By The Pigskin Prognosticator, College Football Expert The arrival of the conference media days means that the college football season is within stadium binoculars view. It's a lot closer than USC or UCLA is to Columbus, West Lafayette or New Brunswick, that's for sure. This is a different kind of look at what to expect for the 2022 season. While others focus on players, … [Read more...]
USC Shockingly Retains Clay Helton
Trojans Announce Embattled Coach Is Back For 2020 By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com College Football Blogger They are rejoicing in Eugene, Salt Lake City, Tempe and throughout the Pac-12. Also across town in Westwood, tho they have their own problems. This is all due to the fact that USC has shockingly decided to retain Clay Helton as its football coach. New … [Read more...]
USC & UCLA Making For A Long College Football Season In Los Angeles
'Hot Seat Helton' And Chip Kelly Leads Waining Fan Interest In Trojans & Bruins By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com College Football Blogger College football in Los Angeles is like the tide that rolls into the Santa Monica Pier. Interest in its flows in and out, depending on the status of its teams. And with USC and UCLA both out to sea, that interest is at a … [Read more...]
College Football Blogger: The First Shoes Drops On USC Firing Clay Helton
Hot Seat Gets Even Hotter For Embattled Trojans Head Coach By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com College Football Blogger The first shoe has dropped in the process of USC firing Head Coach Clay Helton, and it hit Offensive Line Coach Neil Callaway squarely on the head. Callaway has been let go, and Offensive Coordinator Tee Martin has been demoted – not in title, … [Read more...]
College Football Blogger: Will USC’s Clay Helton Be First Coach Fired In 2018?
Trojan Fans Need To Be Re-Energized – And Fast By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com College Football Blogger Here's how bad things are at USC in relation to its football program. Apathy has set in among the fans and alumni. Ten years of too many mediocre coaches to want to count and unrealized expectations can wear down even the most loyal and vocal of fans. And … [Read more...]
Add USC’s Clay Helton To List Of Coaches On The Hot Seat
Trojans' Embarrassing Loss To Notre Dame Could Bring Pressure To Troy By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com College Football Blogger Oh, when things were good. USC ended the 2016 season as one of college football's hottest teams. Boosted by this perceived return to greatness and a poster boy quarterback that surely would win the Heisman Trophy – heck, why even play … [Read more...]
Why Lane Kiffin Back To USC Is Not Such A Crazy Idea
Trojans Could Call Back Former Coach After Firing Clay Helton By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com College Football Blogger When the USC Trojans go coach-searching again – and Athletic Director Lynn Swann may already be doing this behind the scenes to replace the overmatched Clay Helton – he may be doing like a quarterback does when he drops back to pass. That is, making … [Read more...]
USC Avoids Coaching Carousel By Hiring Clay Helton
Non-Flashy Hire At Least Keeps Trojans Out Of College Football's Amusement Park It wasn't a flashy hire. It may not even been a great hire. But USC did one thing by naming Clay Helton its head coach. It avoided the coaching carousel that's affecting many other college football programs. Georgia Added To List Of Schools Seeking Coaches This is a busy year for … [Read more...]
Steve Spurrier Retires From South Carolina To Coach USC?
Head Ball Coach Could Be Coaching Trojans This Season The sudden – and immediate – retirement and the timing of it coming just a few hours after a premier program fired its coach led PubClub.com to speculate that Steve Spurrier left one USC for another USC. That's a thought that has gained some traction on Twitter, too (hashtag #USC). Spurrier To Be On Sidelines … [Read more...]
Is Steve Spurrier Trading One USC For Another?
South Carolina Coach Suddenly Retires After Trojans Fire Steve Sarkisian; Hmm Pure speculation here but why not, right? Steve Spurrier suddenly retires – effective immediately – the same day that Southern California fires Steve Sarkisian. Could he be going from one USC to the other USC? It's not necessarily as crazy as it sounds. Spurrier needs a new jolt and USC … [Read more...]
USC Fires Steve Sarkisian; Now Both Can Start Recovery
Trojans Again Looking For New Coach To Lead Troy The healing has begun, both for the USC football team and for Steve Sarkisian. USC Athletic Director Pat Haden finally took the right move and fired Sarkisian. This is one day after Sarkisian reportedly was intoxicated in a team meeting and was told not to go to practice, and two months after being inebriated at a major … [Read more...]
Pat Haden Should Have Fired Steve Sarkisian In August
USC Football Coach Needed To Be Let Go After Salute To Troy Embarrassment It's easy to picture Pat Haden, on a calm Sunday morning at a USC basketball event, suddenly thrust into another issue with his football coach. He receives a call, the coach is missing, was apparently intoxicated at a team meeting and is not at practice. So Haden has to suddenly go into crisis … [Read more...]