UCLA, ORE, ASU, WSU & UTAH Still Playing

Remaining 2021-22 college football bowl game schedule

Tuesday, Dec. 21

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Kent State vs. Wyoming
3:30 p.m. | ESPN
Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho

Frisco Bowl
No. 24 San Diego State vs. UTSA
7:30 p.m. | ESPN
Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas

Wednesday, Dec. 22

Armed Forces Bowl
Missouri vs. Army
8 p.m. | ESPN
Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas

Thursday, Dec. 23

Frisco Football Classic
Miami (Ohio) vs. North Texas
3:30 p.m. | ESPN
Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas

Gasparilla Bowl
Florida vs. UCF
7 p.m. | ESPN
Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida

Friday, Dec. 24

Hawai’i Bowl
Memphis vs. Hawai’i
8 p.m. | ESPN
Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex in Honolulu, Hawai’i

Saturday, Dec. 25

Camellia Bowl
Ball State vs. Georgia State
2:30 p.m. | ESPN
Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama

Monday, Dec. 27

Quick Lane Bowl
Western Michigan vs. Nevada
11 a.m. | ESPN
Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan

Military Bowl
East Carolina vs. Boston College
2:30 p.m. | ESPN
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland

Tuesday, Dec. 28

Birmingham Bowl
No. 20 Houston vs. Auburn
12 p.m. | ESPN
Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama

First Responder Bowl
Air Force vs. Louisville
3:15 p.m. | ESPN
Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas

Liberty Bowl
Texas Tech vs. Mississippi State
6:45 p.m. | ESPN
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tennessee

Holiday Bowl
No. 18 NC State vs. UCLA
8 p.m. | FOX
Petco Park in San Diego, California

Guaranteed Rate Bowl
Minnesota vs. West Virginia
10:15 p.m. | ESPN
Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona

Wednesday, Dec. 29

Fenway Bowl
Virginia vs. SMU
11 a.m. | ESPN
Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts

Pinstripe Bowl
Virginia Tech vs. Maryland
2:15 p.m. | ESPN
Yankee Stadium in New York, New York

Cheez-It Bowl
No. 19 Clemson vs. Iowa State
5:45 p.m. | ESPN
Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida

Alamo Bowl
No. 14 Oregon vs. No. 16 Oklahoma
9:15 p.m. | ESPN
Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas

Thursday, Dec. 30

Duke’s Mayo Bowl
North Carolina vs. South Carolina
11:30 a.m. | ESPN
Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina

Music City Bowl
Tennessee vs. Purdue
3 p.m. | ESPN
Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee

Peach Bowl
No. 10 Michigan State vs. No. 12 Pittsburgh
7 p.m. | ESPN
Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia

Las Vegas Bowl
Wisconsin vs. Arizona State
10:30 p.m. | ESPN
Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada

Friday, Dec. 31

Gator Bowl
No. 17 Wake Forest vs. No. 25 Texas A&M
11 a.m. | ESPN
TIAA Bank Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida

Sun Bowl
Washington State vs. Miami (FL)
12 p.m. | CBS
Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas

Arizona Bowl
Central Michigan vs. Boise State
2 p.m. | Barstool Sports
Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona

Cotton Bowl Classic (College Football Playoff semifinal)

No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Cincinnati
3:30 p.m. | ESPN
AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas

Orange Bowl (College Football Playoff semifinal)
No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 3 Georgia
7:30 p.m. | ESPN
Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida

Saturday, Jan. 1

Outback Bowl
No. 21 Arkansas vs. Penn State
12 p.m. | ESPN2
Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida

Citrus Bowl
No. 15 Iowa vs. No. 22 Kentucky
1 p.m. | ABC
Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida

Fiesta Bowl
No. 5 Notre Dame vs. No. 9 Oklahoma State
1 p.m. | ESPN
State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona

Rose Bowl
No. 6 Ohio State vs. No. 11 Utah
5 p.m. | ESPN
Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California

Sugar Bowl
No. 7 Baylor vs. No. 8 Ole Miss
8:45 p.m. | ESPN
Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana

Tuesday, Jan. 4

Texas Bowl
Kansas State vs. LSU
9 p.m. | ESPN
NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas

Monday, Jan. 10

College Football Playoff National Championship Game
8 p.m. | ESPN
Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana

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San Diego Trojan
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December 31, 2021 3:25 pm

Watching Alabama, the size, speed and pursuit on defense in a year that was supposed to be rebuilding, has got to be disheartening to everyone else. It reminds me of Pete’s best defenses that would just fly to the ball. They improved at just the right time. You couple that with a big, well coached offensive line that opens running lanes and allows Young to have plenty of time to throw, and it just amazes me that they don’t skip a beat, year after year, no matter how many players and coaches move on. I hope we can create something… Read more »

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December 30, 2021 2:36 pm

Well Ucla cancelled their game pissing off the NC St staff. Oregon probably wished that their game had been cancelled. Wazzu/Miami will be a snoozefest (probably). If ASU can’t stop the Wisconsin run game, it will be a long day for the Devs. Utah may hang for a half in Pasadena but Ohio St should pull away in the 2nd half. Overall, not looking good at all for the Pac-12.

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December 27, 2021 8:04 am

I don’t recall seeing a link to this interesting article posted before. If so, apologies in advance.

https://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/32896243/lincoln-riley-usc-trojans-starting-believe-again

I think that once a couple of specific NIL deals are announced, the momentum will accelerate even more.

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December 27, 2021 7:58 am

Thank you for publishing the bowl schedule. It’s nice to see it in one place. Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas! Hoping 2022 is a great year for all of you and also USC sports!

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December 27, 2021 7:32 am

It is really obvious the ncaa didn’t give a lot of forethought to the effects of the portal on teams and the players themselves. I cannot understand why a team can only take 7 from the portal even though they may have lost 12 to it. A change needs to occur quickly that will allow teams to restore the number lost because now there are not enough slots to take in the number in the portal. They don’t need to cover all the available players, some I am sure are just not worth taking. There should also be a window… Read more »

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December 26, 2021 5:18 pm

Bobby Haskins, a multiple year starter on the UVA O-Line, has announced he is transferring to USC.
Keep those portal hits coming. In Lincoln Riley we trust!

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December 26, 2021 4:00 pm

Bobby Haskins committed today. I would think he would start at either tackle spot.

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December 25, 2021 8:23 pm

Hey Michael Pittman (900 yards with 2 games left to play ) can recover onside kicks also (Colts Win ! ).

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December 25, 2021 4:42 pm

Merry Christmas to all the die hard Trojan fans on this site. Fight on.

Chris
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December 25, 2021 7:58 am

Merry Christmas TDB family.

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December 25, 2021 7:39 am

Merry Christmas to all from warm and sunny Frisco, TX. I think all of us got our Christmas present early in the hiring of LR and the decision to rebuild SC Football.

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December 25, 2021 6:37 am

Christmas is the season of Hope. For the first time in more than a decade, we Trojans actually have genuine cause for optimism about our football program. Past seasons, our hopes for success were only backed up with BS from our poor leadership—and we would inevitably be disappointed by their lack of effective action. Our hopes would crash and burn.

But now we have hopes that can come true. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (and gentlewomen) of Troy.

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December 24, 2021 11:21 pm

Merry Christmas Allen, John and all the TDB faithful. May all have a wonderful Christmas weekend.

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December 24, 2021 7:23 pm

Merry Christmas from way out in Rialto CA. Santa will land in the rain, right?

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December 24, 2021 7:45 pm
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If it helps ease your mind…..Norad is tracking Santa’s journey: https://www.noradsanta.org/en/map

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Steveg
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December 24, 2021 1:58 pm

Branch committed to USC!!! Third 5 star to commit for 2023. It must be Christmas!!

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December 24, 2021 2:32 pm
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December 24, 2021 2:47 pm
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I love this part.
 In less than a month on campus, Riley has recruited five players with five-star ratings, more than Clay Helton landed in his final four recruiting classes — with more potentially on the way

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December 24, 2021 1:24 pm

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays
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December 24, 2021 1:44 pm
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Through some hard years being a Trojan fanatic along with just some plain harsh times all of you, especially Allen and John have been able to bring some cheer, a smile, a laugh, and at times reality to me and I deeply appreciate everyone on here. Thanks, great things are coming!! Please have a blessed Christmas, from our home to yours.

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December 24, 2021 4:33 pm
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It’s been 17 years since our last NC, I believe Lincoln Riley is about to remedy that.
Buckle Up…It’s going to be an “E” Ticket ride !!!

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December 25, 2021 7:23 am
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Merry Christmas everyone.
It is great having the hope of a competitive team again.
Just expect a slow building process with a possible winning season next year.
But Helton left the cupboard close to bare.
If there is a great recruiting class next year Coach Riley can start rebuilding.
Just to be in CFP would be great.
Or how about at least a Pac12 championship.

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December 24, 2021 5:16 pm
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Ditto. John and Allen this site has been great and even a little comforting at times. I can finally fly my Trojan flag with pride here in Utah.

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December 25, 2021 6:29 am
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I think in February, TDB will be celebrating its 4th birthday, correct? Allen and John, TDB is part of my daily routine. So thankful that you guys made the effort to put it together. Fight On!

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December 25, 2021 7:45 am
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A very Merry Christmas to all from a soaked San Diego. 2022 will be a great one to be a Trojan. Thanks to John and Allen for TDB! Went to Christmas Eve dinner with the clan last night. Gave a special thanks when I said Grace for Lincoln Riley. Got a chuckle out of the Washington, Oregon and Utah fans in the family.

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December 24, 2021 12:43 pm
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Same to you Allen & John. Thank you both for this blog. It is a part of our lives that you both created for us Trojan followers.

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December 24, 2021 6:22 pm
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Merry Christmas to you Allen and all here on this board! We’ve got a lot of great presents to open over the next few years, as we get this motor back up and running!

FIGHT ON! (With egg nog!)

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December 24, 2021 9:37 am

Does anyone know what happened to Reign of Troy and Alicia?

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December 24, 2021 9:57 am
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Have no idea, they stopped posting new stories after the San Jose State game. The website is still online. I checked the twitter feed and there are some recent reposts of pictures and stories from USC twitter account. Alicia is releasing podcasts on Apple under the Reign of Troy name.

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December 24, 2021 9:24 am

Merry Christmas and a healthy and Happy New Year to all the TDB’rs and your families. Thanks for all of the thought provoking content and commentary throughout the year. God Bless!

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December 24, 2021 9:36 am

Same to you San Diego, Merry Christmas.

Steveg
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December 24, 2021 8:42 am

Zachariah Branch, 5 star WR commits at 4pm pacific time on CBS Sports. 100% > USC.

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December 24, 2021 8:21 am

Now that USC has a top caliber head coach, I keep asking myself how long will he last and when will the nfl come calling with outrageous offers to take him away. It seems that is always the case, and I wonder if Riley will be any different. Only coach in recent memory that has not gone to the nfl is the Cat, which I can understand.

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December 24, 2021 9:01 am
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Steveg
Isnt it a little early to be worrying about that?

Dont underestimate the CAT, being more politician than Coach, one of the owners will fall prey to his Sirens Song. Just sit tight.

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December 24, 2021 1:47 pm
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Hilarious alfa. What a show that would be. I just remember how our hearts were broken when we lost our OC to Pheonix. Merry Christmas my friend.

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December 24, 2021 4:06 pm
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Thanks Steve, same to you and the rest of the crew that hang out at this USC Sports Pub

Special Happy Holidays and thanks to John and Allen for for suffering our nonsense for another Year….Cheers to All !

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December 24, 2021 10:03 am
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Steve, first, Merry Christmas. Second,relax. Mike McCarthy, the coach of the Dallas Cowboys, makes $4 Million a year. The highest paid pro coach is Bill Billichek and he makes $12 Million. LR is being paid about $11 Million. He is making the combined salaries of both the Ram’s and Charger’s HCs. Given the failures of both Nick Saban and Urban Meyer at the pro level, why would he leave? My guess is we have LR for the next decade. Caruso and Folt went big time on this hire. SC is competing with the pro teams. In essence, Riley is a… Read more »

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December 24, 2021 1:49 pm
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Great way to look at it RJJ, I guess if I was making that kind of money I could be happy where I am at. Merry Christmas buddy, enjoy that heat wave as we get rain and snow in CA.

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December 24, 2021 6:09 pm
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Just got back from a family Christmas. Great time. Weather was 80 degrees. Tomorrow will be 84. More like Irvine weather than North Texas.

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December 23, 2021 5:04 pm

Alan and John, what is your take on the move of Oklahoma and Texas to the SEC? More money?

Steveg
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December 23, 2021 5:49 pm
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Wasn’t the ACC involved in that with the Pac12 and Big Ten?

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December 23, 2021 6:29 pm
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Yes, the ACC, Big 10 and Pac 12 agreed to be a voting block to prevent any changes to the playoffs that did not benefit everyone equally.

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December 23, 2021 5:58 pm
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Sorry for the misspelling, Allen. I blame Captain Morgan. Or, I subscribe to the Mark Twain school of spelling: you can never trust a person who can only spell a word one way. I appreciate your and John’s insight. And find TDB a very insightful and delightful fount of football knowledge. Merry Christmas to you, John, and all those who make this site such a treasure for USC alums and football fanatics. Looking forward to the New Year and Lincoln Riley’s first year driving the Ferrari.

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December 23, 2021 6:07 pm
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Frost just got a reprieve. One more year. Supposedly the program is moving in the right direction. If it is, it’s at the speed of a sea urchin. Frost fired four assistants. Agree. Bad move for Nebraska to join the Big Ten. No natural rivalry as in the days of old when Osborne’s teams played Texas and Oklahoma yearly.

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December 24, 2021 9:05 am
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With Texas….it’s always about the money !!
With the Okies….it’s always about following Texas !!

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December 24, 2021 1:50 pm
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Alfa is on it today!

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December 23, 2021 4:19 pm

I’m wearing an eyepatch, drinking Captain Morgan, and watching the Gasparilla Bowl along with the parrot perched on my shoulder. Can’t wait for USC to get back in a meaningful bowl game so I can get out of the hammock.

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December 23, 2021 4:25 pm
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Does Captain Morgan make anything other than spiced rum?

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December 23, 2021 4:49 pm
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Yo, ho, ho, matey: nay. My advice
be t’ try th’ Private Stock. It be delicious.

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December 23, 2021 4:53 pm
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You should be primed perfectly for the Liberty Bowl next Tuesday with Mississippi State. Merry Christmas

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December 23, 2021 6:35 pm
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I did a little research on the Private Stock and I like that the rum is aged in ‘old school’ casks that contain years of spice and molasses flavors. I am going to follow the suggestion and try straight up with ice and maybe a splash of lime. Thanks for the tip. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

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December 23, 2021 4:52 pm
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I’ll be keepin an eye out fer that one fer sure.

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December 23, 2021 5:09 pm
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Classic!

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December 23, 2021 7:52 pm
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I hear he follows the inspirational adventures of Captain Pissgums and the perverted pirates. Zap Comix! Geez that brings back memories. Screaming Yellow Zonkers anyone? How about a visit to the Oar House in Santa Monica?

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December 23, 2021 1:53 pm

USC can sign a maximum of 25 recruits each year for fall enrollment. If they signed grey shirts the previous year then that number will be less. They can also sign up to 7 players from the portal as long as that number does not exceed the number of players from their own team who transferred out using the portal. Any additional players that are signed become grey shirts. Grey shirts cannot practice or play until the end of the football system (spring semester). They must pay their own tuition if they take classes during the fall semester. The big… Read more »

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December 23, 2021 2:30 pm
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So if 10 leave by the portal, a team can only sign 7? How many openings does SC have?

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December 23, 2021 4:24 pm
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That is correct. I am trying to find out how many grey shirts we have from last year, if any and then it is a matter of watching the portal transfers.

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December 23, 2021 4:55 pm
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John I don’t think they had any grey shirts and the number that has left for the portal does exceed 7 already. I doubt Helton even knew about grey shirting.

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December 23, 2021 4:57 pm
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Probably understood it literally.

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December 23, 2021 12:57 pm

Rutgers officially replacing TAM in Gator Bowl, Dec 31.

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December 23, 2021 9:10 am
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Bingo! 50% optimism and 50% PAC 12 schedule, makes for a 9 or 10 win expectation

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December 23, 2021 9:47 am
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Optimism reigns supreme at USC. I can see 9 wins just with the culture change. With players playing like they are serious and having top caliber coaching anything is possible. Let’s see how people think in the fall, I bet the numbers go up.

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December 23, 2021 6:18 pm
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I am all in on Lincoln Riley(brilliant move by Bohn) but unless they really strike gold in the portal, I don’t see us as any better than 6-7 wins next year.
By 2023, the sky is the limit. Just don’t se it next year. Too many bad players and bad culture to overcome so quickly.

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According to 247/USCfootball.com USC has 7 commits and 1 transfer, Barquett. The keys on wins next year: How quickly, through the portal, they can get guys out and then get new guys in? How many will be through portal and how many through commits to get to 35 new guys? Then how long will it take to get everybody up to speed with the new systems? Depending on the number of new guys, 35 the magic number, I would expect a slow start to 2022 season. By November, we should see the team coming together. Unlike Helton speak, we really… Read more »

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December 23, 2021 12:25 pm
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Guys! Please be realistic. Granted I have no idea who the new 35 kids are going to be or even if LR will be able to bring in that number. PC (a great coach) inherited a program in better shape than the one LR is taking over and he went 6-7 his first year. Allen has quoted a great coach (cannot recall who) who stated that it takes 18 months to turn a culture around. The 2021 SC team was, by nearly unanimous acclaim, the worst in SC history. We all know the culture was a disaster and the talent… Read more »

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December 23, 2021 1:02 pm
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I understand where you are coming from, but are you thinking that the 35 are all starters? I think we have some talent on the team now, and it will be directed in a winning manner. These guys left on the team are pumped for sure, do not discredit them, I give them a good shot at 9 wins. Hey, we might even end up with a genuine kick returner. Who knows!!

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December 23, 2021 2:23 pm
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TrojanRJJ, I remember the quote but also don’t remember who said it. I wonder when he said it. I think now in this era of the portal and NIL that time line could be shortened in the hands of someone skilled in the new art. The Pac 12 is so weak and Oregon and Washington are unkowns at this point. Right now we can say SC has the best head coach in the conference. I’m looking at the number of new faces by summer. The closer to 35 the better.

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December 23, 2021 5:51 pm
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From what John told us on here the most he can do is 32, unless they grey shirts some guys.

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December 23, 2021 2:28 pm
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Georgia has some really good high school footballers.

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December 23, 2021 8:16 am
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December 23, 2021 9:31 am
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After reading this the obvious question is why wouldn’t Helton have offered him earlier. Sounds like a great person in addition to a great player.

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December 23, 2021 2:29 pm
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The Cat sux. That’s why he didn’t offer this kid.

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December 22, 2021 6:44 pm
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If I remember right, Martin was considered an elite “Donte” like recruiter when he was at UCLA. Wonder what happened there. Did he leave before Chip got there? Did Mora let him go? My memory just ain’t what it used to be

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December 23, 2021 11:46 am
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Thanks

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December 22, 2021 3:12 pm
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Not sure how he will do, but he sure played hard this year. On a pathetic defense, he was a bright spot.

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John Weld(@johnnynumbers)
December 22, 2021 12:44 pm

The College Football Playoff publicly outlined its cancellation policies and procedures on Wednesday as COVID-19 cases spike across the country because of the omicron variant. The playoff said in a statement that the title game could be moved from Jan. 10 to as late as Jan. 14 if one or both of the semifinal-winning teams were unable to field a team on the scheduled game date. No. 1 Alabama plays No. 4 Cincinnati and No. 2 Michigan plays No. 3 Georgia on Dec. 31.  If a team is unable to play in a semifinal because of COVID-19 cases, that game… Read more »

Chris
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December 22, 2021 1:54 pm
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Ugh. What a horrible way to decide a champion “Your team happens to be lucky, here’s your championship”

Steveg
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December 22, 2021 4:33 pm
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It’s like the ncaa, take the easiest way out.

Chris
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December 22, 2021 10:57 am

Pro football focus has our line as the #1 graded in the country. How? What?

ATL D.D.S.
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December 22, 2021 11:13 am
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This is not April 1st, is it?

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December 22, 2021 10:35 am

Looking at all of the bowl matchups, I might root for Utah, but I hope NC State can cream the baby bears. 🐻 If Ucla was playing Ohio State (another team I don’t care for) I’d still root for Ohio State.
Football is going to be different next season with all of the coaching changes. I don’t see LSU improving or ND staying on top of their game. It’s not hard to imagine SC getting better and UCLA going in circles. I’m buying tickets next season. (Cheap seats for sure but I’ll be there)

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December 22, 2021 11:25 am
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DTR always regresses, I anticipate that he will again.

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December 22, 2021 9:39 am
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It’s what he does best: Hire recently fired coaches and leftover recruits and rave about what he has done.

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December 22, 2021 2:56 am
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Rinse, and repeat…Rinse, and repeat. This coaching club really takes care of its own.

Steveg
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December 22, 2021 7:48 am
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How sad for Fresno St.

ATL D.D.S.
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December 22, 2021 9:44 am
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😄

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December 22, 2021 3:47 pm
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Appropriate. Fresno, home of the homeless.

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December 22, 2021 4:36 pm
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That move by Tedford makes him look like the Edselford.

Steveg
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December 21, 2021 7:09 pm

We picked our teams through all the bowl games and we are doing horrible. It seems some teams are just having to much fun to play serious football. It is insanity to bet on football bowl games until New Years when things tend to get serious.

ATL D.D.S.
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December 22, 2021 9:43 am
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Those old helmets–look like they wouldn’t help much. Dig that QB single bar facemask!

Steveg
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December 21, 2021 7:05 pm
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If Pickett is leaving, which I would think he is, this is a good place for Slovis and I hope he has great success. I think he deserves it.

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December 22, 2021 9:40 am
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Didn’t another of our QB castoffs in the past head to Pitt? Max Browne? Didn’t have much luck as I recall….