One of the biggest topics for USC fans in the aftermath of the loss to Notre Dame was the impact of the game on the job status of interim coach Ed Orgeron. It wasn't that fans pinned the loss on Orgeron but the general consensus was that the loss did great damage to his long-term hopes of getting the permanent job.
about 135 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
Here are some selected quotes from USC head coach Ed Orgeron's Sunday night conference call following the Trojans' 14-10 loss to Notre Dame. Opening statement: "After reviewing the film, there were some outstanding efforts by our guys.
Despite the bevy of prognostications regarding the head coaching candidacy of interim head coach Ed Orgeron after Saturday's bitter 14-10 loss at Notre Dame, maybe it's still a bit premature to throw in the Orgeron towel, because his players certainly haven't.
It's always a physical battle whenever USC and Notre Dame get together and this year's matchup could be one that is won in the trenches. For the Trojans on offense, it will be critical to continue a season-long pattern of committing to the run behind an offensive line that is blocking well, even if they don't know exactly who will be available to carry the ball.
about 141 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
LOS ANGELES -- So now that we know the new, fun-loving Ed Orgeron-led USC Trojans are more relaxed and creative on offense, while still trying to patch up a secondary that seems to be growing more leaky by the minute, the next question is obvious: Exactly how many more games can USC win this season?
The Pac-12 has a chance to gain two big commitments over the coming days, but those won't be the only eventual newcomers who will make an impact. And one of the conference's heavyweights could have plenty to sell this fall.
about 204 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail