USC Dilemma: How To Excite Apathetic Fans?

It’s Christmas Eve, an easy time to get distracted, which is perfect from USC’s point of view.

So just remember it was less than a week ago in the Pac-12 title game that USC displayed all the usual weaknesses that characterize the Helton Era.

USC has a dilemma. It wants fans to be engaged but only in support of the program.

It has some daunting challenges for 2021 in terms of season-ticket sales and donations. And it doesn’t have much to offer disgruntled fans/boosters to come back home after a year off.

So expect a lot of promotion of Kedon Slovis, Drake London and Drake Jackson and other players and keeping Clay Helton is the background. No need to rile anyone up.

But it also won’t excite anyone.

69 thoughts on “USC Dilemma: How To Excite Apathetic Fans?

      1. Lets stop the Luke Fickell nonsense already

        Luke Fickell’s new contract at Cincinnati.
        Paid $3.4 million annually from 2020 to 2026.
        Bonuses include $250K bonus for reaching a New Year’s Six bowl game or the CFP.
        His buyout begins at $4 million and drops by $500,000 each year of the new agreement

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    1. As you can see, to get Fickell for next season would cost USC 3.5 million for his buyout as well as Gomer’s huge buyout, reported to be 20 million by Fansided .

      USC isn’t going to a booster for that, Folt isn’t going to play that game, and if you’re going to spend that kind of coin, why settle for Fickell, who worked for the mean and nasty Urban Meyer, and hire Urban Meyer ?

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      1. Didn’t someone(That Great Insider SW) say last year donors were ready to buyout Helton and had the money to cover the salary for Urban Meyer, but C. Folt did not want Meyer?

        It would cost less to buy Fickell.

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      1. On another blog, an Alumni who’s dad is connected told him that was going to happen. That’s where I first heard that story concerning Fickell.
        Maybe gametv heard it from someone else or he read the same post.

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    2. What’s this obsession with Luke Fickell? There isn’t anything special about what he’s done. The American conference is average at best.

      The year Fickell was the head coach at Ohio St. he inherited a Buckeye team that went 12 – 1 the year prior under Jim Tressell and he ended up going 6 – 7. Ohio St. promptly gave him his walking papers.

      Urban Meyer was namef the head coach after Luke Fickell tanked and Meyer went 12 – 0. That year the Buckeyes were under sanction and ineligible for a bowl game.

      Luke Fickell isn’t all that, USC can do a whole lot better.

      I would rather USC try and patch things up with Chris Petersen and interview him, see if he’s interested.

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      1. True dat. Fickell took a very talented OSU team which faced no scholarship reductions or other sanctions (other than Bowl Game) and underwhelmed.

        “That said,” maybe Luke has grown into the position and is ready to lead a blue-blood program.

        My contention is that a non-libtard midwest coach will never get the opportunity to coach on the left coast again. The Pac12 “tolerates” Kyle Whittingham. Good luck, Kyle. Larry and the Libtards* are working hard to decimate you.

        *a copyrighted name for my next punk rock band.

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  1. As for Slovis. If he did hurt the same shoulder that he injured against Iowa, depending on the severity, he might be toast.

    The kid threw a lot of ducks this year, he also threw some great passes, was he hurt, head case, afraid, who knows but we all saw that he GOT WORSE.

    And I wonder if it’s really going to matter to the powers that be at USC if the Coli has 30,000 booing fans and a team that is 7-5. Folt has shown that she doesn’t give a hoot about football, the BOT is full of woketards who are far more concerned with BLM, LGBTQ, and all the other alphabet stupidity, USC football is still very much D E A D

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    1. What is your problem with the alphabet? You show your
      stupidity by remarks made above. A healthy Maiavea would
      have made the running game decent. Bru McCoy dropped
      a perfect pass at the end costing great field position. Not
      thrilled with Helton or Harrell like the rest of you sicko’s.
      Slovis was on fire vs. ucla only a week earlier dick-shit.
      McKay lost 51 – 0 vs. ND while Carroll lost 49 – ? to Stanford
      both at the L.A. Coliseum.

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      1. PJM and buddhakarma are retarded faggots! I hope you assholes get murdered. Luckily, The USC football team has already been killed. 🤣🤣🤣🤣
        #USCsucksateverything

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      2. Charlie Bucket has his 19th nervous breakdown and empties the bench of all his sock puppets for Christmas!

        Charlie Bucket and his sock puppets like FU and senileobama….

        Truman
        10h ago
        I know this site has a moderator because I know posts disappear. Sadly in a day or so the important points of the post show up as new ideas from Scot (spelled wrong to avoid moderator interference) however you can see that the trojandude207 post is authentic. Each email generates a new avitar. Look at ‘Fuck You’ posts. At 2:24 am (post time) she has a golden avitar. At 3:35 am she has a lavender avatar. Finally at 3:58 am she has a red avitar. That’s 3 email addresses for one name. Can I get a troll call operator?

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  2. I wish you guys would quit tossing Coach Helton’s name around.
    The guy is great. Keep him. Next season is gonna be fabulous.

    #AndAWonderfulHumanBeingToo

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    1. Cal75,

      Hilarious. Congrats on beating the ducks this year. I was happy for your long haired hippies from Public Park. LOLOL.

      You are a blast to have here.

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      1. I like having Cal75 around.

        Sadly, Larry Scott and UC Berkeley will be leading all of us into the abyss of Ivy League athletics and sub-Ivy academics.
        Watch out Lehigh. Watch out Holy Cross.
        In our sights.

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  3. Merry Christmas to you Michael and the rest,

    Cal75 is a pretty good guy over all. He has the same political points and thoughts that I have, he has been polite and nice here with a little bit of nastiness if he has to.

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      1. Yeah, Merry Christmas to all the Brothers and to Joan Levis.
        #onebighappyfamily

        …and Owns is part of the family.
        TebowObama? hmmm….

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      2. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to Mr. Wolf.
        We’re still pissed off you made us go to SI for a few weeks, but all is forgiven.
        It’s a New Year after all.

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    1. PasaTroy

      Could you please be understanding of this college FB fan in these trying times? If Cal had an entertaining site, I’d be over there.

      FU & stevieB & a few other of the fictitious antagonistic reprobates here that the wolfman invented (notice nowhere to be seen at SI) keep that second rate attorney on his toes.

      I’ve learned that not all U$C arrogant alums are pricks.

      #MerryChristmas

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      1. ….and not all Berkeley alums are Subaru driving, ginseng tea sipping, nu-male bearded liberals. (insert LOL emogi).

        Merry Christmas, Cal 75. Here’s to some good hoops and maybe some good FB in 2021.

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      1. Charlie Bucket and his sock puppets like FU and senileobama….

        Truman
        10h ago
        I know this site has a moderator because I know posts disappear. Sadly in a day or so the important points of the post show up as new ideas from Scot (spelled wrong to avoid moderator interference) however you can see that the trojandude207 post is authentic. Each email generates a new avitar. Look at ‘Fuck You’ posts. At 2:24 am (post time) she has a golden avitar. At 3:35 am she has a lavender avatar. Finally at 3:58 am she has a red avitar. That’s 3 email addresses for one name. Can I get a troll call operator?

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  4. That picture is pandemic seating in other conferences right. Actually getting rid of Helton would go a long way towards helping people. It’s like my family says, “why pay premium prices for factory second product?”
    Otherwise we can expect low turnout for near future.

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      1. Charlie Bucket and his sock puppets like FU and senileobama…….

        Truman
        10h ago
        I know this site has a moderator because I know posts disappear. Sadly in a day or so the important points of the post show up as new ideas from Scot (spelled wrong to avoid moderator interference) however you can see that the trojandude207 post is authentic. Each email generates a new avitar. Look at ‘Fuck You’ posts. At 2:24 am (post time) she has a golden avitar. At 3:35 am she has a lavender avatar. Finally at 3:58 am she has a red avitar. That’s 3 email addresses for one name. Can I get a troll call operator?

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    1. Nice gesture PJM. Requires the ability to read and retain.

      On a brighter note, Cal professor Janet Yellen, former Chair of the Fed is back for another round of asset pumping. Low rates, inflate the debt away and buy silver, gold, guns and ammo as available.
      Low rates mean we are going to have fun with real estate.

      #ExceptOwnsAndWolfFromMomsBasement

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      1. It’s all about the debt-to-GDP ratio, mon frere.
        You are so wise.

        We’re not at Japanese levels of deficit spending–last time I checked, Japan was at 2.5 to 1. We’re a tad above 1.1 or 1.2 to 1. Fuck.

        Hopefully Yellen and Powell will curb the deficit spending.
        But you are right. Real estate at 2.8% APR? I’m a buyer–in the right neighborhoods.

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  5. It is all about the money at USC– so entertaining the fans is the least important objective. Sadly, the revenue from fans, and boosters is beginning to dry up, and we should all stop giving the school any money until the changes we all want are made. Max Nikias had no interest also in fan entertainment it was all about raising money so they could continue with the country club management style he created at the university. Changes will only happen if Helton, Bohn, and Folt are dismissed, and once again athletics become important and respected as a major producer of revenue for this university. If your getting big bucks like Helton, and Folt it is very easy to think your a king or queen, and forget where the money came from, and even easier to think win or lose I will still get paid.

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  6. All USC alumni are fags! I hope you all have a horrible Christmas and i wish death upon the families of PJM, buddhakarma, whitetrash22 and pasadenafaggot.

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    1. trojnfn4
      50m ago
      Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the artist formerly known as BruinRob. Much like Charlie Bucket, A.K.A. Tebowbama, BruinRob has had a long and infamous career posting his constant BS on this blog, beginning around 2009. Here are some of the career lowlights of BruinRob. *BruinRob is a long time resident of Cerritos and has been employed at the Cerritos McDonald’s for quite some time. He is a three time Golden Spatula winner and has enrolled in just about every class at Cerritos C.C., without earning that elusive Associate Arts Degree. *BruinRob spends a lot of his time touting the greatness of UCLA, despite the fact that he’s never attended the school, aside from never attending a UCLA basketball/football game, even though tickets are relatively easy to come by. *BruinRob really came into his own during the 2011 season. After the epic 50-0 beatdown of USC, BruinRob claimed that he and his “two kids” were verbally and physically harassed before, during, and after the game. *Two weeks later, BruinRob claimed that he and his “girlfriend” were going to drive in a convertible up the 101 to San Francisco to see UCLA get thumped by Illinois in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. It was during this time that BruinRob got exposed by a 12 year old for his DateMeLA profile. A link was posted and on that site there was BruinRob in all of his glory. All types of anti-USC propaganda and a portrait of BruinRob in a grey suit. By the looks of it, he goes around 5’7″-245 lbs. *For two seasons after that, BruinRob did exact some revenge on USC when Brett Hundley single handedly tore USC up three games in a row. This is when BruinRob changed his name to “UCLAOwnsLA”, mimicking the UCLA flavor of the month coach Jim Mora. He soon changed it to his current monicker of “JustOwns” after USC sent UCLA and Josh Rosen packing three years in a row. *BruinRob’s anti USC dystopia hit an all time high shortly after it was announced that USC would be playing Penn State in the 2017 Rose Bowl. He went on an all day rant about how the Bowl Selection Committee was violating their own rules by choosing USC over Colorado, who just lost the Pac-12 title game to UW. He conveniently left out the fact that USC beat both Colorado and UW that season. *But this was nothing compared to the Mother of all Meltdowns during the fourth quarter of the 2017 Rose Bowl. I was at that epic comeback and when I got back home I read this blog and let me tell you, BruinRob was strutting around like a Bantam Rooster during the Third Quarter. But as the Fourth Quarter began winding down, you saw him going absolutely haywire, culminating when USC won in the final seconds. *After that, BruinRob seemed to disappear for some time, keeping a really low profile. But now with USC sucking hind tit so to speak, he’s back spewing his constant garbage. FIGHT ON!

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