USC opens training camp today at Howard Jones Field. The first practice is almost always uneventful.
They are not bad nor does anyone really stand out significantly in first practices. They are mainly a way to set the tone for the camp with the energy level and pace the most important things to keep an eye on.
it also will be more important once full contact starts how Stephen Carr’s back hold up then whether JT Daniels completed a TD pass to Tyler Vaughns.
- This is something worth mentioning from time to time. The NCAA is still waiting for the federal investigation to conclude before it starts looking into college basketball programs accused of wrongdoing.
This means the NCAA has not begun investigating USC yet. And it might not happen until former assistant coach Tony Bland goes through his federal court hearing.
- Rick Caruso, the chairman of USC’s Board of Trustees, will recommend a recruitment firm Tuesday to the Board of Trustees for hiring a new president. The board is scheduled to vote on the formation of a presidential search committee.
The slow pace is why USC’s faculty is getting impatient, especially with Max Nikas still hanging around.
- The HBO show “Ballers” includes a joke this season about the Pac-12 Network merging with a surfing channel to increase its distribution.
- Offensive tackle Clayton Johnston has changed his name to Clayton Bradley to honor his stepdad.