Did you know USC has a Barrack Hall, named after former trustee Tom Barrack, who resigned last week after he was arrested and indicted. Barrack donated $15 million in 2014 for the honor. Now here is where things get tricky. Barrack Hall is actually renovations that took place inside the famous Bridge Hall building on campus. I’ve written extensively about Bridge Hall, which has some … Continue reading What Will USC Do With Barrack Hall?
USC assistant coach Jason Hart is resigning to become head coach of the G League Ignite, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Behind the scenes, this is viewed as a huge loss for USC. Hart basically built the program the past eight years. For example, he had to convince Andy Enfield to take Nick Rakocevic after Enfield balked and recruited most of the top players … Continue reading Report: USC Assistant Jason Hart Leaving
In the USC newsletter, I look at whether Clay Helton thankful or resentful when he answers questions? It’s a weird trait of his. The NCAA told ESPN this morning it did not intend to return the Heisman Trophy to Reggie Bush based on NIL changes. “Previous penalties, including those that are several years old, will not be re-evaluated or reconsidered based on the recent changes … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: A Thankful/Resentful Helton And Reggie Bush Update
Here is Clay Helton this afternoon at Pac-12 media day talking about expectatations at USC: “You can have an undefeated regular season and not win a championship game and everyone’s mad. That’s (how you know you are) at a special place.” Helton makes USC sound like such a tough place to coach. It’s really not a hard place in a mediocre conference. And a lot … Continue reading The Wit And Wisdom Of Clay Helton
In a bit of non-Pac-12 media day news, former USC QB Aaron Corp is the new offensive coordinator at Orange Lutheran, his alma mater. Corp has been quarterbacks coach at Norfolk State and Richmond. He played at Richmond after transferring from USC. Continue reading Aaron Corp In The News
And now the moment you waited for all summer: the Pac-12 preseason team! 2021 PRESEASON ALL-PAC-12 CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM First Team Offense Second Team Offense QB Kedon Slovis, USC QB Jayden Daniels, Arizona State RB Jarek Broussard, Colorado RB CJ Verdell, Oregon RB Max Borghi, Washington State RB Rachaad White, Arizona State WR Drake London, USC WR Johnny Johnson … Continue reading Four Trojans Make Pac-12 Preseason First Team