The NFL Network is reporting Kliff Kingsbury is finalizing a deal with the Arizona Cardinals. Now what? Well, he will probably take running backs coach Mike Jinks with him so USC has two openings. Kingsbury was a false prophet, given too much importance by USC fans. How about Clay Helton’s Signing Day quote on Kingsbury: “He said, ‘Coach, if I decide I’m coming to USC, … Continue reading Kliff Kingsbury Finalizing Deal With Cardinals
USC guard Jordan Usher has transferred to Georgia Tech. Usher left the basketball team on New Year’s Eve. Now, you probably heard USC defensive lineman Oluwole Betiku will transfer and be eligible at another school next season. He sat out last season with a hip injury. But before that, he could not get on to the field. He is a classic example of a player … Continue reading Some USC Player Updates
Pro Football Talk is reporting Kliff Kingsbury might simply resign and walk away from USC if Lynn Swann blocks him from interviewing with NFL teams. The story reads like it came from Kingsbury’s agent and it might just be a chess move between Kingsbury and USC to allow interviews. But it shows how bad Lynn Swann is at being an athletic director. He doesn’t know … Continue reading Would Kliff Kingsbury Resign From USC?
It isn’t every day an employee at USC speaks publically about how much money the university could lose in donations. But Sara Jensen, senior director of development for the Marshall School of Business, told Poets and Quants that her office is projecting a loss of between $30-40 million in donations following the ouster of Dean Jim Ellis. “Our team is putting together a list of donors … Continue reading USC Official: Business School Dean’s Ouster Could Cost Up To $40 Million In Donations
Remember when a Cal State L.A. administrator filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Mike Garrett and the university? Well, it got settled for $2.75 million according to the Los Angeles Times. Sheila Hudson accused Garrett and Cal State L.A. of violating California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act and of intentional infliction of emotional distress in her 2016 lawsuit. Hudson claimed Garrett used terms like “Sweetheart” … Continue reading Cal State L.A. Settles Lawsuit For $2.75 Million
Bob Einstein, best known to many as Super Dave Osborne, died today. He was 76. He was also Marty Funkhouser on HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” The USC connection was Super Dave’s sidekick, Mike Walden, who was USC’s play-by-play announcer from 1966-72 but did USC games for various networks for several decades and is in the USC Hall of Fame. He was also UCLA’s play-by-play announcer, … Continue reading There’s Always A USC Connection