TrojanWire’s Devon Pollard poses with Seattle head coach Pete Carroll following ESPN’s Lunch with a Legend radio broadcast at Morton’s the Steakhouse in Santa Ana. Reggie Bush aside, Pete Carroll stands as one of the most polarizing figures among the USC population. To many, he’s like the dad that ran out on the family just […]Read more
NCAA: Hawaii Game On!
Don’t go cancel those tickets and throw away those grass skirts just yet, the NCAA might just have a heart after all. Still an atrophied, black, rotting piece of thing, but a heart none the less. You see, wrapped up in USC’s probation was language that prohibited the Trojans from exploiting an NCAA rule that […]Read more
LAKERS 83, CELTICS 79
The World Champion Lakers have done it again, able to overcome Brian Scalabrine’s fierce one minute of playing time to claim the title for Los Angeles for the second year in a row! Finals MVP Kobe Bryant led the scoring (23 pts, 15 reb) with major help from Artest (20 pts, 5 reb) and Gasol […]Read more
Is Now the Time for a USC QB to Win a Super Bowl Ring?
UCLA has Troy Aikman, Notre Dame has Joe Montana, Stanford has John Elway, and USC has…Ron Johnson. Well, he didn’t actually play in Super Bowl XXXVII, but he has a ring! That counts, right? It’s a constant taunt from USC’s rivals. Despite the Trojans’ success in pumping first class, Super Bowl caliber running backs, linebackers, […]Read more
Forget Tequila, Marijuana Brings White Down
LenDale White wants you to know he’s a good man up for grabs. Any takers? There is a little hitch though…a pending four game suspension for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. Apparently while he was forgoing the tequila in order to slim down, he was also hitting the bong in order to chill-ax. Hey, it […]Read more
Jonesing to Go Home
Linebacker Jarvis Jones is heading home. Jones, a sophomore, has decided to return to his home state of Georgia to play football for the Bulldogs. He will have to redshirt next year. Jones’ transfer was not a product of the NCAA sanctions, as he was granted a release some two weeks before the NCAA ruling. […]Read more
Linebacker Jordan Campbell the First to Defect
Pedro Moura of ESPN Los Angeles has reported that USC linebacker Jordan Campbell, a redshirt junior, will be the first Trojan to opt for transfer following last weeks sanctions in light of the NCAA’s waiver of the redshirt bench year. The good news is the loss of Campbell is not a major impediment to the […]Read more
Texas Holdout: What the Hell to Do With the Pac-11?
The Pac-10’s invitation to six of the Big 12 teams was designed to bring in the powerhouse markets of Texas and Oklahoma. Everything seemed to go as planned with Colorado accepting the Pac-10’s invitation and Nebraska, likewise, accepting an invitation from the Big Ten. The Big 12 was as good as history, right? Wrong. The […]Read more
USC Legends Ronnie Lott and Paul McDonald at Morton’s the Steakhouse
Trojanwire’s Devon Pollard [right] attends ESPN’s Lunch with a Legend series yesterday at Morton’s the Steakhouse in downtown Los Angeles. 10x Pro Bowl & 4x Super Bowl Champion defensive back Ronnie Lott [left] and his teammate former USC All-American quarterback Paul McDonald were honored during the live radio broadcast. Follow the jump to see more […]Read more
Think Happy Thoughts
Enough of the pity party. The world’s not coming to an end. It’s Friday after all! USC Song Girls are still the hottest cheerleaders in college football, keg stands will still make you drunk and the USC-UCLA/Notre Dame rivalries are still the best in college football. So here’s some USC themed happiness to start the […]Read more
The Futility of Appeal?
The only good thing about the NCAA sanctions against USC being so broad and overbearing is that there is room for appeal. It is possible for the ban on two post-season bowl games to become a single year. It possible for the loss of 30 scholarships to become 24 over three years, or even 20 […]Read more
NCAA: Open Season to Pick the Carcass
Another clarification today in just how bad the NCAA wants to screw USC. Prison screw. The NCAA has clarified that it will currently allow other teams to contact USC juniors and seniors in attempts to recruit them away from the Trojans. Furthermore, it will allow the other teams to waive the typical transfer year of […]Read more