Jeffrey Persi, an offensive tackle from JSerra, committed to Michigan yesterday. USC was among 27 schools that offered Persi. I’m mentioning because he is a four-star prospect. Not one of the two-or-three stars that committed to USC in the past 10 days. The homers won’t talk about this, of course. They would rather pat Clay Helton and Tim Drevno on the back for bringing commitments … Continue reading USC Afternoon Notes: Recruiting And Great Safeties Cont.
USC always kicks off the season for the fans with the Salute to Troy barbecue at Cromwell Field. But not this year. The event has been canceled. Why? Well, who actually wants to go? Last year’s event was the smallest in memory. Why does it matter? For one reason only: Now the 1969 and 1994 USC teams do not have a venue to be honored. … Continue reading USC Cancels Salute To Troy
Lynn Swann won’t win any popularity contests with USC fans. Or rank-and-file athletic dept. employees. The word is Swann got rid of former USC coach John Robinson, who has been a goodwill ambassador of sorts, hosting events and appearing at booster clubs working with the athletic development staff. Not only did USC let Robinson, sources said he was told he would have to pay for … Continue reading Morning Buzz: USC Gets Rid Of Familiar Faces
See if you can find a problem with this list below: Rank these dudes: Mark Carrier Kevin Ellison Ronnie Lott Taylor Mays Tim McDonald TJ McDonald Dennis Smith Troy Polamalu — Reign of Troy (@ReignofTroy) June 24, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Now where is Charles Phillips? He was an All-American in 1974. He had 13 career interceptions. He was a second round pick of the Oakland Raiders. … Continue reading Bad USC List Of The Day
The Pac-12 is so bad that Larry Scott is buying full-page ads in the New York Times calling it the “winningest conference in the country with 13 NCAA titles during the 2018-19 season.” So Scott is ignoring the woeful state of football and men’s basketball? Does he think this ad will influence New York-based media to stop bashing the Pac-12? Why would they? Continue reading The Pac-12 Buys A Big New York Times Ad
The fan-friendly sites are trying to cheer on USC’s rush of 2-and-3 star offensive line prospects that have committed recently. But here’s a list of 15 other guards and tackles that USC offered and are ranked higher than anyone who has currently committed. The faith in Clay Helton and Tim Drevno by the homers for taking some of these recruits is amazing. A part of … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Propaganda Machine Works Fine