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

How much did USC lose in football revenue by keeping Clay Helton? It’s a question that leads to speculation but you can put a dollar figure on it. I hear USC estimates it lost $24 million in football revenue because of poor ticket sales, concessions, parking, etc. Was that worth keeping Helton around too long? I hear UCLA coach Chip Kelly wants a big, new … Continue reading If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A USC Notes Column

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Vic So’oto Gets New Job

Colorado has hired former USC defensive line coach Vic So’oto for a similar position with the Buffaloes. Colorado defensive coordinator Chris Wilson is also a former USC defensive line coach under Steve Sarkisian. I love going to Colorado for games but the program is such an enigma. Cornerbacks coach Demetrice Martin just went to Oregon and now the Buffaloes’ have a corner (Christian Gonzalez) and … Continue reading Vic So’oto Gets New Job

USC Morning Buzz: Caleb Williams Coy About Future

Oklahoma QB Caleb Williams was cagey last night when asked about his future following the Sooners’ victory over Oregon in the Alamo Bowl. “The whole transfer portal thing and Coach (Brent Venables) going up there and saying (I’m the future of Oklahoma), I was focused on finishing the semester off strong, being with my guys, making sure that all my guys that won’t be here … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Caleb Williams Coy About Future

Remembering Paul Westphal

Today’s look back at Trojans who died in 2021 remembers Paul Westphal. Westphal was on the 1971 USC men’s basketball team that had a 24-2 record. He was a first-team All-American the following season. Westphal was so good, he could have gone anywhere after playing at Aviation High School in Redondo Beach and it came down to perennial champion UCLA and USC. “I wanted to … Continue reading Remembering Paul Westphal