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Carol Folt Denies Urban Meyer Talk

Like I said yesterday, I put zero stock into those Carol Folt–Rick Caruso–Urban Meyer rumors. One thing @presidentfolt told us this morning: The rumors that she had dinner recently with legendary OSU FB coach Urban Meyer recently are false: "I have never met Urban Meyer…It is not the President’s job to decide on coaching positions." — Harriet Ryan (@latimesharriet) September 20, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Continue reading Carol Folt Denies Urban Meyer Talk

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Comments To Remember At USC Inauguration

USC trustee Rick Caruso spoke at the inauguration of new president Carol Folt. Some excerpts: “As an institution, we lost our humilty for awhile . . . The truth is that the university did not listen well enough. It did not hear the voices.“We are the midst of reweaving and restoring the original fabric of this university.” UPDATED: And from Folt: “I want to assure … Continue reading Comments To Remember At USC Inauguration

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Carol Folt Theories Already?

I wouldn’t put much stock into any reports that USC president Carol Folt has made any decisions regarding Urban Meyer. Or that Rick Caruso is pushing her to hire Meyer. Folt was hired to clean up USC. And that means not taking orders from any one person, whether it is Caruso or Wayne Hughes or someone else. Caruso, an aspiring politician, also knows trying to … Continue reading Carol Folt Theories Already?

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Don’t Question John Baxter

Special teams coach John Baxter is a lightning rod for criticism . . . for many, many reasons. Before this season, one of my favorite moments was that he had only eight men on the field multiple times to defend extra points in the 2016 USC-Stanford game. Then came this year’s Fresno State game with the two No. 7’s on the opening kickoff. With such … Continue reading Don’t Question John Baxter

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Morning Buzz: 10 Things USC Needs To Fix To Beat Utah

Here are 10 things USC needs to fix before it plays Utah on Friday night. 1.) Help Kedon Slovis All you hear from the coaches is how the offense does not need to change because a true freshman is at quarterback. But if he is getting passes deflected at the line or over the middle, try throwing more to the sidelines. Or even, dare we … Continue reading Morning Buzz: 10 Things USC Needs To Fix To Beat Utah