I spoke to someone who watched players’ workouts and said it was obvious QB Caleb Williams and WR Mario Williams have played together and formed a bond.
“You could tell right away,” the source said. “Last year, I could tell Keaontay Ingram was a player. I think (Mario Williams) could be like that too.”
- This is going to be a big recruiting weekend for USC: Five-star defensive lineman Jayden Wayne; four-star tailback Rueben Owens (ranked No. 1 nationally by Rivals); four-star linebacker Kyngstonn Viliamu-Asa and four-star offensive tackle Olaus Alinen are among those scheduled to visit.
- UCLA actually has more pressure on it Saturday than USC when the teams meet Saturday at Pauley Pavilion.
“It’s really do or die for us and we’re going to give it everything we’ve got to try to get that win,” Jaime Jaquez said about beating the Trojans.