Someone at USC is really straining to think of accolades for the Trojans. USC coach Clay Helton praised the senior year class after the UCLA game by saying, “They’ve now won a city and state title this year.”
A state title? Since when did beating UCLA, Stanford and Cal merit being called state champs? Is this 1925? Is Pop Warner coaching at Stanford? Did beating Justin Wilcox mean that much? Is Helton feeling some heat and adding another accomplishment to winning the prestigious Pac-12 South?
Mater Dei or De La Salle win a state title. Not USC.
Meanwhile, here’s my column on UCLA and Chip Kelly, which may or may not happen.