vs. USC football: Ten questions about the Trojans, Orange | syracuse.com
Which team has the better running back history? How big will the crowd be Saturday?
Barkley's faith in God fosters on-field confidence with USC - The Daily Orange
Matt Barkley and Southern California never had a shot at the postseason. The NCAA ban prevented a trip to a bowl game. A third-place finish in the Pac-10 Conference and an 8-5 overall record didn’t matter. It was all for show. But for Barkley, that’s just part of God’s plan.
Syracuse Has A Secretary Called USC And USC Has A Secretary Called Syracuse - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
While it might not be the same level as the Syracuse - Akron connection, there are a lot of connections and coincidental relationships that give Saturday's game way more subplots that it probably deserves.
Syracuse vs. USC: Who has the better all-time running backs? | syracuse.com
SU's Brown, Little, Davis, Csonka and Morris vs. USC's Garrett, Simpson, White, Allen and Bush