By Adam Bushell This past Saturday marked the end of the Trojans’ 2016 season with a loss at UC Davis in the first round of the D1AA National Championship. UC Davis are the current holders of the championship title and fielded a thrillingly competitive side to go up against USC. The Trojans showed sparks of […]

By Eric Edholm, Shutdown Corner The process of making football safer is a slow trickle. Do you start at the top and try to make NFL players play more safely, and thus give younger players the model of how to tackle more safely? Or do you start with youth football and try to make it […]

By Sanjay Kirpalani , National Recruiting Analyst EL SOBRANTE, Calif. — There isn’t an ounce of hesitation for 4-star defensive tackle Jay Tufele when queried on a career path outside of football. The 6’3”, 288-pounder from Bingham High School in South Jordan, Utah, is clearly a fan of physical contact. “If I wasn’t playing football, […]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] On October 6th, 2007, the USC Rugby Football Club participated with the USC Marching Band in the halftime show of the USC Vs. Stanford Football Game. Club members dressed as members of the 1982 Cal and Stanford Football teams (“Stanford” players shown left) and recreated “The Play”. In 1982, Cal was down by less […]

By Director of Rugby Dominic Riebli  In their final game of the regular season, the USC Men’s Rugby Club traveled to Las Vegas, host city to the American leg of the IRB 7s Series, to take on a Grand Canyon University.  Although they had already secured a playoff spot in the Gold Coast Conference, the […]