Too Much Moving

Tailback Allen Bradford said he wants to stay at his preferred position this season without switching like last year.
“One thing I regret from last year was the way I kept moving around,” Bradford said. “I want to stay at tailback.”
Bradford played safety, tailback, safety, tailback and lined up at fullback (for pass routes but not blocking) in a few games.
“I want to see what I can do if I don’t move around,” Bradford said. “The coaches haven’t said anything to me about moving to fullback yet.”

Topics On The Table

Great timing to have Pac-10 media day tomorrow. Here’s a few topics on the table:

1. The child custory battle involving former USC quarterback Matt Leinart.
2. The arrest of UCLA assistant coach Eric Scott.
3. Is Spike TV the next outlet for Pac-10 games in 2008?

Radio Alert

I’ll be on with Petros and Money (570-AM) today at 4:40 p.m. If you tune in at 4 p.m., you can hear Petros launch his attack on quarterback Matt Leinart’s handling of his child custody case.

Always Thinking

Bryshon Nellum was the Gatorade National Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year, but this is USC, so what matters is if he will ever play football. The answer came last fall when Nellum signed a track letter-of-intent, which meant he would not be able to play his freshman year.
But USC coach Pete Carroll still looked into the matter this week to make sure, since he wouldn’t mind seeing Nellum at wide receiver. Carroll said Tuesday he didn’t think Nellum would be allowed to play this season under NCAA rules. But hey, it didn’t hurt to ask.

It’s On

So the gloves are off in the Matt Leinart-Brynn Cameron affair, according to this report.
This story was leaked by Leinart’s camp to respond to an earlier story in the Ventura County-Star where Cameron spoke her mind. I guess those infrequent visits to Newbury Park and constant partying in Hollywood and Phoenix finally became a factor.
Anyway, this is the moment where I can say I recently bumped into Cole Cameron Leinart on campus and got a big hug from the friendly little guy (sorry Matt!).
But I really wonder what all this legal wrangling will do for his endorsement situation, something he deeply cares about after firing CAA earlier this year because he was frustrated over the endorsements earned by Reggie Bush. At least that’s what Leinart told people at USC.
Looks like there won’t be too many more stories in magazines now talking about fatherhood’s effect on him.