Archive for the ‘USC’ Category

Pat Forde Really Wants Me To Hate Him

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Typically, I've given guys who work for ESPN a little slack. They have some truly gifted writers and reporters at the network (no Scoop Jackson, I'm not looking in your direction) and a lot of the investigative work they do is fantastic. One guy I can typically read when I ...

Leave Pete Carroll Alone!

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

The NFL needs to leave Pete Carroll alone. For the umpteenth year in a row, Carroll has reportedly been "discussing" a job opening with an NFL team. Most recently, it's the Washington Redskins. Before that, it was the Atlanta Falcons. Same story last offseason, and the one before that and ...

Nation’s Top Junior Headed To USC

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

In what should come as no surprise to anyone, the nation's top football player in the class of 2009 has committed to Pete Carroll and the USC Trojans. Matt Barkley, a 6'4 222-pound quarterback from Mater Dei High School, has long been considered a USC-lean, and finally made his decision ...

LS-Who Cares?

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

For most of America, last night's BCS "National Championship Game" had all the importance of the GMAC Bowl from the night before. And half of the excitement. Crow all you want LSU fans, very few people outside of Louisiana think you won an actual national title. Sure you got your ...

Do Officials Treat USC Differently?

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

I just read this article on USCRipsIt.com Trojan football program. The story analyzes the penalty yards assessed to , a Web site closely tied the USCPac-10 teams since 2001, the beginning of the Pete Carroll era. Many people associated with the program have always contested that over the past few ...

Sanchez And His Father Feel The Heat

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Last Saturday in South Bend, a star was born under center for the USC Trojans. Sure, the Fighting Irish didn't pose much of a challenge, but Mark Sanchez looked great running the Trojan offense and his boundless enthusiasm and intensity won over much of the USC faithful. Throwing for 235 ...

D-Bag Of The Week: John David Booty

Monday, October 8th, 2007

Sure it's hard following two Heisman Trophy winners and trying to carve out your own legacy, but this week's winner basically broke the collective heart of the Trojan nation on Saturday. He led the USC Trojans to a 24-23 loss to (of all freaking teams) the Stanford Cardinal. Sure he ...

Dwayne Jarrett Is Disappointing

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

It turns out the only thing better about the NFL for Panthers receiver Dwayne Jarrett is the talent level of the Steve Smith on his team. Remember Dwayne Jarrett? He was a standout receiver for USC the past two seasons and a second-round pick of the Carolina Panthers. The pick ...