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Top three matchups: Stanford vs. USC

JuJu Smith-Schuster, WR (Jr.) vs. Alijah Holder, CB (Jr.) JuJu Smith-Schuster, a second-team All-American, is undoubtedly one of the Trojans’ deadliest weapons. In the first installment of the Stanford-USC rivalry last season, Stanford had trouble keeping up with Smith-Schuster, who recorded 153 yards off 8 receptions, along with a touchdown. While the Cardinal came up…

Behind Enemy Lines: USC Trojans

In anticipation of No. 7 Stanford hosting its most recent Pac-12 opponent this Saturday in both teams’ first game of conference play, The Daily’s Vihan Lakshman asked Daily Trojan sports editor Eric He a few questions about USC’s first two games and its plan to stop the Cardinal’s star running back.

Football preview: 2016 season predictions

With Stanford’s season opener against Kansas State looming, a few members of The Daily Sports Staff — Vihan Lakshman (VL), Michael Peterson (MP), Sanjay Srinivas (SS), Andrew Mather (AM), Do-Hyoung Park (DHP), Nicky Sullivan (NS) and Alexa Philippou (AO) — provided their predictions on how the Cardinal will fare this season and which teams will emerge as among the top in the nation.

2016 Stanford football depth chart released

Launching into their full-on game week routine, on Sunday the Stanford Cardinal released their depth chart for the season-opening tilt against the visiting Kansas State Wildcats, providing further clarity as to the state of a number of fierce position battles during training camp. Unlike last season when the Cardinal made liberal use of the “OR” designation…