The ninth of 12 quick updates on offseason Pac-12 goings on.
USC in a sentence
The Trojans won't be eligible for the postseason because of NCAA sanctions, so the big question is how consistently motivated a team that is talented enough to win 10 games this season will be.
The big issue
USC is loaded at the skill positions, with quarterback Matt Barkley
leading a young but talented supporting cast, but the season likely swings on the play of the offensive line and linebackers, positions that are both questionable and thin.
Quick hit news
Starting defensive tackle Armond Armstead, who