Our friends over at Hugging Harold Reynolds got to spend five minutes with former USC and NFL great Keyshawn Johnson this week, during which time they discussed such issues as USC present and future, Lane Kiffin, Rex Ryan, Randy Moss and more. Full video after the jump.Read more
The Man On The Ladder
On May 1st at the Galen Center, USC will be celebrating 40 years of Dr. Arthur C. Bartner & The Spirt of Troy (the greatest marching band in the history of the universe). The show will start at 8 pm and will feature guest speakers, music, Trojan greats and a retrospective of Dr. Bartner’s 40 […]Read more
Sunday Conversation with Mark Sanchez
Here is a video of Keyshawn Johnson interviewing Mark Sanchez on ESPN’s Sunday Conversation. Sanchez and the Jets play the Miami Dolphins tonight on Monday Night Football. Kickoff is at 5:30 pm PDT.Read more
Television Review | ‘Keyshawn Johnson: Tackling Design’: He Could Catch Passes, but Can He Pick Paint?
From what we see in “Keyshawn Johnson: Tackling Design,” the former football player is defined less by his taste than by the overwhelming self-regard of the professional athlete.Read more
Keyshawn Johnson to enter Rose Bowl Hall of Fame
Posted by ESPN.com’s Ted Miller Former USC receiver Keyshawn Johnson, Virgil “Virg” Lubberden and Chuck Ortmann will be inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame on Dec. 31 during a ceremony at the Rose Bowl Game Kickoff Luncheon. Johnson, a two-time All-American,Â was the MVP of the 1996 Rose Bowl. In USC’s 41-32 win over […]Read more
Quick Keyshawn note
I talked to Keyshawn Johnson for a few minutes last night and it doesn’t sound like anything is imminent regarding his possible comeback attempt. “I’ll just keep working out and see what happens,” he said. Johnson indicated last month that he would be open to returning to football after spending last season as a studio […]Read more
Why are Broncos eyeing Colbert?
Posted by ESPN.com’s Pat Yasinskas Very surprising that the first wide receiver the Broncos brought in for a visit was Keary Colbert. A former second-round pick, Colbert was nothing short of a complete bust in Carolina. Â After a decent rookie season, he struggled mightily. Colbert was given every chance to hold down a starting […]Read more
Parcells to Keyshawn: Un-retire.
Former USC and NFL receiver Keyshawn Johnson saw his pro-career end abruptly, and as many would agree, prematurely. It’s clear now Dwayne Jarrett wasn’t yet ready to jump in and replace Keyshawn’s spot on the Carolina Panthers roster. But the three-time Pro Bowl receiver took his dismissal from the Panthers in stride, happily transitioning as […]Read more
The NFL Learning Curve
Charles Krupa/The Associated Press. As part of rookie hazing, the Patriots’ Zach West, left, and Oscar Lua had their hair buzzed by veterans… The game is bigger, faster and harder. With a whole new team and a whole new play-book, the incoming Trojan rookies are showing their youth when it comes to the NFL learning […]Read more
Trojans in NFL Training Camps
From Wednesday’s ESPN.com article, Washington Redskins: LB Dallas Sartz (strained hamstring) was sidelined morning Wednesday… Seattle Seahawks: Backup fullback David Kirtman broke his hand during practice Wednesday morning…Kirtman, a fifth-round draft choice from 2006 out of Southern California, was participating in a running plays drill with backs and linemen when he suddenly walked off the […]Read more
Best Pac-10 performances of the past two decades
As the lists continue to proliferate, we continue to tirelessly report them. The latest is Jon Wilner’s, in which he breaks down the best Pac-10 performances of the past 20 years. Former Trojans make a respectable showing, at #8 and #1: 8. Keyshawn Johnson, USC: It’s not easy to identify Keyshawn’s best performance during his […]Read more
Images from dwaynejarrettonline.com & Athlonsports.com The Carolina Panthers drafted a deadly duo from USC. In a Fox Sports article entitled “Ready Rookies” writer Randy Hill makes a case that if started, receiver Jarret and Center Kalil will immediately improve the Panther’s offense. The Panthers strike twice with potential steals out of USC in the second […]Read more