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2015 NFL Combine Wrap Up: Winners And Losers

Now that the 2015 NFL Combine is complete, let’s look back at all the positions and pick out the winners and losers from Indianapolis. Winners: Leonard Williams/DL USC – He showed why he’s the consensus best play in this year’s draft. Long, lean, and a violent punch, Williams made the drills look effortless, easy, and […] 2015 NFL Combine Wrap Up: Winners And Losers is...
Via Steelers Depot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Scouting Combine: USC's Williams looks like No. 1, UCLA's Hundley climbing QB ranks

The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine wrapped up with the speed on display Monday. The scene now shift to various pro days around the country. But first, here's a look at some locals players who were among the top performers in Indianapolis over the last few days.  USC DL Leonard Williams- You'd think there's not much to be gained for a player who's already perceived to be a top-three...
Via Fox Sports West
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Snoop Dogg Threw His Son, UCLA Signee Cordell Broadus, A “Coming To America”-Themed Birthday Party

Blue chip football recruits are not your normal high school students, and UCLA signee Cordell Broadus, son of rapper Snoop Dogg, is not your normal blue chip football recruit. Broadus and his famous father were the subjects of the ESPN series “Snoop & Son: A Dad’s Dream,” and he made headlines by choosing UCLA over his father’s beloved USC Trojans. To celebrate his 18th...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

USC’s Men’s Basketball Team Sent 3 Of Its Players Home Prior To Road Game vs. ASU

USC’s men’s basketball team will be without three of its players when it takes on Arizona State this evening in Tempe.  Sophomore shooting guard Katin Reinhardt, junior point guard Chass Bryan and sophomore walk-on guard Devon Pflueger “violated team rules” on the road trip and will not be on the bench tonight against the Sun Devils.  USC announced the news with a tweet...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: USC QB Cody Kessler Is Working Out With Trojans’ Former Star WR Robert Woods Today

Cody Kessler is preparing for USC’s 2015 season by working out with one of the best wide receivers in Trojan history.  Thursday afternoon, the USC rising senior quarterback posted a photo of himself getting in some work with Buffalo Bills wide receiver Robert Woods, who starred in Los Angeles from 2010-12. Woods was a consensus All-American his sophomore year, catching 111 passes...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Clancy Pendergast reportedly left for NFL because he does not want to recruit

Former USC defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast has been a popular man the past two months as he has been considered for many coaching positions. Pendergast, who took last season off after Steve Sarkisian brought his DC from Washington to USC, interviewed for the Redskins defensive coordinator position, as well as the LSU and Utah DC...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Audible: USC is dominating recruiting for second straight year

For the second consecutive season at USC, Steve Sarkisian is putting together a dominant recruiting class. How good could the Trojans' 2015 class be? If it locks in some remaining targets, it could reach No. 2 in the nation, behind only Alabama (which has a strong hold on the top spot). With National Signing Day on the horizon, Ryan Abraham of USCFootball.com -- the Scout.com network...
Via Fox Sports West
25 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star CB Iman Marshall Not Heavily Favoring USC?

Judging from Iman Marshall's retweet, he may not be heavily favoring the USC Trojans.
Via Gamedayr
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Steve Sarkisian And USC Commit Ronald Jones Posed With A Cool Customized “Fight On” Banner

USC head coach Steve Sarkisian was in Texas today, and had an in-home visit with running back commit Ronald Jones II, a four-star player from McKinney. The player and his future coach posed for a picture during the visit today with a big “Fight On” banner, featuring pictures of Jones from high school and a recent All-American game. We’re not sure if the banner was made by Jones...
Via College Spun
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Four Star Wide Receiver Commits to USC Trojans at Army All-American Game But Only For Three Years

Saturday night the USC Trojans got some good news during the U.S. Army All-American game. They were able to add a four-star wide receiver to their 2015 recruiting class--Ykili Ross from Polytechnic in Riverside, California.But there's a catch. He already knows when he is going to declare for the NFL Draft (because apparently he's that good):Read more »
Via FatManWriting
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

USC Trojans Mascot Honors WWII War Hero

The USC Trojans mascot was riderless at the Rose Parade to honor Louis Zamperini, a WWII veteran, former USC Tojan, and Olympic athlete.
Via Gamedayr
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

What to Expect from the USC Trojans @ Utah Utes

For the Pac-12 conference season, we will be reaching out to writers covering Utah Utes opponents to get a different perspective on the games. Today, Evan Budrovich from Conquest Chronicles (@evanbud) gives us the inside scoop on the USC Trojans. What are USC’s expectations for this season? USC is continuing to rebuild, now in the second season under coach Andy Enfield. Following...
Via TornBySports
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

USC Cheerleader Gets Trucked By a Trojans Defensive Back

There was next to nothing that went wrong for the USC Trojans football team during Saturday's game against Notre Dame. The same could not be said for the team's cheer squad though. While doing her job on the sideline she did not see defensive back Jonathan Lockett coming till it was too late to move.She did her best to brace for the hit. To her credit she popped right up after the...
Via FatManWriting
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: UCLA knocks USC out of title contention

The USC Trojans won the 2004 national championship (yeah, I know they got stripped of the title but they still won the game) and played in the 2006 Rose Bowl for the 2005 season’s BCS national championship. That clash with Texas was one of the best games I’ve ever seen. In 2006, the Trojans appeared headed to yet another national championship game: They were 10-1 and had just...
Via The Student Section
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: USC Trojans Adoree' Jackson Returns Kick Off For Easiest 100-Yard TD Return Ever

Kick off returns are not supposed to be easy. Coverage teams have a slight advantage since they can see the whole play develop as they run down the field and the return teams are somewhat reactive to them. That's pretty much why most kick returns don't go beyond the 20-30 yard line, but when the cover team kind of forgets to hit anyone and just overruns the play you end up with the...
Via FatManWriting
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

USC finally shows off long anticipated shiny helmets

The rumors have been swirling for some time with nothing more than an image that was never truly confirmed. USC, when they face Arizona state this weekend in Pac-12 play, will wear a fancy reflective helmet complete with a terrific metallic finish and a chrome facemask. Compared to the image that had been floating around for months, the final product looks terrific. USC will wear...
Via The Student Section
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: USC Officially Unveils Metallic Helmets With Chrome Facemasks

It has been rumored for a few months that USC would be getting shiny new helmets, and now the program has officially unveiled the new lids via Twitter. USC will wear metallic helmets with chrome face masks as a modern update to the classic look for Homecoming. #FightOn pic.twitter.com/5zP4pF6sBR — USC Trojans (@USC_Athletics) October 15, 2014 There is a fairly significant difference...
Via College Spun
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

USC Song Girls explain the ‘Ineligible Receiver Downfield penalty (video)

If you think that the USC Song Girls are just a bunch of attractive young ladies charged with being nothing more than sweater-wearing window dressing for the USC Trojans football team, well, think again. According to how they break down the “Ineligible Receiver Downfield” penalty in the below video, these gals know their college football […] The post USC Song Girls explain...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Newspaper Uses Trojans Logo for Gamecocks Football Preview…Uh Oh

The USC Trojans don’t have the biggest fans in South Carolina supporters. While Los Angeles and Columbia remain a whopping 2,400 miles away and the two teams have met only twice all-time (1980 & 1983), there is still severe disdain for their distant non-rivals. Everyone refers to the University of Southern California as USC, for obvious reasons, but no one outside of Columbia...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

USC athletic director Pat Haden fined $25K by Pac-12

USC athletic director Pat Haden has been fined $25,000 by the Pac-12 Conference for coming down to the field and arguing with officials during Saturday’s win vs Stanford. George Schroeder of USA Today Sports first reported the fine from the Pac-12. The Pac-12 has fined USC AD Pat Haden $25,000 for sideline antics. Sarkisian, Haden reprimanded. — […]
Via Full Scale Sports
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

USC LB Hayes Pullard Ejected From USC/Stanford Game for Targeting

When you are a top 15 team you are expected to play a good, clean, hard fought game. Saturday when the No. 14 and No. 13 teams in the nation met (USC and Stanford) good, clean, and hard fought was not what the fans got. Instead it was a game filled with errors, mistakes, and penalties. It was the kind of game where you can't afford to lose a key player--like a starting linebacker...
Via FatManWriting
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

USC Sets Pac-12 Record in Romp Over Fresno State

The USC Trojans needed to do something big Saturday afternoon. They needed to do something big to get the focus off of their idiot former captain that thought he could fool the world in to thinking he was a hero and the running back that called new head coach Steve Sarkisian a racist as he quit the team.Well--beating the Fresno State Bulldogs 52-13 was pretty big, but it's the record...
Via FatManWriting
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

USC Trojan Jumps off Balcony

Josh Shaw is a 5th year senior, starter, and was named team captain for the USC Trojans this year.  He is expected to be a big part of their secondary.  After Saturday night, he can add “Hero” to his resume. Per the USC Website: While attending a family social function at his cousin’s apartment in his hometown of Palmdale, Shaw looked on from a second floor balcony to the...
Via Sports Mockery
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Josh Shaw’s Story Of Rescuing Drowning Nephew True?

Is Josh Shaw's story of rescuing drowning nephew true? USC Trojans coach Steve Sarkisian has received calls questioning it.
Via Gamedayr
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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