USC’s National Title Odds

USC’s odds to win the national title are 50-1 according to Caesar’s Palace. That seems high to me especially with Clay Helton and JT Daniels leading the way. Here’s the rest of the Pac-12: Oregon 40/1 Washington, USC 50/1 Utah 75/1 Washington State, UCLA 100/1 Stanford, Arizona, Cal 200/1 Arizona State 300/1 Colorado 1000/1 Oregon State 5000/1   AND here are the favorites, otherwise known as … Continue reading USC’s National Title Odds

USC Morning Buzz: Focus On Discipline

  I don’t know what is worse about this graphic USC posted on Instagram. The quote, which has the nerve to reference the “discipline of the game,” for the most undisciplined program in the nation. Or the picture of Clay Helton, where even he looks at the quote with skepticism. Amazing. Meanwhile, USC gave new offensive coordinator Graham Harrell a two-year contract worth $1 million … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Focus On Discipline

Clay Helton Speaks!

Clay Helton did a friendly interview with USC and addressed some relevant topics. Not in any meaningful way, of course. On all of USC’s transfers: “We have a couple players who are graduating this semester, some in just three years’ time, and they wanted the opportunity to have a larger role on another team, so they will be graduate transfers. All are terrific men, good … Continue reading Clay Helton Speaks!

The Clock Is Ticking On Hiring A Strength Coach

Ivan Lewis didn’t do a great job as USC strength coach but Clay Helton is taking too much time to find a replacement. Lewis took two USC colleagues with him to the Seattle Seahawks so USC is short-handed. I’m told assistant strength coach Keith Bolton is trying to run things but it’s in disarray because so many coaches are missing. Do you think players feel … Continue reading The Clock Is Ticking On Hiring A Strength Coach

USC Morning Buzz: Who Hasn’t Been Offered A Scholarship Lately?

Hunter Hill, an offensive tackle from Orem, Utah, has been offered a scholarship by USC and will visit this weekend. He is committed to Washington State and his other offers are from Idaho, San Jose State, Utah State, Vanderbilt and Virginia. Does it matter someone from Utah is not being offered by Utah? Does it matter USC took two defensive backs last weekend and its … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Who Hasn’t Been Offered A Scholarship Lately?