Recruiting is going good. The press is writing lots of positive stories. And the season might be off. You can’t lose if you don’t play!
Pac-12 administrators, football, basketball coaches
The spring meetings, scheduled in Scottsdale, will be conducted remotely. So no one will have to listen to Larry Scott in person.
It took a few days but the former USC defensive end signed a free-agent contract with the New York Giants.
People in the athletic dept. don’t like reading all the time that Clay Helton and Andy Enfield need to take a pay cut. Well, they won’t have too now. You’re welcome!
The USC athletic director clumsily had it leaked that he, Clay Helton and Andy Enfield were giving back $1 million in salary. A press release would have handled it professionally like every other school does it but then how could Bohn and Co. get a favor later if they told everyone at the same time?
I hear he was blindsided by the departure of Elijah Weaver. USC is now looking to add another grad transfer.
Incoming freshman athletes
What a rough time for the incoming freshmen. Summer school is online only so there is no chance to bond with other athletes and live in a dorm. And no summer football workouts. Well, maybe they are winners too. But they didn’t even get to go to their prom.
The offensive line
USC obviously has no confidence that it can develop a right tackle going after two grad transfers.
When people talk about player development, it’s not a good sign when you start two grad transfers at right tackle in two years.