What is the key matchup of the game? Garry Paskwietz: I’ll go with the USC defensive line against the Fighting Irish offensive line. Notre Dame has allowed a total of only four sacks this season, a mark than ranks No.
Change is in the air at USC as Ed Orgeron wraps up its first week as the interim head coach of the Trojans. In an effort to pump more energy into the team, Orgeron implemented a series of changes designed to shift the fortunes of a team that had been playing inconsistently through the first five games of the season.
Here are some selected quotes from USC head coach Lane Kiffin’s Sunday night conference call following the Trojans’ 35-7 victory over Boston College. Opening comments: “It was just really a great day for our players and fans after the week that they’d been through.
Call it the Steve Lavin Syndrome. That is precisely what is happening with Lane Kiffin now at USC. Like Lavin, who was a low-level UCLA assistant basketball coach making coffee runs for soon-to-be-fired coach Jim Harrick in the mid-1990s, Kiffin was rushed into one of the highest profile head coaching jobs in the country.
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 125 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
I felt so good like anything was possible, I hit cruise control and rubbed my eyes; The last three days the rain was unstoppable, it was always cold, no sunshine. Trey Griffey's message brings tears to his dad's eyes.
about 127 days ago | Kevin Gemmell | Washington Huskies