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Bill Kostroun, Associated Press
Southern California quarterback Matt Barkley passes during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Syracuse on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J. USC defeated Syracuse 42-29.

USC quarterback Matt Barkley tells si.com that he's focused on the Trojans and Pac-12 play, not the Heisman Trophy. Utah faces Barkley and company Thursday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

— Utah's Star Lotulelei has USC's attention.

— Espn.com looks at the week ahead in Pac-12 football.

— USC defensive end Morgan Breslin is a player, not a talker.

Utah safeties coach Morgan Scalley chatted with ESPN 700.