Found May 15, 2012 on
Crystal Ball Run:
Memo to college football fans across the country: You might not like Lane Kiffin, but you better get used to him. Yes, the coach everyone loves to hate has the prohibitive BCS National Championship favorite heading into 2012, but we already knew that. The scary thing though? The Trojans aren’t slowing down anytime soon.
That point was hammered home again today, when the Trojans picked up a big-time verbal commitment from the class of 2013, in the form of Joilet (HS) IL running back Ty Isaac. Listed by some services as the No. 1 back in the country, Isaac made his intentions known announcing on Twitter:
"Committed to The University of Southern California."
And really, who doesn’t like a guy who’s blunt with his tweets?
In all seriousness though, this is another huge get for Kiffin in his staff, as they continue on a recruiting roll unlike anyone in college football right now. Despite having only 15 scholarships to work with last winter, USC still managed to land a cla...
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USC could be thin at tailback this season, but the Trojans moved to shore up the depth issue for the future by getting a verbal commitment Tuesday from Ty Issac.
Issac, 6 feet 3 and 215 pounds, will be a senior at Joliet Catholic High in Joliet, Ill. He rushed for a record 515 yards and six touchdowns last season in a state championship game.
"I had a great feeling about USC...
Over at the college football website I run, CrystalBallRun.com, I brought up what I thought to be a very interesting talking point yesterday afternoon: Has USC’s Pat Haden evolved into the best Athletic Director in college sports? Well, after thinking about it some more last night, doing some research, and talking to a few folks who’ve spent time around USC’s athletic department...
Many Georgia fans will tell you that when Aaron Murray’s name enters the signal-caller conversation, particularly where the NFL is concerned, things get a bit sketchy. For a majority of fans his pros don’t outweigh his cons, while for others, it seems he will always be the guy falling short of his predicted greatness—despite what he’s done statistically over the last two...
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission voted to grant control of the stadium to USC for the next 42 years.
The board passed the vote 8-1 putting USC in charge of the day-to-day operations of the stadium and also the Sports Arena situated next to it. This lease is set at a minimum of 20 years but with renewal options could last until 2054….Again that’s 2054!!! In case...
STRENGTHS: Strong arm, quick release, above average footwork, pinpoint accuracy, performed in NFL ready offense, high completion rate, improving touchdown to interception ratio, four year starter at USC, throws a rocket football, has served as leader for Trojans during probationary period
DOWNSIDE: Still has moderate to...
The college football off-season is generally filled with news of coaching changes, recruits tweeting, fans tweeting recruits about their decisions, and players arrests. It gets old reporting on all of this bs after a while and sometimes you have to look for something positive to write about.Well, Yahoo!’s Dr. Saturday, Graham Watson, has done just that, reporting on the Southern...