Stanford tries to continue recent mastery of USC Photo Marcio Jose Sanchez, Associated Press. Image 1 of 2. Stanford running back Bryce Love 2. NCAA college football game against Southern California Saturday, Sept. Stanford, Calif. AP PhotoMarcio Jose SanchezStanford running back Bryce Love 2. NCAA college football game against Southern California Saturday, Sept. Stanford, Calif. AP PhotoMarcio Jose Sanchez Photo Marcio Jose Sanchez, Associated Press. Stanford head coach David Shaw holds the Pac 1. KnowYourRightsDesign/wp-content/gallery/games/Training-Pattern-Employee-Harassment-Training-Program-Stanford-Screen-Shot-2014-09-17-at-8.21.31-PM.png' alt='Stanford Pm R Program' title='Stanford Pm R Program' />USC 4. Stanford head coach David Shaw holds the Pac 1. USC 4. 1 2. 2 at the close of the 2. Photo Michael Macor, The Chronicle. Stanford tries to continue recent mastery of USC1 2. Back to Gallery. David Shaw knew all about the Stanford USC rivalry long before he took part in it as a Cardinal wide receiver in the early 9. His father, Willie, served on the Stanford coaching staff in the 7. Nate was an All American safety at USC in the 6. Trojans. They told him all about it. The Stanford head coach knows that beginning in 1. Association of Academic Physiatrists 10461 Mill Run Circle, Suite 730 Owings Mills, MD 21117 P. F. 410. 654. 1001. Stanford engineers create a fire extinguisher capsule for your overheating cellphone or laptop batteries. Stanford Pm R Program' title='Stanford Pm R Program' />USC went 1. He was the Cardinals offensive coordinator under Jim Harbaugh when they pulled off the miracle upset of 2. Los Angeles Coliseum. And he has helped Stanford win seven of the past nine games and eight of 1. The No. 1. 4 Cardinal 1 0 venture into the Coliseum again Saturday against the No. Trojans 1 0, who dropped two spots in the AP poll after a surprisingly tight win over Western Michigan. Stanford is coming off a 6. Rice in Sydney on Aug. This week, it will be the underdog. Lego Mindstorms Nxt 1.0 Software. Were under no illusions about what we did in our first game and what were going to need to do in our second game, Shaw said Tuesday. I dont believe theres any false confidence on our team. We know how good USC is. It helped Stanford that, aside from Harbaughs move to the 4. USC has had an attrition rate like Game of Thrones. Five head coaches, three athletic directors, dozens of lost scholarships as a result of as a result of improper benefits for Reggie Bush, a postseason ban, a head coach fired on a tarmac, another fired while on his way to a rehab clinic. Troy, for years, was a mess. Still, USC has had plenty of talent. Asked if there was a common denominator in Stanfords recent triumphs over the Trojans, Shaw said, If there is, Id like to find it. Many of the recent games have been cliffhangers. In quarterback Sam Darnold, the Cardinal will take on one of the early favorites for the Heisman Trophy. Shaw likens him to ex Stanford QB Andrew Luck in his uncanny ability to anticipate receivers breaks. Its something thats innate to a certain degree, but I know head coach Clay Helton and his staff have really cultivated it. Health report Wide receiver JJ Arcega Whiteside and outside linebacker Mike Tyler will start Saturday after missing the Rice game with injuries. But with A. T. Halls status still up in the air, Devery Hamilton and freshman Walker Little might split the offensive right tackle duties. Backup cornerback Terrence Alexander is out with a left forearm injury. Freshman wide receiver Osiris St. Brown is still nursing an injury. If he cant play in the next few weeks, theres a chance hell redshirt, Shaw said. Briefly Delighted with Keller Chrysts opening performance 2. TDs, no picks, Shaw said, Whats he done since last December blowing out his knee in the Sun Bowl is nothing short of amazing. Its been called the Year of the Quarterback in college football in general and the Pac 1. Josh Rosens leading UCLA to an amazing comeback victory from 3. Texas A M was, in Shaws words, legendary. Tom Fitz. Gerald is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer. Email tfitzgeraldsfchronicle. Twitter tomgfitzgerald.