These are fascinating times at Southern California as the school moves on from multiple scandals that have sullied the university's reputation and the football team tries to save its coach's job.

On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Regions Bank, ESPN's Adam Rittenberg and AP's Ralph Russo discuss the many overlapping story lines at USC. Both were in Los Angeles last week for USC's rousing victory over Utah, with both Reggie Bush and Urban Meyer in the Coliseum for Fox's pregame show.

Also, what's next for Michigan as Jim Harbaugh tries to pull the Wolverines out of an existential crisis?

Rittenberg and Russo discuss the unusual decision by Houston quarterback D'Eriq King to sit out the rest of the season and return next. Plus, can Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor win a Heisman amid a slew of great quarterbacks?


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