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If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A USC Notes Column

Will the expanded 12-team College Football Playoff format make a huge difference for USC? Let’s take a look at the last time USC would have made the CFP in 2017 if the new format existed. So USC would have played Penn State, and if lucky, Clemson. That’s as far as it would have gone. The Elite Eight. Still a long way off from the national … Continue reading If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A USC Notes Column

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USC Morning Buzz: Will A Recruit Buy An Offensive Pitch?

Gavin Sawchuk is rated the No. 3 tailback in the nation by Rivals. He visited USC last weekend and told Rivals, “I really like how they run their offense.” It would be interesting to know what USC showed him? The offense is not exactly tailback friendly and if you are one of the top backs in the nation, you expect 20-25 carries a game in … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Will A Recruit Buy An Offensive Pitch?

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Defensive Line Needs No Drama

If you are unhappy Jay Toia transferred, it’s more important to look at the reason. I said he had a poor relationship with defensive line coach Vic So’oto. I’ve also written that another defensive lineman reportedly threw a punch at So’oto during a practice. So the question going forward is whether this stuff becomes a distraction? In the case of Toia, he left so it … Continue reading Defensive Line Needs No Drama