Saturday Buzz: When The Stars Supported USC

One of the first USC organizations to start supporting athletics was “the Trojan club,” which started in 1923 and created the “Monday Morning Quarterback” lunches where the football coach would review the previous game. The Trojan club was also a star-studded group in the late 1940’s. Actors Clark Gable, Robert Taylor and Edward Arnold were members in “good standing.” Los Angeles mayor Fletcher Bowron was … Continue reading Saturday Buzz: When The Stars Supported USC

USC Basketball Moves Keep Coming

Isaiah White, a 6-7 grad transfer from Utah Valley, has committed to USC. White averaged 14.5 points and 8.4 rebounds last season. It’s going to be interesting to see how USC melds grad transfers who want to make impact in their final season, with returning players who think its their turn to shine (Elijah Weaver, Ethan Anderson) and a much-hyped recruit (Eric Mobley) who is … Continue reading USC Basketball Moves Keep Coming

USC Admissions Gets 6,000 Fewer Applicants

Are USC’s scandals finally catching up with admissions? USC announced today it had nearly 60,000 applicants for the Class of 2024 and accepted 9,535 students. USC said the acceptance rate was 16 percent. This breaks a recent trend for USC. Let’s compare below: In 2019, USC had a record-breaking 66,000 apply and accepted only 11 percent. In 2018, USC had 64,256 applicants and accepted only … Continue reading USC Admissions Gets 6,000 Fewer Applicants

Now We Know Why USC Needed More Support Staff

USC said it desperately needed extra football support staff, including digital media people. Well, it’s obvious the coaches are not producing their own tweets. The question is whether this will cause a recruit to go to USC? But when you aren’t winning, you need to be creative, I guess. On the other hand, does anyone think Graham Harrell is actually creating this tweet? Welcome to … Continue reading Now We Know Why USC Needed More Support Staff

USC Extends Season-Ticket Deadline (Again)

USC athletic director Mike Bohn announced today the season-ticket renewal deadline was extended to May 13. “For those currently on season ticket payment plans, we will delay processing the next installment until Friday, July 24,” Bohn said. This is the second time USC has extended the season-ticket deadline. I suspect the delay in processing payments will be welcomed by the non-millionaire segment of boosters. Last … Continue reading USC Extends Season-Ticket Deadline (Again)

Kirk Herbstreit Doesn’t Expect College Football This Season

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit said he does expect football to be played in the fall. “I’ll be shocked if we have NFL football this fall, if we have college football. I’ll be so surprised if that happens,” he told ESPN radio. “Just because from what I understand, people that I listen to, you’re 12 to 18 months from a [coronavirus] vaccine. I don’t … Continue reading Kirk Herbstreit Doesn’t Expect College Football This Season