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Bubba Bolden Recommits to USC at 2017 US Army All-American Bowl

Huge! USC landed a huge commitment at the Army All-America Game from 4-star safety prospect Bubba Bolden. The Bishop Gorman product will be joining the Trojans as a top 75 player according to the 247Sports recruiting rankings, and one of the seven best safety prospects in the nation. Bolden was previously committed to the Trojans at the beginning of the 2017 recruiting cycle before...
Via Conquest Chronicles
9 days ago

USC Football Recruiting: Darnay Holmes Commits To UCLA Over Trojans

Five-star cornerback Darnay Holmes announced his commitment to UCLA over USC football on Saturday at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Despite USC’s stellar record for recruiting top local cornerbacks over the last few cycles, that trend hasn’t continued in 2017 as the Trojans failed to nab the commitment of highly-rated defensive back Darnay Holmes. Holmes […] USC Football...
Via Reign of Troy
9 days ago

USC Trojan Damien Mama Declares For The NFL Draft

Mama  will forgo his senior season with the Trojans and turn pro USC has an early entry into the NFL draft. Junior offensive lineman Damien Mama announced on his instagram that he would be declaring for the upcoming NFL Draft Friday afternoon. FIGHT ON! A photo posted by Damien Mama (@dmama51) on Jan 6, 2017 at 12:36pm PST Mama was a starter during his three...
Via Conquest Chronicles
9 days ago

USC Football Recruiting: Elite WR Manuel Allen commits to Trojans

New Shirt available from our friends at Breaking T. The USC Trojans picked up a verbal commitment Friday night when 4-star wide receiver Manuel Allen announced on twitter that he intends to join the Trojans. COMMITTED #FightOn✌️ pic.twitter.com/keIl7UiBKF— MANNY'P (@Manuel2Allen) January 7, 2017 Both Rivals and 247 Sports have Allen ranked as one of the best...
Via Conquest Chronicles
9 days ago

How Will USC Football Cope With 3 Lost Offensive Linemen In 2017?

Damien Mama’s decision to declare for the NFL leaves USC football with three open spots to fill on the offensive line. How will the Trojans cope? Back in 2011, the future looked bright for USC after a 10-2 season. But the Trojans faltered in 2012, in large part because the departure of elite left tackle […] How Will USC Football Cope With 3 Lost Offensive Linemen In 2017? - Reign...
Via Reign of Troy
10 days ago

USC Football: Two Trojans Nab 2017 NFL Combine Invites

Invitations for the 2017 NFL Combine have begun to trickle out, with USC football stars, including Darreus Rogers and Stevie Tu’ikolovatu, claiming invites. At least two USC football draft hopefuls are headed to Indianapolis for the 2017 NFL Combine, with more surely to follow. On Friday afternoon, Trojan defensive line coach Kenechi Udeze tweeted congratulations […] USC Football...
Via Reign of Troy
10 days ago

USC transfer QB Browne gets early start at Pitt

PITTSBURGH (AP) Max Browne spent four years at Southern California constantly competing for the starting quarterback job, with mixed results at best. The big-armed 21-year-old will get one last shot 2,500 miles away. Sure, it's not quite the way Browne expected his college career to go. Yet standing inside the Pittsburgh complex on Friday wearing a blue polo shirt - a decided...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

USC Men’s Basketball defeats Stanford 72-56

The Trojans improve to 15-1 on the year **We could use some help covering USC Basketball.** New Shirt available from our friends at Breaking T. Men's Basketball: USC 72, Stanford 56 - 1/5/17 Recap: USC men's basketball moves to 15-1 with big win over Stanford From USC Athletics: “Southern California (15-1, 2-1 Pac-12) rebounded from its first loss of the...
Via Conquest Chronicles
10 days ago

No. 25 Southern Cal beats Stanford 72-56

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jordan McLaughin scored 15 points and Chimezie Metu added 14 as No. 25 Southern California defeated short-handed Stanford 72-56 on Thursday night. Southern California (15-1, 2-1 Pac-12) rebounded from its first loss of the season at Oregon on Saturday by holding the Cardinal to 36 percent shooting, and 21 turnovers in a ragged affair. De'Anthony Melton added 12...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Clay Helton Deserve Coach of the Year Honors?

After guiding USC on a nine-game winning streak to end the 2016 season, does Clay Helton deserve Coach of the Year honors? In December, finalists for the Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award were announced, including USC head coach Clay Helton. Back then, Helton had the Trojans riding an eight-game winning streak while […] Does Clay Helton Deserve Coach of the Year Honors...
Via Reign of Troy
11 days ago

USC Football: OG Jordan Simmons Denied 6th Year Of Eligibility

The NCAA denied redshirt senior offensive lineman Jordan Simmons a sixth year of eligibility, ending his injury-plagued career with USC football. USC is awaiting word on a number of star junior players who are considering leaving for the NFL, but the Trojans got disappointing news on another departure as redshirt senior guard Jordan Simmons revealed […] USC Football: OG Jordan...
Via Reign of Troy
11 days ago

Checking in on USC’s Targets at the Under Armour All-American Game

USC recruiting updates New Shirt available from our friends at Breaking T. With all of the media’s focus surrounding the Rose Bowl, it is easy to forget that the Under Armour All-American game was played on New Year’s Day with the Army All-American game coming up this week. These games are a great opportunity to see who is, and who could be, the next generation of Trojan...
Via Conquest Chronicles
12 days ago

USC QB Sam Darnold named 2016 Archie Griffin Award winner

We spoke with Mark Rogers TV about Sam Darnold and the Archie Griffin Award New Shirt available from our friends at Breaking T. Facebook: facebook.com/conquestchronicles Twitter: twitter.com/CChroniclesSBN Join the Team! We spoke with Mark Rogers TV to discuss USC Trojans QB Sam Darnold and the Archie Griffin Award. For more great Pac-12 college football videos subscribe to...
Via Conquest Chronicles
12 days ago

The USC Trojans have found their next superstar

WOW, ok, now that it’s been a little over a day since the Rose Bowl, maybe now we can look back on the spectacle the game truly was. Next to the 2006 Rose Bowl, it is the greatest game that I’ve ever been alive to see or hear about. There were a lot of storylines in the game from the old-fashioned shootout, to Penn State’s Trace Mcsorley making plays, to Saquon Barkley running...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

USC Football: LB Cameron Smith Suspended for 1st Half of 2017 Opener

USC football will be without linebacker Cameron Smith for the first half of the season opener against Western Michigan, the Pac-12 confirmed Wednesday. It’s official, linebacker Cameron Smith will sit out the first half of USC’s season opener due to his targeting ejection in the second half of the Trojans’ win over Penn State in […] USC Football: LB Cameron Smith Suspended...
Via Reign of Troy
12 days ago

The USC Trojans’ Future Looks Very Bright!

Redshirt freshman phenom, Sam Darnold had the performance of his life earlier this week in the Rose Bowl. The future is bright for the USC Trojans as their redshirt freshman phenom, Sam Darnold had the performance of his life earlier this week in the Rose Bowl. Darnold tallied 453 yards through the air while adding an incredible 5 touchdowns, including a clutch dart between two defenders...
Via Conquest Chronicles
12 days ago

Rose Bowl Magic: Breaking Down the USC Comeback

The key moments in USC’s incredible win over Penn State. New Shirt available from our friends at Breaking T. The 103rd Rose Bowl has already been described with a long line of superlatives. Thrilling. Dramatic. Classic. One of the best ever. What made it so unbelievable was the fact that as we entered the fourth quarter, it looked like the game was over. If USC were to have...
Via Conquest Chronicles
12 days ago

How USC’s Rose Bowl Win Defied the Odds Against Them

From the very start to USC’s season, doubt counted them out. After their fall to Alabama, negativity ran its course. They were deemed talented, but slightly incapable of keeping up to such caliber. Once the losses kept coming, they turned elsewhere and made remarks on the coaching. All of these factors can take a toll on a team. Knowing your capability and continuously being shot...
Via Conquest Chronicles
12 days ago

Is Sam Darnold’s Grandfather, Dick Hammer, The Most Interesting Man In The World?

USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold is quite possibly the best quarterback in college football. But he’s still got some pretty big shoes to fill. NESN.com’s Courtney Cox discusses the life of Darnold’s grandfather, Dick Hammer, who is a serious contender for “Most Interesting Man in the World.” Watch the video above to see why. Oh, and did we mention he was the Marlboro...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

USC Football: Highlights and interviews following the 52-49 Rose Bowl victory over Penn State

Check out all of the post game moments and quotes following an amazing football game. New Shirt available from our friends at Breaking T. The USC Trojans and Penn State Nittany Lions played a classic Monday night. Start your morning off right by reliving one of the greatest games in Rose Bowl history and USC history. Fight On! Follow us on social media! Facebook: facebook.com...
Via Conquest Chronicles
13 days ago

Leon McQuay III’s key Rose Bowl pick was opposite of his grandfather’s fumble

Leon McQuay is a name that’s been associated with critical football plays in big moments, and now for good as well as ill. Leon McQuay III is a senior defensive back for the USC Trojans, and one who played a crucial role in their 52-49 Rose Bowl win over Penn State Monday. His grandfather, the first Leon McQuay, was a running back who had a solid college career with the since...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Some USC fans left Rose Bowl early, may have missed comeback

USC pulled off an improbable comeback against Penn State in the Rose Bowl Monday night, and many Trojan fans may have missed it after giving up too early. When Penn State outscored USC 28-8 in the third quarter and took a 49-35 lead into the fourth, many USC fans gave up hope. And we’re not just talking about people turning off their television sets. Some left the stadium early...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Darnold will be a Heisman favorite entering 2017

Simply put, the Rose Bowl was a phenomenal game, the type of effort from two clubs where a number of records fell, and what makes us remember why we love these bowl games in the first place. USC's 52-49 win over Penn State was everything that is great about college football.But while all the focus on Monday night is on the return of the Trojans - a team which could very well begin...
Via FOX Sports
14 days ago

USC's epic, emotional Rose Bowl win over Penn State is why bowls matter

PASADENA, Calif. — Monday’s Rose Bowl was not a College Football Playoff game. It didn’t feature the highest-ranked teams in the Pac-12 or the Big Ten. It also didn’t get constant TV promotion during the other 30-plus bowl games.But if you think USC’s 52-49 victory over Penn State wasn't meaningful, you weren’t paying attention to the riveting four-hour-and-12 minute...
Via FOX Sports
14 days ago

Former USC Players React To Rose Bowl Victory On Social Media

Former USC players on Twitter were hyped up on Monday as the Trojans completed a comeback win over Penn State. USC football completed their epic turnaround in 2016 with another epic turnaround in 2017. The Trojans trailed Penn State by 14 points entering the fourth quarter, blitz by the Nittany Lions with 28-unanswered points at the […] Former USC Players React To Rose Bowl Victory...
Via Reign of Troy
14 days ago
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