Former USC safety Dennis Thurman, shown above with Clay Matthews in the 1976 USC-UCLA game, has accepted a job as defensive coordinator for the Memphis franchise of the new Alliance of American Football league. Thurman was previously the defensive coordinator of the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills. He spent last season as an analyst on the USC radio pre-game show. Continue reading Former USC Safety Dennis Thurman To Coach In AAF
Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables has received the largest known contract for an assistant coach with a five-year deal worth $11.6 million. Venables will make $2.2 million per year the first two years. It was just seven years ago that USC defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin made $1.8 million and was the highest-paid assistant in the nation. Those days seem long gone at USC. Clancy Pendergast … Continue reading Saturday Buzz: Is USC Keeping Up With Power Conferences?
Here is today’s second round of the British Open. And that is USC and Daily Trojan alum David Ovalle in the background watching Tiger Woods. Now look at the picture below. I give this guy credit: He went to UCLA in a USC jersey (Cody Kessler, no less) to take selfies at Manchester United’s summer workouts. Photo/Manchester United Continue reading USC Is Everywhere
Photo/Gatorade Sam Darnold and JT Daniels posed together earlier this week. Yup, Darnold’s taller. Will it be an issue this season? We will see. Do you think Chip Kelly is going through any kind of culture shock at UCLA? He released a top 100 player, wide receiver Bryan Addison of Gardena Serra, after some problems with the UCLA admissions office and college board. Even … Continue reading If It’s Friday, It’s Time For The USC Notes Column
Wide receiver Joseph Lewis was arrested again Wednesday night on a felony domestic violence charge after an alleged altercation at a Los Angeles home. He was being held on $100,000 bail. Lewis was presumed to be gone from the program permanently after the first arrest so this only refinforces that thought. Continue reading Joseph Lewis Arrested Again
A USC game has sold out of single-game tickets, but it’s a road game, of course. Texas only has tickets left for the USC game for those who want to buy season tickets. Texas Memorial Stadium has a capacity of 100,119, so the crowd will be huge for this game. Continue reading Single Game Tickets Gone For USC-Texas