Former player Leonard Williams defends Steve Sarkisian

USC football fired head coach Steve Sarkisian, but he still has a supporter in ex-Trojans-turned-New York Jets defensive lineman Leonard Williams. According to Darryl Slater of NJ Advance Media, Williams said he didn’t notice alcohol problems with Sarkisian either as a player or during his return trip to Southern Cal for the team’s outing last Thursday. Williams defended Sarkisian...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

USC Football: To the NFL

Leonard Williams With the NFL draft now completed it’s time to take a look at how the former USC football players fit with their new teams. Leonard Williams, New York Jets Williams took quite the slide on draft night and should end up as the steal of this year’s draft. He is the type of player who can dominate the game from the defensive side of the ball with his athleticism...
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May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

USC Football: Where will they go?

Leonard Williams With the NFL Draft now less than a month away, it is time to look at where a trio of former USC football players will be headed to play professional ball. Leonard Williams One of the best players in the draft could go to any team in the NFL and make an instant impact. However, because it is highly unlikely that Williams will slip past the top five, there are only...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

USC Star DE Leonard Williams Says He Might Return For Senior Year “Just To Beat (UCLA)”

Leonard Williams has been at USC for three years and he’s lost to UCLA three times. The Trojans’ star defensive tackle lineman might not get another chance to beat the Bruins. This, obviously, bothers him deeply.  A projected top-10 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, Williams is expected by many to forgo his final year of eligibility and head to the pros.  The possibility of beating...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

USC Star DL Leonard Williams Exits Stanford Game On First Series, With Trainers

USC star defensive lineman Leonard Williams started against Stanford despite looking very poor in pre-game warmups.  One series into the game against the Cardinal, Williams is off the field and meeting with trainers.  Big: USC DL Leonard Williams already out of the game. With trainers. Looked bad early. — David Lombardi (@DavidMLombardi) September 6, 2014 Leonard Williams looked...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

USC DE Leonard Williams healthy, ready to dominate

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Ed Orgeron is one of the most hard-nosed, tough, yet still loving coaches there are. It was the loving side of the man affectionately known as "Coach O" that USC defensive end Leonard Williams experienced the most -- at least according to his teammates. "A lot of the d-line guys on the team said he treated me like his baby," Williams said. That's hard to believe...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

USC's Leonard Williams says he'll be healthy for fall camp

If USC's spring game last Saturday was a Saturday during the fall, USC All-American defensive lineman Leonard Williams says he "definitely" would have been on the field. However, it was the spring game and just like the 14 practices USC held prior to that, Williams was relegated to being a spectator. It was all a part of USC head coach Steve Sarkisian's decision to try to make sure...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

USC Football: No excuses against UCLA

Sanctions, injuries and depth are not suitable excuses. USC Football lost to UCLA by the largest margin since Richard Nixon was president. UCLA head coach Jim Mora has moved to 2-0 against USC. Interim head coach drops to 0-2 against USC’s rivals— and USC is 0-4 against rivals in the past two seasons. It was UCLA’s first victory in the Coliseum since 1997— nearly a month...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Five points: Why USC will beat UCLA on Saturday

1. Leonard Williams The stud defensive lineman has continued to give his team an emotional boost over the past couple of weeks. He's gutting it out on an injured shoulder that in all likelihood will need surgery after the season. Williams is going to be key in USC controlling the line of scrimmage --both in the run game and also in their efforts to keep UCLA Brett Hundley in the...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

USC Football: USC, UCLA, the world and everything

The Trojans and Bruins at the line of scrimmage (Photo credits: Ben Liebenberg/AP) Everyone has their story about the “best” or most memorable USC-UCLA rivalry game. That’s not what you will get here. Enjoy the mass of relevant numbers. Over UCLA’s 29 victories against USC, they win by an average of 10.62 points. In USC’s 46 wins, they do so by an average of 16.76. Furthermore...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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