Oklahoma is making a run at the No. 2 overall spot, but things mostly remain the same at the top of this week's SP+ rankings.
With the AP poll coming out, here's what is next up for each team in the new rankings.
- USC plane tips backward on tarmac; nobody hurt
- Bieniemy says focus on Chiefs, not USC opening
- Meyer: 'No chance' I'd leave Jaguars for USC job
- USC, seeking 'change in leadership,' fires Helton
— Freshman quarterback Jaxson Dart came off the bench to throw four touchdown passes as Southern California rebounded from last weekend's tough loss to Stanford, and the subsequent firing of coach Clay Helton, with a 45-14 victory over Washington...
Here are the best moments on and off the field from college football's Week 3.
After landing in Lewiston, Idaho, the Trojans' team plane on Friday tipped backward on the tarmac, sending the plane's nose into the air after the grounds crew did not put the tail stand in place. Nobody was injured.
Travis opened the show literally giving the Dodgers season in review in less than a minute. Plus, do you have faith the Dodgers will win the NL West know they are just one game back from the SF Giants? And, another USC Head Coaching candidate "turns down" the job, and the fellas don't believe him. Plus, a little bit of Roleplay with Travis playing the role of a potential USC coaching candidate and Sliwa playing a role of a reporter at a press conference. Also, the Friday edition of "Ask Sli!"
Do you like Guacamole? The crew discussed on National Guacamole Day. And, Bob Stoops and Oregon's Mario Cristobal have been mentioned as possible candidates for the USC job, so the guys reacted to the reports. Also, what is proper movie theater etiquette? Plus, "Fact Or Cap" with a discussion on "Spam Calls," Beach Vacations, and Reality Shows. Then, another name popped up for the USC job and talk on Dennis Schroder's IG posts.
Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy said Thursday that if he were to be contacted by USC, he would tell the school he's focused on his current NFL job.
How does the firing of Clay Helton impact USC in recruiting? Which schools will Arch Manning be visiting this fall? We break it all down.
Jaguars coach Urban Meyer said Wednesday at his news conference that there was "no chance" he would leave Jacksonville to take the USC job.
With Clay Helton out at USC, Travis and Sliwa wondered why it didn't work with Helton at the helm. And, is the USC head coaching job still an "A+ job?" Also, with the Dodgers clinching another Playoff berth for the 9th straight season, is this the best Dodgers roster in this run? Plus, "The Dump" with "Triplets" and a new Tom Brady documentary.
Who will be USC's next head coach? Urban Meyer? Eric Bieniemy? Someone else? Travis and Sliwa discussed. Also, reaction to the Dodgers clinching their 9th straight Playoff berth. And, Travis thinks the Dodgers will be really good for years to come, no matter what happens this season. Plus, are the Dodgers playing their best ball of the season? Then, "Ask Sli" with favorite SNL News Update host and what do you drink with tacos: Horchata or Mexican Coke?
Texas leapt Oklahoma, Texas A&M and Ohio State to climb within the top five, while Stanford and South Carolina also rose.
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Jaguars coach Urban Meyer said Wednesday at his news conference that there was "no chance" he would leave to take the USC job. "I'm here and committed to trying to build this organization," he said.
We break down Week 2 of the college football season, from the QB situations at Florida and Georgia to the Big 12 race.
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League sources believe Chiefs OC Eric Bieniemy will emerge as a head-coaching candidate for USC. Bieniemy is from Southern California and has told confidantes in the past, that USC is one of the only college jobs that might interest him.
With Clayton Kershaw back for the Dodgers, the fellas wondered where he would be in rotation if the Playoffs started today. Also, reaction to the new Lakers purple alternate jersey. Plus, more talk on USC firing Clay Helton and what the next move for the Trojans will be. And, "Fact Or Cap" with talk on the Met Gala and the best TV theme song of all-time. Also, why in the world couldn't the Raiders find their kicker last night in the win against the Ravens.
The show started with the guys ranting about losing the pick em' contest against a caller in Week 1. Then, huge reaction to Clay Helton getting fired by USC and what it means for the program. Travis thinks USC should have cut ties with Helton 2 years ago. Also, who should the Trojans hire as their next head coach? Sli thinks the USC Head Coaching gig is an "A+ job." And, "Funch O Bunch" with talk on Wooley Mammoths and Movie Memorabilia.
In firing Clay Helton, USC made a statement: Mediocre isn't good enough and blowout losses won't be tolerated.
Saturday's loss to Stanford was a new low, and marked the end of Clay Helton's brief tenure as coach of USC. Who are the leading candidates to replace him?
Athletic director Mike Bohn said a "change in leadership" was necessary for the Trojans to meet their championship expectations in a statement announcing Clay Helton's firing.