Johnson At Senior Bowl

Tailback Stafon Johnson was interviewed during the Senior Bowl:
“It’s wonderful. To come here and play against some of the great guys in the country. It’s awesome. i was more anxious than nervous to be here. I’m a football player. I’ve been playing all my life. I’m just happy to be here.”

Morning Buzz

There’s been little buzz around USC that linebacker Jordan Zumwalt of Edison High in Huntington Beach would become a Trojan after Pete Carroll quit. But will Zumwalt’s visit this weekend make a difference? He remains a soft verbal to Stanford. And USC desperately needs some linebacker commitments.

No Honeymoon

A sizable majority of poll respondents (40 percent) said they will blame Lane Kiffin if USC does not make a BCS bowl next season. So much for a grace period. Mike Garrett was blamed by 24 percent.