Trojans make for a good television show

Football teams are something special. In few other places will you find a tighter-knit group of 60-70 young men, growing together, sharing victory and defeat and learning from one another. Football teams are like good TV shows: They are driven by the characters. Every team, whether it is a championship contender or a bottom-feeder, is […]

Kicker Joe Houston is a man of character

Even though the Trojans lost, I saw something impressive in the Coliseum Saturday. It wasn’t Washington quarterback Jake Locker. It was USC senior kicker Joe Houston. When USC fans think of Houston, they probably want to march onto the Trojans’ practice field, line up and attempt a field goal right in front of USC coach […]