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USC Allows 5,000 To Spring Game

USC is going to allow 5,000 fans at its spring game on Saturday at the Coliseum. The 5,000 will consist of family members, guests and fans. Football season ticket holders will have the first opportunity to purchase tickets.    How many season-ticket holders will want to go? That’s a key question. Now here’s the other twist: Clay Helton has turned the spring game into a glorified … Continue reading USC Allows 5,000 To Spring Game

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USC Morning Buzz: Winners And Losers Of The Week

USC season-ticket holders The deadline for season tickets came and went and USC is still pursuing them to renew their tickets. Mike Garrett The former USC Heisman Trophy winner/athletic director turns 77 today. Sam Darnold Any time you can get away from the New York Jets, it’s a good thing. Pete Carroll He recently spoke to the Arizona football team. When is the last time … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Winners And Losers Of The Week

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USC Sunday Buzz: When John McKay Didn’t Hold Back

If you missed Friday’s newsletter, there was a look back at USC’s 15-15 tie with Cal in 1974 that featured some memorable comments from John McKay. :Our team ought to listen when a coach tells them that the other team can beat them,” McKay said. “This is a team playing in the past, without a future.” There are more McKay quotes in the newsletter link, … Continue reading USC Sunday Buzz: When John McKay Didn’t Hold Back

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An Obvious Fact Arises At USC Spring Practice

What a shock the offensive line struggled today in scrimmage-like situations against the defense. Well, not really. But then again, four starters return. So should they get dominated? The alibi will be that they are learning a new system from offensive line coach Clay McGuire. But that ignores the real limitations from this group. It will be a team weakness next season, no matter what. Continue reading An Obvious Fact Arises At USC Spring Practice