Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mike Garrett

Mike Garrett had an outstanding college career at USC. A two time All-American, Garrett set numerous NCAA, Pac-8 Conference and USC records in his career by amassing a then unheard of 3,221 yards and scored 30 touchdowns. Garrett also led the nation in rushing in 1965 with 267 carries for 1,440 yards. He also caughtContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mike Garrett”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Matt Leinart

Welcome to this week’s Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday. Today we are going to look at the careers of two quarterbacks who were big stars in college and a lot was expected in the pros and yet for one reason or another they didn’t shine as brightly as they did in college. First , let’s considerContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Matt Leinart”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis was a college football All-American in 1974, and led the USC Trojans in rushing, scoring and kick return yardage for three consecutive seasons. He is especially remembered for scoring 11 touchdowns in three games against Notre Dame. In a 45-23 USC win on December 2, 1972, he scored six touchdowns which set aContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Anthony Davis”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ricky Bell

Bell first attracted notice during his sophomore season at USC. in 1974 as a great blocker and between-the-tackles runner, sharing the position of fullback with David Farmer for the 10–1–1 National Championship Trojans team that defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Rose Bowl by the score of 18–17 on January 1, 1975. In 1975,Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ricky Bell”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Pat Haden

Haden played one season in the World Football League for the Southern California Sun, which allowed him to attend school at Oxford University under his Rhodes Scholarship. His decision to go to the United Kingdom for schooling hurt his NFL possibilities as well as a lack of height (he stood 5-10) and lack of armContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Pat Haden”

USC’s Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescue

Somethings you just can’t make up…oh wait yes you can …well sadly this is one of those times when someone really did. According to Greg Beachman here is the following published report about Josh Shaw and the made up story about how he injuried his ankles. By GREG BEACHAM LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern CaliforniaContinue reading “USC’s Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescue”