USC Sunday Buzz: King Kliff And Houston?

Kliff Kingsbury is getting mentioned as a candidate at Houston after it fired Major Applewhite. Is that really what the Cougars want? A guy who was 35-40 at Texas Tech and had a losing record with Patrick Mahomes? I suspect USC fans like it when these facts are brought up to deter Kingsbury from taking a head job. But dismiss them when considering Kingsbury’s overall … Continue reading USC Sunday Buzz: King Kliff And Houston?

USC Cornerback Recruiting Horror Stories Continue

I know there are still a few apologists out there defending USC’s recruiting class but here’s another tale. KJ Trujillo, a three-star cornerback from Orange Lutheran, said he was offered a scholarship by USC on Dec. 17. That was two days before Signing Day! He signed with Colorado, and also visited San Diego State and Utah State. Cornerback Mark Perry, who also signed with Colorado, … Continue reading USC Cornerback Recruiting Horror Stories Continue

Morning Buzz: USC Players Get Better . . . In NFL

Still another day with no developments regarding the strength and conditioning program. By the way, does anyone remember how JuJu Smith-Shuster was misused during his junior year? He is the “surprise” of the NFL but maybe that is because the Steelers know what they are doing. Remember when Alabama held Smith-Shuster to one catch for nine yards and the USC coaches said it was because … Continue reading Morning Buzz: USC Players Get Better . . . In NFL

If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A USC Notes Column

Another week at USC with no permanent president, an incompetent athletic director and a clueless football coach. What’s amazing is some people want to head toward 2019 thinking with that formula, a new offensive coordinator will solve the football program’s woes. I spent a lot of time this week highlighting the cornerback issues next season. If USC coaches knew only three corners returned, why were … Continue reading If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A USC Notes Column