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USC's Williams refuses to get caught up in draft

USC defensive end Leonard Williams has risen to No. 1 in ESPN NFL draft analyst Todd McShay’s Top 32. McShay lauds Williams for having a “complete game” and “excellent strength and speed for his size.” McShay also writes that Williams “possesses an above-average motor.” If Williams’ motor is merely above average, what does a good or great one look like? J.J. Watt...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Williams is top pick in Todd McShay's latest NFL mock draft

Five USC players have been selected as the top pick in the NFL draft. Trojans defensive lineman Leonard Williams could make six. Williams is No. 1 in ESPN Insider Todd McShay’s latest mock draft. McShay wrote that Williams, who is 6-foot-5 and 300 pounds, has a “complete game” and has been playing to his potential. Williams has 38 tackles, including four sacks, and has...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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USC's Leonard Williams validates top pick status

The hyperbole is already heavy. The Trojans junior may be the best defensive tackle prospect since Ndamukong Suh. College football is underway, so each week we'll begin looking ahead to the 2015 NFL Draft to find out who's helping and hurting their NFL status. Early on in this NFL draft process, there seems to be about a handful of players who could be in contention for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Riddick Named Walter Camp Player of Week

New Haven, CT – The Walter Camp Football Foundation has announced the Football Bowl Subdivision National Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, presented by Generation UCAN, for games ending October 18. About the Award: This is the 11th year that the Walter Camp Football Foundation will honor one offensive and one defensive player as its national Football Bowl Subdivision...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Utah’s Players Went Crazy After Seeing Team’s New Black Helmet

Utah football has had a bit of a surprise season thus far, posting a 5-1 record with big wins over Michigan, UCLA and Oregon State. But next week, the Utes face perhaps their toughest test of the season when the USC Trojans come to town. Saturday, the team’s coaching staff upped the ante a bit, unveiling brand new black helmets for the contest. As you can see below, the players...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

USC Trojans vs. Colorado Buffaloes: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two Pac-12 schools will meet on Saturday evening when the Colorado Buffaloes travel to take on the No. 22 USC Trojans. Colorado (2-4) is still seeking its first Pac-12 win of the season while USC (4-2) can ill afford another upset. Coverage of the game between USC and Colorado will take place on the Pac-12 Network beginning at 6:00 pm ET from Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los...
4 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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 — USC Trojans (@USC_Athletics) October 15, 2014 There is a fairly significant difference...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Desert Darkness: Arizona’s History Of Heartbreak Continues In Last-Second Loss To USC

The USC Trojans are one of the foremost brand-name teams in all of college football. They attract attention in Los Angeles, a major media market. They become a publicity magnet when they’re good. Why does USC get noticed? The Trojans have established a football history which gleams and glows. The program’s work over the course of many decades has created and sustained a high...
Via The Student Section
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-USC WR Arrested for Punching Girlfriend in the Face

Former USC Trojans wide receiver Victor Blackwell has been arrested for suspected domestic violence according to Los Angeles Times report. The junior wide receiver had not participated in practice or games since September 13, citing Blackwell was unhappy with playing time.  “Haven’t seen him for a month, so we’ve moved forward there,” According to head coach Steve Sarkisian...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

USC Trojans at Arizona Wildcats: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

What  difference a week makes. USC was ranked, Arizona was not. Now the two meet on Saturday and everything has changed. USC (3-2) dropped a tough one to Arizona State while Arizona (5-0) vaulted into the No. 10 spot in the AP poll after a stunning win over Oregon. Coverage of the game between USC and Arizona will air on ESPN2 beginning at 10:30 pm ET from Arizona Stadium in Tucson...
11 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: South Carolina Newspaper Uses USC Trojans Logo For Preview Of Georgia-Gamecocks’ Game

The Greenville News apparently does not care what the Supreme Court says.  Back in 2010, justices let stand a trademark ruling holding that the interlocking letters “SC” are the registered mark of the University of Southern California’s sports teams. The court turned down an appeal from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., which since 1997 has attempted...
Via College Spun
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

Report: Truth of Josh Shaw’s rescue story in question

TweetEarlier, it was reported that USC Trojans defensive back Josh Shaw injured his ankles after he supposedly leapt from the second story balcony to rescue his drowning nephew. But according to a USC law school alum, Shaw was hurt while trying to escape police after a domestic dispute: Unfortunately, my sources are saying the Josh Shaw story is fake… no rescue. Still waiting on...
Via Los That Sports Blog
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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