Stevie Tu’ikolovatu was just drafted in the seventh round by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after playing a year at USC, where he was the school’s 2016 defensive MVP and the MVP of the Rose Bowl. He also spent two months living out of a car and an SUV after he transferred from Utah—with his wife joining him after the first…
Matt Boermeester, a placekicker for the USC Trojans, has been suspended indefinitely while the university investigates him for a “code of conduct issue.”
National Signing Day brings out the stunts, and Levi Jones of Austin, Texas, had one of his own. The linebacker prospect announced his commitment to USC today with a performance that disappointed both Florida and Florida State fans. That’s something everyone can enjoy.
New USC commit Bubba Bolden made the most of his appearance in today’s high school All-American game by leaping over the long snapper, kicking the ball out of the hands of the holder, recovering it, and returning it for a touchdown. It’s enough to make thousands of southern Californians remember they’re USC fans.
It took a record-setting rookie from USC tearing out Penn State’s beating heart on national television, but I think bowl games might be good again.
Remember that story about a former USC football walk-on that the government alleges ran a drug smuggling ring? Rolling Stone’s latest features goes deep on the government’s case, and how Owen Hanson (allegedly!) became a drug kingpin. [Rolling Stone]
USC-Notre Dame has long been a dirty rivalry, so here’s Notre Dame defensive lineman Jerry Tillery kicking USC’s Aca’Cedric Ware in the head just after Ware took a brain-scrambling helmet-to-helmet blow from Nicco Fertitta—one that got Fertitta ejected from the game.
Veteran referee Ron Cherry was unable to whistle USC’s Michael Hutchings for “giving him the business,” because the blow knocked Cherry completely out. He managed to leave the field under his own control, though we can’t imagine he’ll make it back.
USC’s woes continued tonight as the Trojans allowed Utah to drive 93 yards while eating up nearly all of the 5:37 remaining on the clock on the way to a Troy Williams touchdown pass to Tim Patrick, the fifteenth play in a remarkable series that featured two fourth downs and multiple penalties.
USC has stumbled into their football season by getting ground into powder by Alabama, losing big at Stanford, then capping off their 1-2 start with a nice little quarterback controversy. People in and around L.A. are not happy. Tonight, the first domino fell.
This past weekend, USC got stomped out by Stanford. That such a development is barely a blip on the radar is, as others have pointed out, alarming in an of itself from the USC perspective, and already first-year head coach Clay Helton appears to be cracking under the pressure.
USC linebacker Osa Masina has been charged with two counts of forcible sodomy and one count of rape following an investigation by the Cottonwood Heights Police Department. Sgt. Dan Bartlett, who headed the investigation for the department, confirmed the news Thursday. Masina’s bail for the Utah case has been set at…
USC left tackle Chuma Edoga was ejected just a minute into the Trojans’ game against Utah State after his dispute with an official got physical.
USC linebacker Jabari Ruffin will miss the first half of the Trojans’ game against Utah State after being busted for stomping on Alabama cornerback Minkah Fitzpatrick’s balls.
USC linebacker Osa Masina was suspended by the school on Tuesday amid two separate sexual assault investigations. Both the Cottonwood Heights Police Department and the Los Angeles Police Department are investigating Masina for assaults that allegedly took place in July in California and Utah. TMZ reports that a search…
Sim season is here again. We took the Sega Genesis version of EA Sports’s NCAA game from 20 years ago, updated the rosters, and are running a CPU vs CPU sim of this weekend’s big game on Facebook Live:
Osa Masina, USC’s back-up weakside linebacker, has been suspended from this Saturday’s season-opener against Alabama for what the Trojans’s athletic department is deeming “a violation of team rules.”
Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up to the college football season kickoff, we will give you previews of the 25 teams that you, the readers, voted to be most worthy of writing about. Now, No. 23 Southern…
Pat Haden, who will officially step down as USC’s athletic director on June 30, used his position on a foundation to enrich himself and his family while he also funneled a vast majority of scholarship money towards USC and away from other schools, according to an investigation by the Los Angeles Times.