Red flags for USC future

The warning signs continue to be relentless in a USC season full of disappointment. If you're a fan of the 7-5 Trojans, you can superficially point to the scoreboards and say all the problems of 2012 begin and end there.

They say you are what the scoreboard says you are. Your final record is not about what you could have or should have done, but what you did.

Like an unyielding migraine headache, Trojans fans are now being bombarded with info that shows that this preseason No. 1 team has been the season's biggest letdown.