Did Todd McNair Settle Case For $8 Million?

Reggie Bush cannot stop talking, because he wants his Heisman Trophy back. Bush talked a lot less when USC and its football players needed his help. But did he admit on twitter that Todd McNair settled for $8 million. The greatest story in college football history has just turned into the greatest cover up by the @ncaa that settlement for $8Million is proof of the … Continue reading Did Todd McNair Settle Case For $8 Million?

USC Morning Buzz: Time To Rewrite History

Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff got the “Coach Kliavkoff” treatment Wednesday at USC as he kicked off his listening tour of the conference. I always feel like Clay Helton rewrites history. Below, he is talking about how JuJu Smith-Shuster built his brand at USC. I remember a junior year where Smith-Shuster didn’t get as many opportunities as expected and some doubted his pro prospects, mainly because … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Time To Rewrite History

What Will USC Do With Barrack Hall?

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?

Report: USC Assistant Jason Hart Leaving

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

USC Morning Buzz: A Thankful/Resentful Helton And Reggie Bush Update

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

The Wit And Wisdom Of Clay Helton

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