News of Trojans on the way out plus DeMar rising to new heights...
- USC juniors' DT Jurrell Casey and OL Tyron Smith are headed to the NFL, according to an LA Times article. "I just felt it was the best time for me to do what I've wanted to do all my life," Casey said to Gary Klein.
- Bill Dwyre looks at how the Cam Newton case could potentially aid USC's NCAA appeal.
- Michael Lev reports that DL Armond Armstead will return for his senior season. "I want to come back for another year," Armstead told the OC Register. "I want to get my degree. I want to get better. I want to be a first-round draft pick. I want to be an All-American."
- ESPN's Bruce Feldman was all over the Casey and Smith story, but also reported that Marc Tyler will return for his senior season as the Trojans leading rusher.
- Former USC and Saints TE Billy Miller is part of the Insightful Player Program and tells his inspirational story.
- The Marshall School of Business draws parallels to the USC football team.
- Projan WR Steve Smith will miss the rest of the New York Giants' season with a knee injury. Smith was coming off a Pro Bowl campaign, but missed a month this year with an injured pec.
- For an emphatic end to this post, check out this ridiculous dunk by former Trojan and current Raptor DeMar DeRozan on Tyrus Thomas...