The arrival of Biletnikoff Award winner Jordan Addison from Pittsburgh is another piece of an obviously elite USC offense (outside of the offensive line) and gave fans plenty of reasons to celebrate Thursday. But I wonder how much celebrating was done within the USC receiver corps, especially from the receivers who were on last season’s roster. That would include Gary Bryant, Tahj Washington, CJ Williams, … Continue reading If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A USC Notes Column
The expected became official this afternoon. Former Pitt WR Jordan Addison has transferred to USC. I could see USC starting a game with Addison, Brenden Rice and Mario Williams. Addison caught 100 passes for 1,593 yards and 17 TDs last season. Continue reading Jordan Addison To USC
I’m eager to hear the tiebreaker formula for the new Pac-12 championship game, starting in 2023. What happens if two teams tie for second place and have the same winning percentage? You can’t just go by non-conference records, especially when you look at some teams’ schedules. For example, UCLA plays Bowling Green, Alabama State and South Alabama in 2022. Will they do it like basketball … Continue reading How Will Pac-12 Break Ties?
The SEC is showing why it is king right now as Jimbo Fisher responded to Nick Saban after Saban said Texas A&M “bought every player.” “It’s despicable that we have to sit here at this level of ball and say these things to defend the people of this organization, the kids, 17-year-old kids and their families,” Fisher said. “It’s amazing. Some people think they’re God. … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: SEC Gobbles Attention
UCLA has won the Crosstown Cup in the head-to-head competition of all sports with USC, 100-90. I still prefer to call it the Lexus Gauntlet. The funny thing now is the school that wins seems to be the only one to announce anything. UCLA has won it for the third time in five years. The football win proved to be a difference maker because it’s … Continue reading UCLA Wins Crosstown Cup
The Pac-12 is going to have the teams with the highest-winning percentage in conference games, instead of the division winners, play in the conference championship game beginning immediately. It will no longer just be the winner of the North vs. the South. In the new format, five of the 11 previous championship game matchups would have been different. So now winning the South Division won’t … Continue reading Pac-12 Just Changed Championship Game Selection Process