Recruiting is the lifeblood of every college football program. With national signing day coming up Wednesday, prepare to hear the recruiting news spewing across every sports media platform. You’ll hear which team has the best incoming class, which teams missed out, which teams did the best at what positions and so on. Your appetite for […]
Stafon Johnson shouldn't sue USC now.
Dear 2010 USC football season: I never thought I’d be asking you this, not after all the good times we’ve had in the past. But, respectfully of course, I have a simple request: Just end already. Look, I knew things were going to be difficult this year. I was prepared for less flash and more […]
How things can change in a week. Last week I wrote that USC was on track for a 10-win season and that it would finish the season on a roll much like it has in previous years. Now, everything that seemed so certain a week ago is mired in doubt. Everything changed after the Trojans […]
For all that was supposed to change for USC this season, this month could be shaping up to be the perfect November Trojan fans are used to. Under Pete Carroll, USC used to own the 11th month of the year. The Trojans were 29-1 in November under Carroll (winning 28 in a row), before Stanford […]
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 […]
By the fourth quarter, even with USC down only two scores, the stadium began to empty. Never was it more important for Trojan fans to stick by their team; instead, they threw in the towel and headed for the parking lots and the parties.
Plenty of hand-holding harmony occurred in the soon-to-be Pac-12 over the weekend, with the divisional split and revenue-sharing agreement set to take effect next season. California has been split in two, but the rivalries have been maintained. Your annual Weekender plans are safe. It was also decided that revenue from television contracts is going to […]
The BCS rankings were released Sunday, and you know what that means: The controversy has begun. It may be a blessing for college football, it may be a curse, who knows? Whatever your take is, the Bowl Controversy Series rankings surely make for the kind of midseason drama that is not possible in any other […]
If you’ve been watching USC’s defense this season, you’ve probably heard this sound more often than any other: whiff!