Did USC Offer Eric Gentry A Scholarship?

USC linebacker Eric Gentry is the Trojans’ best defensive player right now. He was also a three-star prospect and that shows how recruiting rankings can be full of holes. USC didn’t even offer Gentry a scholarship out of high school. Arizona State did a lot of things wrong under Herm Edwards but someone was smart enough to go after Gentry. Gentry is from Philadelphia. If … Continue reading Did USC Offer Eric Gentry A Scholarship?

How’s Morale In Heritage Hall In New USC Era?

You might think morale in the USC athletic dept. is at an all-time high with Lincoln Riley turning around football and a move to the cash-rich Big Ten. But I’ve heard from several sources that morale is actually low as employees often feel powerless with major decisions made by the Cincinnati mafia. It’s not just athletic director Mike Bohn but chief operating officer Nick Bowes, … Continue reading How’s Morale In Heritage Hall In New USC Era?

Morning Buzz: Does Pac-12 Atmosphere Prepare USC For Real Success?

It shouldn’t be an issue Saturday but a problem last weekend was USC burning three timeouts in the first half because its offense was disorganized. That was definitely surprising with how calm and organized the offense is expected to be under Lincoln Riley. “I thought there were some things operationally from us that we’ve got to be more efficient with,” Riley said. “We wasted some … Continue reading Morning Buzz: Does Pac-12 Atmosphere Prepare USC For Real Success?

Saturday’s USC Game Will Be A Dance Spectacular

The Trojan Dance Force will perform at a USC football game for the first time in its history on Saturday night. It’s long overdue. But it also seems like a reaction to the fact the Cardinal Divas performed at the Fresno State game and went viral. It had to miff the dance force, which has performed for more than 20 years, but never at a … Continue reading Saturday’s USC Game Will Be A Dance Spectacular

Lincoln Riley Praises A Pass To Remember

I don’t really care about the obsession of Oklahoma fans with Lincoln Riley. Or about some USC fans gloating about Oklahoma losing to Kansas State. Before you join that chorus, be aware that Riley is 1-2 vs. Kansas State coach Chris Klieman. “Had one of those nights where he wasn’t at his best throwing wise. It’s going to happen, to even the best of throwers. … Continue reading Lincoln Riley Praises A Pass To Remember