The Ultimare Clay Helton Whopper?

I pointed out yesterday how Clay Helton made it seem in December like USC’s recruiting class would substantially improve in February . . . and it did not. But here’s the whopper of Helton statements worth exploring again. “I can’t wait for people to see this team come November, because I believe in where they’re going, I see where they’re going.” This came in October … Continue reading The Ultimare Clay Helton Whopper?

Report: Controversy Costs USC Trustee Country Club Membership

Rick Caruso, who is the chair of USC’s Board of Trustees, pulled his application to Los Angeles Country Club after business leaders and USC alumni protested him joining after Caruso’s handling of the firing of business school dean Jim Ellis, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Excerpt: “[The LACC] got a lot of angry calls about Rick — so he pulled his application,” said one source … Continue reading Report: Controversy Costs USC Trustee Country Club Membership

USC Morning Buzz: Larry Scott Sounds Like A Great Boss

I know Larry Scott is ignorant about sports and an overpaid commissioner. I’ve also heard he can be a nightmare to work for. But this paragraph from a good article by the Oregonian’s John Canzano on the Pac-12 seeking a private-equity firm really stuck out. “(Scott is) on his third Pac-12 Network president. Also, Scott has cycled through three Chief Financial Officers in the last … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Larry Scott Sounds Like A Great Boss

It’s Important To Remember What Clay Helton Says

I don’t forget things Clay Helton says although he expects people will not remember most of his statements. Like when asked what to tell fans upset with USC’s recruiting rankings in December, Helton’s reply was to bring up last year’s early signing period when USC signed only 10 players and hadn’t signed JT Daniels and Olaijah Griffin. OK, so did it get better this time … Continue reading It’s Important To Remember What Clay Helton Says