The New York Jets coaching staff is worth a mention. They have offensive coordinator John Morton, who was a long-time USC assistant coach (2007-11). Then there is QB coach Jeremy “Mr. Coffee” Bates (above right). Then there is assistant defensive backs coach Daylon McCutcheon. And to top it off, there is WR coach Karl Dorrell.
The Los Angeles Football Club plans to build a $30 million training facility at Cal State Los Angeles. Why wouldn’t LAFC build its facility adjacent to its new stadium in Exposition Park or somewhere by USC? The same reason why USC does not have a softball team.
There is no land for such projects. And in the rare situation when some land is available, USC will use it for the Village project that is scheduled to open in July.
— USC Trojans Baseball (@USC_Baseball) May 27, 2017
USC is up on Washington, 6-5, in the seventh inning.
UPDATED: The Trojans win, 9-6, in the second-to-last game of the season. USC improves to 21-33 overall and 8-21 in the Pac-12.
Unable to get another NFL job, Chip Kelly’s signed a multi-year contract with ESPN as a studio analyst, “predominantly working college football pre-games, halftimes and studio wraps each Saturday on ESPN2.”
This is the logical landing place for Kelly, who will undoubtedly become a candidate for any big college jobs that open in the next year and until he takes another job. Despite USC’s Rose Bowl win, I’ve heard Kelly’s name in coaching circles as a potential USC candidate again, if that day ever arrives.
North Carolina is trying to dispute charges of academic fraud when it goes before the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions.
“The fundamental issue in our case is that the NCAA by-laws cover athletics matters, not how academics are managed,” North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham said Thursday.
So the NCAA has no jurisdiction? Remember when USC was accused of being uncooperative and it hurt their case? Will the NCAA back down against North Carolina? It doesn’t really seem interested anymore in giving stiff penalties since the USC case? And maybe North Carolina believes that too.
USC assistant coach Tyson Helton is at the Long Beach Poly spring football game today. Helton can obviously watch quarterback Matt Corral, the former Oaks Christian QB who already committed to USC. But he can also see five-star wide receiver Jalen Hall, who played at Hawkins last season. Looks like the Poly pipeline will be reinstalled.