Former USC athletic director Mike Garrett keeps a low profile in Kansas City but he is an honorary host for a fundraiser Donald Trump is holding for Herschel Walker. You might remember Garrett ran for office and lost before he became athletic director. Hard to believe with his magnetic personality. Today is the 16th anniversary of the Bush Push? Time flies. But I still have … Continue reading Mike Garrett Surfaces
USC coaches and players last spoke to the media Wednesday. The next time anyone will be available to the media is next Tuesday. This is pretty crazy when you consider USC plays Notre Dame next week. Whatever you think of this year’s edition of the game, it’s still college football’s greatest intersectional rivalry. Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly will speak to the media on Monday … Continue reading If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A (Mini) USC Notes Column
I told a Pac-12 coach about whether Donte Williams regrets becoming interim head coach? But if Williams wasn’t the head coach, he might be getting more criticism for the play of the cornerbacks, which has been below par this season. “They play really soft,” the Pac-12 coach said. Williams is in a tough position because he couldn’t turn down becoming interim coach and it does … Continue reading Where Is The Daring Donte Williams?
What did Max Nikias know and when did he know it? That might a question after last night’s news that a former USC dean and Los Angeles City Council member (and USC graduate) Mark Ridley Thomas were charged Wednesday with a bribery scheme in which Ridley-Thomas promised to steer millions of dollars in contracts to the school if his son got a scholarship and a … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Another Scandal To Deal With
Tom Lovrich, a USC All-American pitcher, died on Oct. 1 at age 91. Lovrich might be best known for giving up a legendary home run to Mickey Mantle when USC played the Yankees at Bovard Field in 1951. The home run supposedly traveled 615 feet. Lovrich won 33 games at USC from 1950-52). He was an All-District and All-Conference first team selection in 1951 and … Continue reading Pitcher Who Is Part Of USC Lore Dies
It sure looks like Jaxson Dart is being readied for a possible role in the Notre Dame game. Dart did more Tuesday and by next week I can see him getting enough practice time to be available for the Notre Dame game. Kedon Slovis will start but if he struggles, Dart could get his chance. Donte Williams has nothing to lose. USC was picked to … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Get Ready For Return Of Jaxson Dart