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USC Morning Buzz: Quarterback Talk

Mater Dei QB Bryce Young started off his season completing 19 of 26 passing for 191 yards and three TDs. It was about a year ago when a friend told me Mater Dei coach Bruce Rollinson said (at a USC game no less) that Young was better than JT Daniels. At the time, I thought Rollinson was just trying to support his current quarterback. But … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Quarterback Talk

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USC Notes: Working Weekend

Lynn Swann is scheduled to appear at the USC athletes’ “Welcome Back Barbecue” this weekend. Darn work getting in the way of a potential full day of golf. Defensive back Clark Phillips of La Habra, who committed to Ohio State last month but wasn’t even offered by USC until March, had two interceptions against Upland last night. Former USC punter Reid Budrovich has been awarded … Continue reading USC Notes: Working Weekend

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When Practices Closes, It Gets “Physical”

What a coincidence that the first week USC practices are closed, Clay Helton says, “It’s been about as physical a three practices as I’ve seen.” Of course. Practices will always be physical now that no one can see them. At least USC did not practice in tennis shoes. That might happen today, though, because there is a mock game tomorrow, which is actually not physical … Continue reading When Practices Closes, It Gets “Physical”

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If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A USC Notes Column

Mater Dei’s Bryce Young is the No. 1-ranked dual-threat QB in the nation. Kedon Slovis is “as good as I’ve ever seen,” according to offensive coordinator Graham Harrell. But it is JT Daniels who will hold the starting position hostage for the next three seasons? Really? With all that arm talent behind him? Doesn’t USC want to win? Clay Helton wants to win . . … Continue reading If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A USC Notes Column