Morning Buzz: Do USC Coaches Know What They Don’t Know?

Is the USC coaching staff respected in the coaching community? If you know coaches, you can ask around and get opinions. I asked someone who coaches an AFC East Division team that I was referred to by an ex-USC coach. “You have a head coach that doesn’t know what he doesn’t know,” the NFL coach said. (Clay Helton) needs to look at the defensive coordinator … Continue reading Morning Buzz: Do USC Coaches Know What They Don’t Know?

USC Injury Report

Chris Steele and Christian Rector returned to practice. Everyone else (Drake Jackson, Jordan Iosefa, Palaie Gaoteote, Talanoa Hufanga, Vavae Malepeai, Stephen Carr, Markese Stepp) was out. Clay Helton said wide receiver Bru McCoy will officially redshirt. Here is USC’s statement on the NCAA’s early comments saying it will allow college athletes to benefit from their name, image and likeness. Continue reading USC Injury Report

NCAA To Permit Athletes To Be Compensated

The NCAA will permit athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses, its Board of Governors said. Here is what the Associated Press reported: The NCAA Board of Governors has taken the first step toward allowing athletes to cash in on their fame. The board voted unanimously on Tuesday to clear the way for the amateur athletes to “benefit from the use of … Continue reading NCAA To Permit Athletes To Be Compensated