Calvin Ridley was the most prolific freshman wide receiver in school history recording 89 receptions in 2015. He obliterated the first year marks of two NFL first round draftees, Julio Jones (58 - 2008) and Amari Cooper (59 - 2012). Prior to today, the South Florida (Coconut Creek, FL, Monarch HS) sensation hauled in eight passes, a respectable total but for only 23 yards and zero touchdowns against the last two foes, Clemson and USC.
September 10, 2016
The interim head coach tag was removed from Clay Helton’s name after defeating arch rival UCLA last season. Indeed, a seminal moment for a coaching family. Year two begins with the unenviable task of tangling with the defending College Football National Champions at a neutral site.
August 12, 2016
Preparing to play the defending national champion would cause any coach to have sleepless nights. Plus a quarterback starter has yet to emerge from the spring competition. Clay Helton has an entire off-season to ponder the terrifying dream since USC opens the schedule against Alabama in Arlington, Texas on September 3rd. BamaMag.com spoke today with the Trojans head coach as part of the Pac-12 football media teleconference.
April 26, 2016