It begins with USC's agenda, which in any event for the offseason, is finished. On Monday, Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold was named as the chances most loved to win the 2017 Heisman Trophy at 4/1, as indicated by Bovada.lv. Here's the manner by which whatever is left of the most recent chances look:
Sam Darnold (QB, USC): 4/1
Lamar Jackson (QB, Louisivlle): 13/2
Bread cook Mayfield (QB, Oklahoma): 13/2
Bo Scarbrough (RB, Alabama): 9/1
Jalen Hurts (QB, Alabama): 10/1
Saquon Barkley (RB, Penn State): 12/1
JT Barrett (QB, Ohio State): 12/1
Jake Browning (QB, Washington): 12/1
Follow McSorley (QB, Penn State): 14/1
Deondre Francois (QB, Florida State): 14/1
Josh Rosen (QB, UCLA): 14/1
Bricklayer Rudolph (QB, Oklahoma State): 14/1
Scratch Chubb (RB, Georgia): 16/1
Derrius Grice (RB, LSU): 16/1
Scratch Fitzgerald (QB, Mississippi State): 25/1
Kamryn Pettway (RB Auburn) 28/1
Shane Buechele (QB Texas) 33/1
Luke Falk (QB Washington State: 33/1
Truly, being a much too soon Heisman most loved doesn't have late history on its side. Lamar Jackson, Jameis Winston and Johnny Manziel were for all intents and purposes Heisman no-names at one point in the year paving the way to their trophy-winning season. For reasons unknown, the Heisman esteem is by all accounts somewhat additionally down the rundown.
By and by, Darnold's preseason Heisman knock is the most recent sign the Trojans are the national group of the day for 2017. This is, all things considered, a program that was said (despite the fact that not genuinely) as a playoff contender with three misfortunes.
For one, USC ought to be the recipient of a twofold bowl knock in the preseason surveys for: 1) beating Penn State in an "unsurpassed" Rose Bowl to win nine straight diversions, and 2) having an awesome #brand, which, as we've seen for a long time now, gets first choice on playoff incorporation. It's as of now happened, truth be told. Here, here, and yes, here.
USC likewise shut hard on National Signing Day, completing with the No. 4 class in the nation, as per 247Sports. Linebacker Levi Jones and protective lineman Jay Tufele were among the modest bunch of blue-chip players mentor Clay Helton and staff arrived on marking day to dispatch the class into another level. With the way first year recruits contribute nowadays, don't be amazed on the off chance that you see some of those names on the field next fall.