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Tom Smart, Deseret News
Utah Utes defensive back Reggie Topps (28) tackles USC Trojans wide receiver Robert Woods (2) as the University of Utah is defeated by USC 17-14 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in the first ever PAC-12 game Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, in Los Angeles, Calif. (Tom Smart, Deseret News)

USC is facing more allegations. The Trojans, who are favored to win the Pac-12 South over Utah, vow it won't be a distraction.

Criticism rolls off of former Ute quarterback Alex Smith of the 49ers.

— ESPN.com's Kevin Gemmell projects Utah in the Alamo Bowl.

KSL.com breaks down Utah's win over Northern Colorado.

— The Herald-Journal in Logan previews Friday's game.