USC RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former USC QB Max Wittek reportedly leaning toward transfer to Texas

According to his former high school coach at the famed Mater Dei High School in California, former USC Trojans quarterback Mac Wittek is leaning toward choosing the Texas Longhorns as his next collegiate home. This move has been heavily rumored since Wittek made the choice to transfer out of the USC program after it was evident that he wouldn’t have a shot at the starting job...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Trojan Blitz, 4-10-14

The Trojan Blitz -- Sarkisian letting QB situation marinate, Scott Starr & Antwaun Woods standout, Serra field trip to USC...
Via usc.scout.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fancy footwork has WR Darreus Rogers primed for bigger role

LOS ANGELES -- Last week an impromptu dance contest broke out in the middle of USC spring practice. Head coach Steve Sarkisian declared Darreus Rogers the best of the football playing dancers. It was no coincidence. The sophomore wide receiver is enrolled in a hip hop dance class at USC this semester. "I'm working on my moves (to) get more elusive," Rogers said. Turns...
Via Fox Sports West
6 days ago  |  Discuss

USC starting QB could be named soon

LOS ANGELES -- Steve Sarkisian is nearing a decision. After the Trojans wrapped up practice 10 of 15 of the spring on Tuesday, USC's first-year head football coach announced that he could name a starting quarterback by the end of spring practices. "I would suspect we'll do it before the end of spring," Sarkisian said of naming a starting quarterback. "When...
Via Fox Sports West
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Hawkins ready to contribute at USC

USC defensive backs coach Keith Heyward is looking for playmakers. His first day on the practice field with his new team he may have found one. Redshirt freshman cornerback Chris Hawkins picked off a pass and got the attention of Heyward. "He made a play," Heyward said of Hawkins. "I'm trying to find playmakers."   This spring has presented a huge opportunity...
Via Fox Sports West
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Snoop Dogg’s Son Cordell Broadus Leaning Towards UCLA

Big Snoop Dogg’s days as a member of the USC Trojans family could be coming to an end. According to College Football Talk via Rivals.com, four-star wide receiver Cordell Broadus, the son of the famous west coast rapper, is leaning towards commiting to UCLA. “[r]ight now my top five would probably have to be UCLA, USC, Notre Dame, Oregon State and Florida State.”  The...
Via Thacover2
15 days ago  |  Discuss

USC Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

Pat Haden started the 2013 season with Lane Kiffin as head coach. At the end of 2013, he hired Steve Sarkisian as the Trojans head coach. In the middle, Ed Orgeron did some pretty amazing things in Los Angeles. But in the end, the school wanted some who was "fashionable" and would be "hip" with the California lifestyle and of course, the media.Enter 2014 - a season...
Via Football Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cody Kessler beginning to separate in USC QB battle

There is beginning to be some separation at the quarterback position for USC. Cody Kessler, the incumbent, and redshirt freshman Max Browne are in a battle to determine who will be the team's signal caller in 2014 under first year head coach Steve Sarkisian. Six practices in, it's Kessler who appears unwilling to relinquish his hold as the Trojans starter. "Cody'...
Via Fox Sports West
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-USC BBall Player Wants to Help End Israeli Sperm Donor Crisis

Well this is, interesting. Former USC Trojans basketball player David Blu (formally Bluthenthal) is now a pro in Tel Aviv and also a member of the Israeli national basketball team. According to TMZ, there is a sperm donor shortage, and Blu wants to help his country out. But Blu – who also plays for the Israeli national team – says he refuses to stand by and watch as the problem...
Via BlackSportsOnline
20 days ago  |  Discuss

USC Trojans 2014 Spring Football Preview

Pat Haden really didn’t want Lane Kiffin around any longer. So the USC athletic director made a decisive move just a few weeks into the season...
Via Athlon Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

USC's Max Tuerk finds comfort in shotgun snaps

LOS ANGELES -- Things are different now at USC under first year head coach Steve Sarkisian and for offensive lineman Max Tuerk that may be a good thing. Tuerk calls himself a team player and through his career he's shown a willingness to play multiple spots on the offensive line for the betterment of the team. As he prepares for his junior season, he has 20 career starts coming...
Via Fox Sports West
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Marqise Lee 'confirmed' 1st round status at USC Pro Day

LOS ANGELES -- There wasn't all of the pomp and circumstance you would expect from a USC Pro Day. However, there were a couple of bright spots - namely Marqise Lee. The 2012 Biletnikoff Award winner elected not to run the 40-yard dash at Pro Day, sticking with the 4.52 he posted last month at the NFL combine. After he stepped on the field he showed the ability to run routes,...
Via Fox Sports West
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-USC QB Max Wittek set to visit Hawaii this weekend

Although many might see it as a slam dunk that former USC Trojans quarterback Max Wittek will end up playing for the texas Longhorns, that shouldn’t stop him from exploring his options elsewhere, especially if the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors come calling to have a little chat. According to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Wittek will make a trip this weekend to sit down and meet with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: USC Apologizes For Signing Day Video Calling Tennessee Signee Jalen Hurd “Soft And Terrible”

USC and Tennessee each had very good signing days, with both schools finishing in the top 11 of 247sports’ composite team recruiting rankings this year. The Trojans came on especially strong, landing multiple blue-chip prospects on National Signing Day. One high school player they weren’t impressed with, however? Tennessee signee Jalen Hurd, a five-star running back from Hendersonville...
Via College Spun
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Sumlin lobbied hard for USC job

On Saturday it was announced that Kevin Sumlin had signed a six-year extension to remain the head football coach at Texas A&M for the foreseeable future, sending a clear signal that he wanted to stay in College Station for the long hall. But Rumors and Rants has learned exclusively from sources at USC that Sumlin had been lobbying hard for the vacant head coaching position at...
Via Rumors and Rants
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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