WINNERS Caleb Williams He’s got the USC fanboys staring at their phones all day wondering which tweet will signify his commitment to the Trojans. USC linebackers The Trojans added two SEC transfers. That cannot be a bad thing. USC running backs Travis Dye is No. 1. Austin Jones is probably No. 2. And there are three other guys who can play. Good for USC. Bad … Continue reading Morning Buzz: USC Winners And Losers Of The Week
Shane Lee, who played middle linebacker at Alabama the past three seasons, is transferring to USC. Lee was a non-factor the past two seasons: He had seven tackles in 2021 and three tackles in 2020. However, he did start during the 2019 season and made 86 tackles and was named freshmen All-American. If USC gets 2019 Shane Lee, good. If USC gets 2021 Shane Lee, … Continue reading USC Gets Alabama Middle Linebacker
Romello Height, a linebacker at Auburn, is transferring to USC. The good news is that is definitely a position of need. The question is how good is Height? He played in nine games last season and had 18 tackles, four quarterback hurries, no sacks and no interceptions. So USC is not getting a for-certain impact player based on what he did at Auburn. But maybe … Continue reading Sunday Buzz: USC Adds Auburn Linebacker
It’s not logical to make comparisons between now and 15 years ago. For example, USC had Matt Leinart, Mark Sanchez and John David Booty on the roster in 2005. That wouldn’t happen today. The transfer portal has turned college football into perpetual free agency, for better or worse. And I wonder today what USC tailback Darwin Barlow thinks his role will be next season? Travis … Continue reading USC Saturday Buzz: What Is Darwin Barlow’s Future?
Oregon tailback Travis Dye is transferring to USC. It’s a big boost to the offense and a big blow to Oregon. But what is in it for the ex-Stanford tailback Austin Jones, who committed to USC yesterday? Or Darwin Barlow? Or even Brandon Campbell. I wouldn’t be surprised if someone transfers now. A backfield of Dye, Caleb Williams and a bunch of wide recievers is … Continue reading Travis Dye Transfers To USC
While everyone waits for Caleb Williams to commit at any second, let’s look at another intriguing prospect in the transfer portal who may end up a Trojan. There is a lot of buzz Oregon tailback Travis Dye, who is from Norco, could be headed home. This would be a huge pick-up for USC, but I still wonder what Dye gets out of it? He would … Continue reading If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A USC Notes Column