Archive for the ‘USC’ Category

Week 2 Picks: MCD Goes TMQ

Friday, September 5th, 2008

Updates and scores below starting 12 pm Saturday. The world of college football has been rocked once again with scandal. No, not an Oregon defensive tackle meeting with and taking money from an agent before trying to give the money back. No, not yet another allegation about Escalades in Tuscaloosa. The ...

Rick Neuheisel, Always Good For A Laugh

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

The above, now infamous advertisement appeared in the Los Angeles Times the other day. Frankly, as a USC homer I figured I might find this slightly more hilarious than the rest of the staff...I was wrong. Here are some suggestions we came up with for other text they could have ...

Pac-10 Preview: As Usual, Trojans Take The Fun Out Of A Good Thing

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

The pro-style offense is alive and well in the Pac-10. And, with respect to the Big XII, the Pac-10 is the real home of offensive football in the college ranks. With a couple of notable exceptions, these teams don't feel the need to spread the ball out or stay in ...

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 ...