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

Some people get confused when they try to analyze USC and its relationship with football. They think if the Board of Trustees keeps its distance from athletics, it wants football to fail. It’s not that USC does not care about football. It’s that it currently doesn’t care if grossly inept people run football. USC is spending more than $300 million to renovate the Coliseum. It … Continue reading If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A USC Notes Column

Carol Folt And Ghost Of USC’s Past

What role will Max Nikias play during Carol Folt‘s tenure as USC president? He is the president emeritus and it’s been reported some of the trustees did not want him to resign last year and tried to get him to stay, which was overruled by Rick Caruso. So Nikias might still have influence and will undoubtedly have an opinion on what Folt’s doing at USC. … Continue reading Carol Folt And Ghost Of USC’s Past

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USC Offers A Top Prospect After 36 Other Schools!

Here is why it is so ridiculous for anyone to obsess over who is USC’s recruiting director: This morning, USC offered La Habra cornerback Clark Phillips. La Habra is 28 miles from L.A. Phillips has been offered by Alabama, Clemson, Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Georgia, Michigan and Texas A&M. And USC just offered him today?!?!? Someone needs to walk into the McKay Center and … Continue reading USC Offers A Top Prospect After 36 Other Schools!

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Another USC Basketball Player Transferring

USC forward Victor Uyaelunmo is transferring, according to Evan Daniels of 247. Uyaelunmo averaged only 0.8 points and 0.1 rebounds per game but here is the question: USC has lost Jordan Usher, J’Raan Brooks and now Uyaelunmo. Kevin Porter is expected to turn pro. The incoming recruiting class is great but what happens when someone gets hurt or in foul trouble? USC obviously is going … Continue reading Another USC Basketball Player Transferring

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USC Morning Buzz: What Are Odds Carol Folt Makes Changes?

Can we read any tea leaves with new USC president Carol Folt on how she might deal with the dysfunctional athletic dept.? When Folt was president of North Carolina, the only athletic director was Bubba Cunningham, who was hired after the NCAA started its investigation into the athletic-academic scandal. Larry Fedora was the only football coach until being fired in November. It should also be … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: What Are Odds Carol Folt Makes Changes?