USC quarterback Sam Darnold would be 'honored' to play for any NFL team

USC quarterback Sam Darnold has yet to enter the 2018 NFL Draft, but if he does, he wants teams to know that he’d be happy to play anywhere.While UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen has reservations about going to a bad team — namely the Cleveland Browns — Darnold has a starkly different take.“Whenever I come out to go to the NFL, I think I’d be honored to play for any team,” Darnold said...
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December 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Darnold would be ‘honored’ to play for any NFL team, including Browns

If both Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen end up declaring for the NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns may have an easy choice to make with the No. 1 overall draft pick.Compared to Rosen, who is more concerned about going to the right team rather than the one picking the highest, Darnold says it would be “special” to go No. 1 overall in the draft.“Honestly, yeah, it would be awesome,” Darnold...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Sam Darnold would be ‘honored to play for any [NFL] team’

USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold differentiated himself from UCLA Bruins signal-caller Josh Rosen by indicating on Wednesday that it would be an honor to play for any NFL team.The Cleveland Browns (0-15) assured themselves the top overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft with a loss to the Chicago Bears last weekend. Darnold was asked how he thinks he would look in a Browns uniform...
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December 27, 2017  |  Discuss

5-Star Quarterback JT Daniels to Reclassify and join USC Football in 2018

USC adds a quarterback to their 2018 class as JT Daniels reclassifies to the 2018 class. There have been rumors of JT Daniels reclassifying to come to USC a year early and now things are official. JT Daniels released a video on his twitter account announcing that he will be reclassifying into the 2018 class and enroll into USC for the fall semester. The report was made by Greg Biggins...
Via Conquest Chronicles
December 24, 2017

Early signing period: USC football signs elite recruits at running back and linebacker

Two key prospects sign with the Trojans on early signing day Recruiting season is an interesting time of year for college football fans. The drama of prospects committing, de-committing, flipping schools, all while waiting for the fax of a recruits letter of intent to hit the program’s facility. Early signing day may not have brought that type of drama, but it was still interesting...
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December 21, 2017

Early signing period 2018: USC Signs Two New Linebackers To 2018 Class

Raymond Scott & Kana’i Mauga will enroll early with the Trojans. Raymond Scott, Harbor City, CA Four-star Scott signed with the Trojans Wednesday morning on the first day of the early signing period. Scott adds to USC’s defensive haul in the class of 2018 and will be a welcomed early enrollee. Ranked No. 138 nationally and No. 8 for his position, Scott is a U.S. Army All...
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December 21, 2017

Early signing period: USC football recruiting has solid start signing McClain and Williams

Two top defenders will join the Trojans On the first day of the newly instated early signing period, the USC Trojans and its Southern California charm snagged multiple top recruits. Here are two of the eight new Trojans. Chase Williams, DB, Corona, CA Ranked No. 125 nationally and No. 16 for his position, four-star Williams adds defensive dominance to the Trojans’ secondary...
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December 21, 2017

Trojans Live 12/19 - Clay Helton Cotton Bowl Preview

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December 19, 2017

Four-star 2018 Running Back Commits to USC

Trojans pick up a recruit commit right after losing one After a de-commitment from a fellow 2018 running back Mychal Salahuddin, the Trojans landed Markese Stepp to fill their ground attack needs. Stepp announced his commitment via Twitter on Sunday, Dec. 17, just days before the early signing period begins for recruits on Dec. 20. The talented four-star hailing from Cathedral...
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December 18, 2017

Talented Running Back Mychale Salahuddin decommits from USC

4 star All-purpose running back decommits from USC, but Trojans remain in Top 5. USC lost a 4 star commit as early signing day approaches. All purpose running back Mychale Salahuddin decommitted from the USC Trojans early Sunday morning. Salahuddin made the announcement through his twitter account. Salahuddin was rated by 24/7 composite as a 4 star running back and was ranked...
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December 17, 2017

Early Signing Period for the Trojans

The top recruits Clay Helton looks to nab Dec. 20-22. One of the most stressful but exciting times in the college football world is the signing of top high school recruits. Being a commit is one thing, but signing a National Letter of Intent (NLI), is a whole other ballpark. This year the NCAA is doing something a little different, instead of beginning in February, early signing...
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December 15, 2017

USC Trojans Return to Practice, Tyson Helton to Tennessee

After their first practice back since their PAC-12 title victory, Clay Helton reveals key points Yesterday, the USC Trojans returned to the practice field for the first time since their 31-28 victory over Stanford in the PAC-12 championship over a week ago. Helton began his post practice press conference detailing the matchup against Ohio State, highlighting QB JT Barrett as a...
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December 13, 2017

Total of 11 USC players names to All Pac-12 Honors

USC is well represented on both First and Second team All-Pac-12 Pac-12 announced their awards and honors Tuesday afternoon and USC was well represented. The All-Pac-12 featured a few Trojans on the list for the first and second team list. USC had a total of 7 players represented on the first team All Pac-12. Quarterback Sam Darnold and running back Ronald Jones II were voted...
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December 06, 2017

Ex-USC LB Osa Masina gets year in jail for sexual battery

Former USC linebacker Osa Masina was sentenced to a year in a jail on Tuesday for raping a woman last year.Masina pleaded guilty in October to three counts of class A misdemeanor sexual battery, which were reduced charges from first-degree felony rape and two first-degree felony charges of forcible sodomy. On Tuesday he received his sentence in a 3rd District Court room in Salt Lake...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Former USC LB Osa Masina sentenced to prison for sexual battery

Following up on a story from earlier this year, former USC Trojans linebacker Osa Masina has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of misdemeanor sexual battery.TMZ Sports has some more alarming details on the crime that will likely ultimately imprison Masina for one calendar year.Masina, a four-star recruit of the Trojans from Utah back in...
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December 05, 2017  |  Discuss

The USC Trojans should not be discouraged with no playoffs

It’s official, USC will be taking on THE Ohio State on December 29 in the Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium. This means that they will be missing out on the College Football Playoffs after entering the season as one of the favorites to make it. But do not fret because the season is not a failure by any means. Yes, expectations were high, but baby steps are usually the most...
December 03, 2017  |  Discuss

What we learned in USC’s Pac-12 Championship victory over Stanford

Here’s what we learned from the Pac-12 Championship game. USC won their first conference championship since 2008, defeating Stanford 31-28 in the Pac-12 Championship game Saturday night. While the Trojans wait to see what Bowl game they will play in and who their opponents will be, let’s look back to the Pac-12 Championship game and see what we learned in their victory. USC Special...
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December 03, 2017

Top takeaways from college football's championship weekend

There weren’t many big surprises for fans to savor during college football’s championship weekend. However, thanks to one outcome, the CFP selection committee does have a key decision to make heading into the postseason.Stanford and USC got the festivities started out with an amazing Pac-12 Championship Game on Friday night. Ohio State and Wisconsin wrapped up the weekend with a...
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December 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Tee Martin focused on USC but would reconsider if Tennessee was interested

There have been some rumors recently that Tennessee is interested in hiring USC offensive coordinator Tee Martin to be its next head coach.On Friday night following USC’s victory over Stanford in the Pac-12 Championship Game, Martin was asked about those rumors. Martin said he has not been contacted by Tennessee at this time and that his focus is on USC. However, he also noted he...
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December 02, 2017  |  Discuss

USC Trojans Win Pac-12 Championship

For the first time since the Pac-12 formed in 2011, a south division team has won its title game.The USC Trojans took down the Stanford Cardinal on Friday to win their first conference championship since 2008. The two teams had played each other earlier in the season in which the Trojans won that game as well. Clay Helton earns his first championship as a head coach in his second...
Via The Sports Post
December 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Pac-12 commissioner: USC should get into playoff over Alabama with win over Stanford

Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott made some bold comments backing his conference on Friday evening ahead of USC and Stanford’s title bout at Levi’s Stadium. He said that, should USC win, then it deserves to get into the playoff over a one-loss Alabama team. That’s a bold take. Though, we should hardly be surprised Scott is of this opinion, given he’s paid to make the Pac-12 look as...
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December 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Trojans Live 11/28 - Ajene Harris

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November 29, 2017

The USC Trojans get the matchup they wanted and needed

The date is set. The USC Trojans travel north to the Bay Area in a rematch of a Week 2 game as they take on the Stanford Cardinals for the PAC 12 Championship on Friday, December 1. Stanford secured the PAC 12 North via the beatdown of the Washington State Cougars at the hands of the Washington Huskies. Stanford’s 38-20 victory over Notre Dame was just a formality, but it makes it...
November 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Sam Darnold not talking about his draft status

Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen were the focus of ABC/ESPN’s telecast of Saturday’s UCLA-USC game. Both are top QB prospects, and both are eligible to enter the NFL Draft next year. However, good luck getting Darnold to talk about his draft status.The redshirt sophomore was asked after his Trojans’ 28-23 win at the Coliseum about the students’ chants for him to stay in school another...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Bye, Bye Bruins: #11 USC Trojans Defeat UCLA to Complete Their Sweep of the Pac-12 South

The Victory Bell stays with USC for another year with the Trojans tenth victory this season In what was expected to be an offensive explosion—the crosstown rivalry for the Liberty Bell was more of an animated slow burn at the end of a “USC RULEZ” powder keg as the Trojans defeated the Bruins 28-23. Sam Darnold didn’t have the big game he was expected to as he finished with 264 yards...
Via Conquest Chronicles
November 18, 2017
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