Welcome to the mailbag, which nine out of 10 dentists agree has no bearing on your oral health. Bobby in Phoenix writes: Mark May said the following yesterday: "I heard through the grapevine, not publicly, but privately, Todd Graham was lobbying like heck to get the Texas job," May told Burns and Gambo on Arizona Sports now on 98.
There's a marked change in the way that USC linebacker Hayes Pullard carries himself on Cromwell Field during workouts this offseason that is hard not to notice. The redshirt junior is standing just a tad bit taller, his voice is booming a little louder, and he's taken on more accountability in terms of coaching up the players around him.
The USC Trojans had four players selected in the 2013 NFL draft, increasing their record total of drafted players to 480. It was a mixed bag for the Trojans in this draft, as they did not have a player selected in the first round -- USC also holds the record for most first-round NFL draft choices -- and there was also the public free-fall for quarterback Matt Barkley.
about 314 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
Nickell Robey might only stand 5-foot-8 and 165 pounds, but perhaps no other defensive performer played bigger over the past three seasons for the Trojans. Arriving on campus in 2010 as a phenomenal two-way talent out of Frostproof (Fla.
The Trojans held their annual NFL Pro Day on Wednesday with plenty of buzz surrounding the workout of quarterback Matt Barkley. Not only is Barkley a high-profile prospect at the most high-profile position, but pro day marked the first time Barkley had an opportunity to throw for scouts since injuring his shoulder in late November.
about 347 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
Through the first two weeks of spring practice, here are five things we've learned about the USC football team: 1. Cody Kessler is playing like a man looking for a starting spot: It was only a few short months ago, as the Trojans prepared for the Sun Bowl, that Max Wittek was the odds-on choice to replace Matt Barkley as the USC quarterback.
about 356 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
As the Trojans begin the second week of spring ball sessions, they held a full pads practice on Tuesday without quarterback Max Wittek and wide receiver Marqise Lee. Both players suffered knee injuries last Saturday prior to the Coliseum scrimmage that USC coach Lane Kiffin described as "not serious.
about 361 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
Entering spring practice, there wasn't a bigger question mark in the USC defense than at the cornerback spot, where the Trojans lost both of their primary starters from the 2012 season -- Nickell Robey to the NFL, and Josh Shaw to strong safety.