I wrote earlier in the week USC would hire Notre Dame assistant director of football strength and conditioning coach Robert Stiner if it made an acceptable offer. That offer came through and the hire became official today. Stiner’s official title at USC is Director of Football Sports Performance. I said in the headline he was a former Cincinnati assistant strength coach because that is the relevant information. … Continue reading As Expected, USC Hires Ex-Cincy Strength Coach
Outside of Jacksonville Jaguars fans, who was happiest about Urban Meyer becoming the team’s coach Thursday? Obviously, there is USC president Carol Folt, who no longer needs to see angry fans tweet her to hire Meyer. Right behind for a similar reason is USC athletic director Mike Bohn, who I heard wanted Meyer at one point until Folt said no. Where does that leave the … Continue reading If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A USC Notes Column
This graphic is objectively true, although there seems to be confusion when it says USC won six Heismans but shows seven. The problem is all of this tradition only reminds us all that the current state of the program is not acceptable. USC’s history is a great recruiting tool. But it needs to start creating more history. Offensive lineman Saia Mapakaitolo, who decommited from USC … Continue reading It’s Time For USC To Create History
If nothing else, this will put a huge dent in the “Hire Urban Meyer” tweets by USC fans. Continue reading Urban Meyer To Jaguars?
We have completed our second interview with Robert Saleh for our head coaching vacancy. 📰 https://t.co/EsIBvGyMw4 pic.twitter.com/mwUOoViGOi — New York Jets (@nyjets) January 13, 2021 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js I am starting off this morning with this announcement from the New York Jets. It has nothing to do with USC but it does show refreshing transparency as the NFL team admitted it interviewed someone a second time. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Morning Buzz: Getting Answers At USC Can Be A Real Chore
What exactly does Clay Helton do? Graham Harrell is looking for an offensive line coach. Mike Bohn is looking for a strength coach. Last year, Bohn hired Todd Orlando and then Orlando hired most of the assistant coaches. I hear Donte Williams was hired via Bohn and his staff, not Helton. Williams is now the main recruiter. Again, what does Helton do for the nearly … Continue reading What Does Clay Helton Do?