USC DB Josh Shaw Explains Why He Made Up That Drowning-Nephew Story

USC defensive back Josh Shaw was the inspirational story of the moment when the school claimed back in August that he'd sprained both ankles jumping off a balcony to save his drowning 7-year-old nephew. Within a few days it had become clear that everything about the story was fake, except for the sprained ankles. It… » 11/13/14 2:02pm 11/13/14 2:02pm

If You Talk Shit About USC's AD, His Nephew Will Smarm Your Ass To Death

USC's athletic director, Pat Haden, has been taking some heat lately. With his school's football program still reeling from the Lane Kiffin disaster, Haden gave the head coaching job to University of Washington's Steve Sarkisian, whose career Pac-12 winning percentage is .539. Kiffin's was .586. Understandably, a lot… » 12/06/13 1:45pm 12/06/13 1:45pm

Jonathan Martin Is A Pussy: Your Stanford-USC GameDay Sign Roundup

Well, this was bound to happen when you take the College GameDay crew to USC for a game against Stanford. Jonathan Martin, who met with the NFL yesterday to discuss the Richie Incognito/Miami Dolphins bullying issue, is a Stanford man and so the Trojan faithful had plenty of Martin-themed signs to share this morning.… » 11/16/13 11:45am 11/16/13 11:45am

Impostors Posing As USC Reps Reach Out To Potential Football Coaches

So you know those reports that say USC has reached out to Tony Dungy and (possibly) Jack Del Rio to replace Lane Kiffin? Yeah, well, those overtures never happened. Oh, someone claiming to be from USC did call Dungy and a member of the Denver Broncos coaching staff. Whoever it was just wasn't actually someone with any… » 10/07/13 7:04pm 10/07/13 7:04pm

Has Any Coach Ever Done Less With More Than Lane Kiffin?

Watch enough football for long enough, and eventually you'll see everything. I believe this: In this calendar year alone we've seen a one-point safety, a Heisman finalist cop to having an imaginary girlfriend, and a 300-pound left tackle score on a hook-and-lateral, among other improbable feats. And I believe that, at… » 9/12/13 4:00pm 9/12/13 4:00pm