USC’s Andy Enfield hires father of top recruits as assistant

Andy Enfield appears to be making a very strategic hire for his coaching staff.Enfield is hiring the father of two top prospects to his USC Trojans staff, according to 247 Sports’ Evan Daniels. Daniels says Enfield is hiring Eric Mobley, who is the father of Isaiah and Evan Mobley. Isaiah Mobley is 247 Sports’ No. 22 player in 2019, while Evan Mobley is their No. 4 ranked player...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Carsten Vissering Splits 22.58, Fastest Ever, For USC 200 MR Win

By Robert Gibbs on SwimSwam 2018 MEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 21 – Saturday, March 24 Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota Prelims 10 AM / Finals 6 PM (Central Time) Defending champion: Texas (3x) (results) Psych Sheet Championship Central Event-by-Event Previews Team Power Rankings: Final Edition Live Stream Live Results Carsten...
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1 day ago

Trojans Put On a Show at Pro Day

USC’s NFL Draft hopefuls impressed in the rain on Wednesday. Before his pro day, Sam Darnold told Clay Helton that he hoped it would rain and even declined an offer to move the date to ensure sunny weather. Darnold had this to say on the chance to play in the rain, “I don’t think it would have been fair to change the schedule with all of the other guys training for the pro...
Via Conquest Chronicles
1 day ago

Sam Darnold’s impressive, soggy pro day made him the draft’s top prospect

The Cleveland Browns have the top pick in the NFL draft, an opportunity to select the best of the best. In an interview with Andy Zodin on Mile High Sports AM 1340 | FM 104.7, former NFL quarterback and UCLA Hall-of-Famer Tom Ramsey discussed the Browns’ options, and the possibility that USC quarterback Sam Darnold could be the first pick. On Wednesday, USC had their pro day, and...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Jets to hold private workouts with draft's top QBs

The New York Jets, having made an expensive trade up to No. 3 overall in the 2018 NFL Draft, are reportedly putting Josh Rosen through a private workout.Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports the workout is taking place Thursday, one day after the team’s brass watched Sam Darnold ace his pro day in the rain at USC. Following that visit, the team will travel to Wyoming for...
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Heisman winner Johnny Manziel’s NFL comeback makes stop at San Diego Pro Day

Former USC quarterback Sam Darnold held his Pro Day on campus Wednesday and likely solidified himself as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft. Less than 24 hours later though, a former first round pick seemed to draw just as much attention a few hours south of Los Angeles. That’s because Heisman Trophy
Via College Football Talk
2 days ago

How USC Receiver Deontay Burnett Forged Some of the Strongest Hands in The 2018 NFL Draft

Since he was 5 years old, Deontay Burnett has caught footballs. While the quarterbacks and locations may have changed over time, much of his life has revolved around this simple act. "It takes time, it's a lot of time and sacrifice. But that's what you have to do when you want to be a great player," Burnett told STACK. "I've been catching footballs since I was 5. I spend a lot...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect Profile: USC QB Sam Darnold

Sam Darnold Quarterback | Southern Cal | Redshirt sophomore Height: 6-foot-3 | Weight: 221 pounds College Stats 2017: started all 14 games at quarterback as the Trojans played in both a conference...
2 days ago

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam seen at USC pro day with Sam Darnold’s parents

The Browns currently have the first and fourth overall picks in the draft, which is why the team is doing its due diligence and evaluating each of the top four quarterbacks that have declared for the big event in April.A recent report from Mary Kay Cabot of stated that the Browns have already held a private workout with Josh Rosen at UCLA, and the team plans to do the...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rain or shine: Darnold delivers at wet pro day

USC quarterback and potential No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Sam Darnold showed he can throw in the rain, as he performed his pro day in soggy conditions.
3 days ago

Sam Darnold: It’d be awesome to go to Browns

Sam Darnold had dinner with the Browns’ contingent on Tuesday night. Owner Jimmy Haslam, General Manager John Dorsey, coach Hue Jackson, offensive coordinator Todd Haley and quarterbacks coach Ken Zampese then watched the former USC quarterback throw in the rain during his Pro Day on Wednesday. By all accounts, Darnold did nothing to hurt his [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
3 days ago

WATCH: Sam Darnold impresses scouts by throwing in rain

Sam Darnold chose not to throw at the NFL Scouting Combine earlier this month, and many thought the decision would come back to haunt him when rain was forecast for his pro day at USC. As it turns out, the weather may have helped.Darnold threw passes in front of scouts on Wednesday in a steady rain, and the conditions appeared to have very little impact.
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Browns will hold private workouts with Sam Darnold and Josh Allen this week

The Browns will hold private workouts with Sam Darnold and Josh Allen this week, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. The team will conduct those in conjunction with the Pro Days at USC and Wyoming respectively. Darnold’s Pro Day is Wednesday and Allen’s is Friday. Both have done their pre-draft training under [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
4 days ago

Kiper: Sam Darnold's pro day actually counts. Here's why.

The USC quarterback is throwing in front of NFL teams on Wednesday, with a chance to show that he should be the No. 1 overall pick in April. Here's what people in the league will be watching.
4 days ago

What Could Have Been for USC Basketball

Plenty broke wrong for Trojans hoops this season, but what if it hadn’t? The silver and red confetti floated lazily from the ceiling, coating both the victors and the defeated in Arizona Wildcats colors. Defeat is how the USC Trojans season would close. Crashing, to a rudely abrupt halt as the comeback kids from California walked off the court, wiping someone else’s celebration...
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5 days ago

Conquest Chronicles Shares Their Favorite Trojans of All-Time

Many greats have suites uo for USC and had many moments at the LA Coliseum. Our Staff shares their favorite USC Trojans of all time. We interrupt the pre-Draft coverage with a little fun tidbit. Eleven National Championships, 39 NFL Hall of Fame inductees, and seven Heisman winners later, here are our favorite Trojans of all-time. Dina—Matt Barkley, QB (2009-2012) Photo by...
Via Conquest Chronicles
5 days ago

Sam Darnold will throw at Pro Day, even if it rains

When quarterback prospects like USC’s Sam Darnold decline to throw at the Scouting Combine, it’s because they think they can put on a better performance under conditions they have more control over at their Pro Day workouts. But in the case of Darnold, the conditions might not be ideal: USC’s Pro Day is Wednesday, and [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
5 days ago

Sam Darnold may be forced to throw in rain at pro day

Sam Darnold made a decision to eschew throwing during the combine in February, but now that decision could come back to haunt him a bit.As ESPN’s Adam Schefter noted Monday, there is rain in the forecast for Wednesday when Darnold and the other USC players will hold their pro day for NFL teams. And rain or shine, Barkley will be throwing. Now, it’s important to note that pro days...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

CHDraftScouting Draft Profile: USC QB Sam Darnold

Embed from Getty Images Attribute Result Height 6-3 Weight 220 Arms 31 Hands 9 3/8 40 Yd Dash 4.85 Vert Jump 26.5 Broad Jump 105.0 3 Cone 6.96 20 Yd Shuttle 4.40 Strengths A built player who was originally recruited to play linebacker. Shows very good accuracy at times and can make tough throws. Has good mobility in the pocket and can extend plays if he has too. Doesn't force plays...
Via Steel City Underground
7 days ago  |  Discuss

USC’s Metu defends decision to sit out NIT, rips fans

USC was one of a handful of teams that you could make a case was snubbed from the NCAA Tournament, and their chances of winning the NIT have taken a significant hit with Chimezie Metu announcing he will not be taking part. In a series of tweets early Wednesday, the star big man defended his decision.USC coach Andy Enfield said in a statement on Tuesday that Metu is sitting out the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

USC’s Chimezie Metu sits out NIT to protect his draft status

If the USC Trojans are going to make a run in the NIT, they will have to do so without star big man Chimezie Metu.USC announced on Tuesday that Metu is sitting out the NIT in order to protect his health ahead of the NBA Draft. Metu averaged 15.7 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game this season, all of which led the team. He considered entering the draft last year before deciding...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Conquest Chronicles Picks: Most Exciting Trojans to Watch This Spring

The CC crew picks the Trojans they can’t wait to see this season. Spring football is here ladies and gentlemen along with a new team and some new coaches. Spring ball is one of the best times for fans to scout up and coming starters as well as the favorite familiar faces that USC fans are excited to watch play college ball for another year. With a Pac 12 Championship under their...
Via Conquest Chronicles
11 days ago

Pac-12 commish cries foul over USC's omission

Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott says anyone who watched his conference's tournament would have had no doubt the USC Trojans should have been included in the NCAA tournament field.
12 days ago

USC left on the outside looking in for the NCAA Tournament. Accepts NIT bid as No. 1 seed

The selection committee left USC out of the field of 68 for the 2018 NCAA Tournament Sunday afternoon. The Trojans will host UNC Ashville in the first round of the NIT. 68 teams were announced and seeded for the 2018 NCAA Tournament. The USC Trojans were not one of the teams named to the NCAA Tournament. USC finished the regular season in second place and made it to the Pac-12...
Via Conquest Chronicles
13 days ago

USC Trojans a historically bad NCAA Tournament snub

The USC Trojans made history on Sunday, but not the kind they wanted to make.The Trojans were left out of the NCAA Tournament field as one of the “first four out.” According to USC reporter Joey Kaufman of the OC Register, the Trojans, with an RPI of No. 34, are the highest-ranked major conference team ever left out of the tournament since the field was expanded to 68 teams. USC...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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