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Is There A Point To Pac-12 Title Game For USC?

What’s the point of the Pac-12 championship game for USC? The simple answer is a spot in the College Football Playoff. But another way of looking at it is the game offers nothing for USC. The Trojans are already No. 4 in the CFP rankings. If they didn’t have another game, they could stroll into the playoff. The Pac-12 championship only offers risk for USC. … Continue reading Is There A Point To Pac-12 Title Game For USC?

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USC Morning Buzz: A New Look Coming?

I spoke to a Nike official on Tuesday who told me talks are underway with USC about wearing an alternate uniform in either 2023 or 2024. What would it look like? “I think the most likely option would be an all-white uniform,” the official said. USC’s considered an alternate uniform in the past but decided against it because of the public backlash. Steve Sarkisian pondered … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: A New Look Coming?

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USC Moves To No. 4 In CFP Rankings

As expected, USC moved into fourth place in the College Football Playoff rankings. The Trojans would play Georgia in Atlanta on Dec. 31 if nothing changes. Cornerback Jacobe Covington, a transfer from Washington, has struggled to make an impact. “He’s a guy we brought in to play and play early,” defensive coordinator Alex Grinch said. “He didn’t, which is a frustration. I hope he was … Continue reading USC Moves To No. 4 In CFP Rankings

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USC Morning Buzz: Key To Pac-12 Title Game

What will be the key in the USC-Utah game? Caleb Williams? The USC defense? We already know Williams is probably going to play a great game. And the USC defense will be vulnerable, as usual. But how will Utah QB Cameron Rising play? He passed for 415 yards and rushed for 3 TDs in the teams’ last meeting. But there’s been moments this season where … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Key To Pac-12 Title Game

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USC Notes: It’s Good To Be King

Did you know Lincoln Riley has a personal driver? The guy even dresses like a coach and has a locker at the Coliseum. When you make $10 million a year, it’s a perk of the job, especally for that grueling drive to Palos Verdes. Pete Carroll never had a driver. He was too energetic and free-wheeling. Remember, he used to drive around Los Angeles in … Continue reading USC Notes: It’s Good To Be King