For those of you not in Los Angeles, USC starting Qb Mark Sanchez was carted off the field today during practice.

The current diagnosis is a dislocated knee and he is considered Day To Day.

I currently have USC pretty high in my rankings and with Mitch Mustain waiting in the wings, I’m not changing it.

Most telling, the offense continued to practice with determination and efficiency despite losing their leader. That’s what you get when you have top athletes at a top program – they deal with adversity and move past it successfully.

That’s not to say they won’t have some issues. But good schools – USC, LSU, Texas, Ohio State – they get past even something like this.

USC may only be more motivated by it.