Happy Thanksgiving, friends! Thank you to those who wished me well this Thanksgiving and I hope you’re all having spectacular days full of football, food and good company. I, for one, am thankful for many things, including this space to do a job I greatly enjoy, reliable press box wi-fi and that feature on Twitter that allows you to search and add GIFs. That came in clutch this season.
So to get to your questions:
Jim Mora once yelled out in front of countless media after a USC football game “We own this town.” In your opinion, who owns this town as of Nov. 19, 2016: UCLA or USC? Also, will Texas be knocking on Mora’s door soon?
Like last week, you really shouldn’t need me to point out the obvious. When it comes to the football rivalry, USC has won two games in a row, has a star quarterback who is not only healthy, but captivating much of the West Coast (if not the nation), and recently flipped a local quarterback recruit (Jack Sears) from Duke. UCLA has landed a few blows, like grabbing Greg Rogers, but the scoreboard is trending in USC’s direction right now.
I don’t expect Texas to come after Mora if/when they part with Charlie Strong. Continue reading