Category: USC Trojans

Matt Barkley Slips to the Third Day of the Draft, Lands in Philadelphia

Monday, April 29th, 2013

One year ago, Matt Barkley almost certainly would have been a high first-round draft pick, but he decided to stay at USC for his senior season. Things didn't go well for the Trojans, Barkley got injured and this past weekend, he slipped all the way to the fourth round. Now ...

Robert Woods Discusses USC’s Woes and His Future in the NFL

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Things certainly didn't go as expected for USC this past season, and wide receiver Robert Woods says some of the troubles came because the team started forcing things when it fell in the rankings despite winning games. While the season was a disaster, that won't stop Woods from entering the ...

Lane Kiffin Challenges USC Players to Stop Talking and Produce After Troubling Season

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Matt Barkley returned to USC and all was supposed to be right with the Trojans this past season. They had national championship aspirations, but they were dashed midway through the season and the wheels fell off. USC finished 7-6 --"unacceptable to our standards" according to Lane Kiffin -- and the ...

Andy Enfield: “I’ve Been Preparing for This Day My Entire Life”

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Hot wife? Check. Become the story of the NCAA tournament with huge upsets? Check. Parlay that into a big-time coaching job at a major conference? Check. Former Florida Gulf Coast head coach Andy Enfield is living the dream right now. The former Wall Street worker captured the nation's attention in ...

Matt Barkley: “I Think I’ll Have a Stronger Arm Than I Did” Before the Injury

Friday, March 1st, 2013

It hasn't been the year that Matt Barkley had hoped for when he passed on the NFL draft around this time in 2012. His senior year was cut short by a shoulder injury and USC came up way short in its expectations. That said, Barkley is still an intriguing prospect ...

Matt Barkley Has No Regrets About His Decision to Return to USC

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

USC quarterback Matt Barkley surprised a lot of people last year with his decision to return to Southern Cal as opposed to entering the NFL Draft. He made the decision for all the right reasons. Barkley returned because he wanted the opportunity to play for a National Championship or at ...

Lane Kiffin Is Impressed With Jim Mora As The USC-UCLA Rivalry Is Renewed This Weekend

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Who would have thought heading into the USC/UCLA game that the Bruins would be the team at 8-2 overall, leading the Pac-12 South as the Trojans sit at 7-3 overall looking to overtake their rival? Lane Kiffin's team has had some tough losses to Stanford, Arizona and Oregon, but at ...

Oregon’s Kenjon Barner Barrels His Way Into The Heisman Trophy Race

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Kenjon Barner didn't realize just what kind of night he had put up until someone told him after his Oregon Ducks beat USC on Saturday night. The Ducks' running back rushed into the record books with an Oregon record 321 rushing yards and a Pac-12 tying five rushing touchdowns. Kenjon Barner ...

Stanford Coach David Shaw Refuses To Call Victory Over USC an Upset

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

No Andrew Luck? No problem. The Stanford Cardinal continued their successful run against the Matt Barkley-led USC Trojans -- thought to be one of the top contenders for a national championship -- with a 21-14 victory in Palo Alto on Saturday. Technically speaking, given the rankings, the victory was an upset ...

Silas Redd Says He Thought About Leaving Penn State in November, the Freeh Report Was the Deciding Factor

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Silas Redd was Penn State’s leading rusher last year with over 1,200 yards, which earned him second-team honors in the Big Ten conference and  helped the Nittany Lions achieve a 9-4 record in what turned out to be Joe Paterno's last season. Individually it was a great year for Redd. ...