Morning Buzz: USC Working Transfer Portal Again

USC offered University of Hawaii defensive lineman Jonah Laulu this morning. He also has offers from Georgia, Cal, Washington and Virginia Tech. The Trojans offered at least seven players scholarships yesterday led by five-star cornerback Javien Toviano of Arlington, Texas. The Holiday Bowl gave its trophy to North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren this morning before the Wolfpack flew home from San Diego. Doeren was an … Continue reading Morning Buzz: USC Working Transfer Portal Again

Holiday Bowl Canceled*

Less than five hours before kickoff, the Holiday Bowl between UCLA and North Carolina State was canceled because the Bruins’ defensive line had COVID issues. This means Iowa will be the defending champs of the Holiday Bowl since 2019 after pummeling USC. And the lasting USC memory can be Juliano Falaniko kicking an Iowa player in the head. 41 kicked ISM in the face? … Continue reading Holiday Bowl Canceled*

USC Morning Buzz: Oregon’s Intentions Clear

New Oregon coach Dan Lanning is making it clear what his priority is when it comes to the Ducks’ coaching staff: Recruiting. Offensive line coach Adrian Klemm, who was previously at UCLA, got a two–year show-cause order in 2016 for arranging training services and housing for two recruits worth $2,400 that he paid for outside of NCAA rules. Defensive coordinator Tosh Lupoi had “issues” at … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Oregon’s Intentions Clear

Remembering Steve Riley

This week I am going to remember Trojans who died in 2021. Today, a look at offensive tackle Steve Riley, who was an All-American offensive tackle in 1973. Steve Riley died on Sept. 16 from cardiac arrest. He was 68. Riley was an offensive tackle on the 1972 national championship team that went undefeated and named an All-American in 1973. Riley was a first-round pick in … Continue reading Remembering Steve Riley

USC Winners And Losers Of Week

WINNERS USC basketball The Trojans rose to No. 7 in the AP Top 25 poll, their highest-ranking since 1975. That Gus Williams-led team got to No. 5. Just don’t play and you never lose. Williams is pictured above. Carson Palmer The Heisman winner turns 42 today and did a great job spilling the beans on that players group Mike Bohn consulted during the coaching search. … Continue reading USC Winners And Losers Of Week