Damon Bame, a two-time All-American and member of the 1962 national champions, died last week, according to multiple reports. He was 77. Bame was a left guard and linebacker and intercepted a pass in the famous 1963 Rose Bowl, where USC defeated Wisconsin, 42-37. He was named USC’s outstanding lineman in five of USC’s 10 regular-season games by sports writers and sports casters. He was … Continue reading Former USC Star Damon Bame Dies
Several USC students have sent me a link to the Black at USC Instagram page, you can find the link here. Below is an example of the page: Meanwhile, a petition has started to save USC alumni clubs. Link here. Continue reading Morning Buzz: Students Offer Perspective On USC
Will every dorm going single occupancy, will USC have enough rooms for its freshmen students this fall? I asked a USC employee who deals with admissions this question today. “I think the university is counting on a sizable number of students going remote, commuting if they live locally, or taking the semester off,” the employee said. “I’m sure freshmen will be given priority. In any case, … Continue reading Will USC Face A Housing Crunch?
USC announced some of what the fall semester will look like. The biggest decision is that all campus housing rooms will be single occupancy for the 2020/21 school year. Classes held in person will be limited in size so that students can maintain 6 feet of physical distance during instruction. Lectures will probably be limited to 30-40 students. Large social gatherings will be prohibited A daily … Continue reading USC Announces Some Fall Policies
WINNERS Lane Kiffin Having Mike Leach around actually makes Kiffin the good guy in Mississippi. Cover ur nose bro @Coach_Leach https://t.co/U5d67NnId1 — Lane Kiffin (@Lane_Kiffin) June 27, 2020 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js USC athletics Only one positive result out of 69 athletes in the first round COVID-19 tests. Clarence Davis The former star USC tailback and Super Bowl champ turned 71 on Sunday. LOSERS USC Alumni Assn. The … Continue reading USC Winners And Losers Of The Week
I’ve been wanting to recount a Max Tuerk story for the past week so here’s one: When Tuerk played at USC, the team started wearing those shiny helmets that looked like Christmas bulbs. The helmets also featured a chrome face mask. After the first time USC wore them, Tuerk showed me his face mask. All of the chrome had been chipped off during the game. … Continue reading A Max Tuerk Memory