1. 2010 NFL Draft: Is the Pete Carroll Era Tarnished and USC Domination Gone?

    The NFL draft has been the friend of the Trojans in recent years. USC has not shied away from making the draft a major recruiting tool. And why should they? The saying has been, USC is the NFL team in L...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about 4 years ago 1,145 reads 8 comments

  2. Kiffin Strikes Again: Has the Trojan Culture Been Enhanced or Ruined?

    It's happened again! According to the Associated Press..... Multiple sources are reporting that USC tight end Anthony McCoy tested positive for marijuana at the NFL scouting combine in February...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 3,028 reads 6 comments

  3. Epic Butler-Duke Battle: Time for Trojans Fans To Demand a Football Playoff?

    It's time to begin the playoff versus BCS debate again! As the Duke Blue Devils escaped the tough championship-caliber play of the mid-level conference Butler Bulldogs with a thrilling 61-59 victory, it became clear "it" worked again...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 749 reads 130 comments

  4. College Football Debate: What March Madness Teaches USC about the BCS

    USC fans know it well. In the Pete Carroll era there were 19 losses. About half of them had direct national championship implications...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 1,581 reads 28 comments

  5. USC Trojan Football Spring Preview: Is the EPIC 2006 Recruiting Class a Failure?

    It was Pete Carroll's finest moment! They were the best recruiting class in the nation in 2006 and PC's largest by far! Carroll's haul included 27 of the best prospects in the land...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 1,900 reads 21 comments

  6. With Seantrel Henderson's Signing, Are the USC Trojans Avoiding NCAA Trouble?

    It has been said that good things come to those who wait. After several long weeks of speculation revolving around NCAA sanctions, Seantrel Henderson made it official at inked his letter of intent...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 3,652 reads 60 comments

  7. Lane Kiffin Replaces the Legend Pete Carroll: The Moves Behind the Rise

    Frank Sinatra did it his way. So, it seems, has Lane Kiffin. Most USC fans understood when Steve Sarkisian turned down the Raider job because, "Gee, it was wacky Al Davis!" And so, most USC fans felt Davis' pick of Lane Kiffin was out of desperation..

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 1,266 reads 25 comments

  8. Lane Kiffin Fallout: Will The "Young" Coach K. Destroy The Trojans? (Part 2)

    It's now been two months since the hiring of Lane Kiffin. I have enjoyed, shall we say, the vociferous debate with my SEC brethren, most directly the Tennessee fans who turned from Kiffin's biggest supporter to his most ardent hater...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 1,765 reads 29 comments

  9. Lane Kiffin Fallout: Are the Trojans Done as a National Power?

    As they say in baseball at this time of year, "It's early!!" So, with this in mind I decided to resurface after several weeks of college football hibernation and take a look back at 2009 and project to 2010...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 6,481 reads 126 comments

  10. 2010 National Signing Day: 10 Reasons Why USC's 2010 Class Is the Trojans' Best Ever!

    I know, the Florida Gators had the number 1 class in the nation and their Rivals.com ranking was just below USC's 2006 class as the best ever...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 2,188 reads 14 comments

  11. 2010 National Signing Day: Lane Kiffin and USC Nail Tennessee Again With Defects

    With all the hate being thrown around about Lane Kiffin's ethics (is it deserved), your humble USC reporter thought it might be valuable to see if Kiffin and his staff had indeed pursued Tennessee recruits...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 1,203 reads 14 comments

  12. Lane Kiffin, USC In SEC Backyard Fight on 2010 Signing Day

    USC Head Coach Lane Kiffin and his new but yet-to-be-filled-out (by a long shot) coaching staff is hard at work, focused on recruiting, according to unnamed sources...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 2,325 reads 31 comments

  13. B/R Readers Weigh In: Tennessee and the SEC vs. USC and Lane Kiffin

    Honestly, I thought all this Lane Kiffin debate was almost over.  That is until I read the L.A. Times on Sunday  and found a funny little article about all the Tennessee and SEC hate being directed towards Lane Kiffin and USC...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 1,057 reads 88 comments

  14. The Top Ten Reasons the SEC Hates USC

    Why Does the SEC Hate USC? I would like to thank you the readers for elevating my wiritng to Featured Columnist status for USC Football...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 4,582 reads 131 comments

  15. Lane Kiffin and USC Dominate Pac-10 Recruiting Over UW, Stanford, and UCLA

    Funny thing happened along the way to USC falling apart after the disastrous (?) 9-4 2009 season and Pete Carroll finally heeding the call to the NFL—they haven't...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 1,865 reads 6 comments

  16. Lane Kiffin the Recruiting Magician: Kyle Prater and Dillon Baxter Are Trojans

    Kyle Prater & Dillon Baxter Vow to Return Trojans to Glory   This just in, Pete Carroll Jr. aka Lane Kiffin seems to be settling in just fine, thank you!  In what has to rank as a huge ...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 1,933 reads 71 comments

  17. The SEC and Tennessee Versus Lane Kiffin: Who Won?

    The mass hysteria over the Lane Kiffin exit mounts.  I can't help but continue to dive into it because it has been an eye opening study of human behavior.  Just today, Jim Rome was mocking Tennessee fans for being so fixated on the Kiffin departure...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 1,878 reads 120 comments

  18. Lane Kiffin: Why Is He So Hated by Tennessee and the SEC?

    It can finally be admitted that Lane Kiffin's departure as a lot more to do with the lofty way Tennessee and the SEC views itself than the outright betrayal of a young coach...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 2,475 reads 252 comments

  19. Lane Kiffin Quiets Tennessee Detractors and Stabilizes USC Recruits

    As the most tumultuous week in USC history came to a close and SEC whinning about Lane Kiffin's exit beginning to lessen, we were once again reminded that nothing is like it seems it should be...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 2,090 reads 30 comments

  20. Intense Tennessee and SEC Hysteria Over Kiffin Exit Proves Hypocritical

    Time and time again I have been amazed at the Tennessee and SEC outrage over Lane Kiffin's abrupt exit from Tennessee for college football Mecca and USC...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 844 reads 29 comments

  21. Top Five Reasons Lane Kiffin Bolts For USC

    For those of you in the SEC who will trash Lane Kiffin and USC because it's winter and the articles about Alabama's win are almost a week old, go for it! If you had you supported a college football ...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 1,565 reads 68 comments

  22. Lane Kiffin, New USC Staff Will Maintain Trojan Glory

    This just in: At 5:51 p.m., the USC Trojan Blog reports that Tennessee's Lane Kiffin will be the new coach of USC. Fight on, baby; they never left! We think Kiffin will work because he is bringing ...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 525 reads 23 comments

  23. Pete Carroll's Press Conference Proves Haters Wrong

    You saw it and so did I.  Pete Carroll stood up in front of a packed house at Heritage Hall and said, "If you are writing that my exit has to do with the probation rumors, then you are not telling ...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 733 reads 11 comments

  24. USC President Steven Sample and AD Mike Garrett Boot Pete Carroll To NFL

    USC President Sample and Athletic Director Garrett Share Blame for Pete Carroll Exit!   It can now be said: Outgoing USC President Steven Sample and Athletic Director Mike Garrett have played a big role in the pending exit of Pete Carroll form USC...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 1,738 reads 45 comments

  25. Fraudulent BCS Drives Pete Carroll from USC To the NFL

    Fraudulent BCS Drives Carroll from USC   As the minutes tick down in the Pete Carroll era it can now be said that the fraudulent BCS drove Coach Carroll away from USC.  Carroll has always been a strong advocate of a college football playoff...

    Jon  Sarver Written by Jon Sarver about over 4 years ago 1,888 reads 107 comments