USC Lost A Winnable Game

When people wonder if USC could immediately turn things around if Clay Helton got fired, just think about games like today. USC could easily have defeated Washington . . . if it had a good coach and good coaching staff. But it couldn’t deviate from its Air Raid philosophy or trust the right players (Markese Stepp) and give Washington’s offense anything than the usual looks … Continue reading USC Lost A Winnable Game

Morning Buzz: My USC-Washington Pick

As Arizona State showed last night at Cal, the Pac-12 is great at cannibalizing itself. It’s to the point where you can’t really count anyone out in a conference game. With USC-Washington, there are the obvious factors like Talanoa Hufanga being out and the home-field advantage of Husky Stadium. But to me the key will be how USC fares against Washington’s defense, especially when the … Continue reading Morning Buzz: My USC-Washington Pick

Would You Take Urban Meyer Or The Field?

During my interview with Dave “Softy” Mahler, he asked me if I would take “Urban Meyer or the field” to be the next USC coach. Right now, I would take the field. Why? Because we still don’t know enough about USC president Carol Folt or the new athletic director. Will Folt accept Meyer’s baggage? Will USC pay Meyer $8 million a year? The answers to … Continue reading Would You Take Urban Meyer Or The Field?