USC Sunday Buzz: Travis Dye An NFL Case Study

USC tailback Travis Dye was among four players who signed free-contracts Saturday. Did Dye make a mistake coming to USC his senior season? He gained 884 yards last season, averaging 6.1 yards per carry. He averaged 6.0 yards per carry and gained 1,271 his junior season. The difference was the broken ankle he suffered at USC, which caused him to miss the final four games … Continue reading USC Sunday Buzz: Travis Dye An NFL Case Study

Let’s Wrap Up The NFL Draft

So USC and UCLA each had four players drafted. Oregon had six. Northwestern, which went 1-11, had four players chosen. Georgia had 10 players picked. TCU had eight. You want to talk about a draft. USC had 15 players selected in the 1953 NFL Draft. The draft were for 30 rounds back then, which sounds unbelievable in today’s culture. Here’s the first USC player selected, … Continue reading Let’s Wrap Up The NFL Draft

Andrew Vorhees Gets Drafted

USC offensive lineman Andrew Vorhees was selected in the seventh round by the Baltimore Ravens. It’s a relief because Vorhees would have been drafted higher if he hadn’t hurt his knee at the NFL Combine. He went through a lot in his USC career and was an All-American. Not an Internet All-American either, an Associated Press first-team All-American team selection. So once he recovers, he … Continue reading Andrew Vorhees Gets Drafted