When you think of smash-mouth defenses in college football, it’s hard not to rattle off a list of SEC programs that come to mind. Alabama, Auburn, Florida, LSU — all of these names carry a distinct aura of having the type of physical ballhawks and devastating strength in the trenches that evoke a certain brand […]
Former Trojan standout linebacker Brian Cushing suffered a torn ACL during a Monday night contest between the Houston Texans and the host New York Jets in East Rutherford, NJ. Injuries in professional football are certainly commonplace, but Cushing’s injury in particular brings with it a fair amount of scrutiny because it occurred due to a […]
Three former USC players will be participating in the annual NFL all-star game in Hawaii.
Week two of the NFL saw blowouts and tight games alike. While there weren’t any standout performances, it was a solid week for several former Trojans. Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen had two tackles and a sack on Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman in a 24-21 loss. New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Charles […]
Two defensive players and quarterback Mark Sanchez are named to the Sporting News' all first-year team.
Sanchez, Cushing have major impact in their first pro starts for the Jets and Texans.