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USC adds San Jose State game, drops BYU from 2023 schedule

Apr. 28, 2022 19:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has added a matchup with San Jose State to its football schedule for 2023. USC added the Spartans in place of a previously scheduled matchup with BYU, the school announced Thursday. USC will host San Jose State at the Coliseum...

Lincoln Riley feels momentum gathering for USC in spring

Apr. 23, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a coach charged with the monumental task of raising a prestigious college football program from its lowest depths in three decades, Lincoln Riley looked quite content after Southern California's spring game. Running out of the historic Coliseum tunnel in...

Ex-Georgia QB JT Daniels transferring to West Virginia

Apr. 13, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Former Georgia quarterback JT Daniels announced Wednesday he is transferring to West Virginia. Daniels made the announcement on Instagram following a weekend visit to West Virginia’s campus. Daniels also had visited Missouri and Oregon State in recent...

USC assistant football coach Dave Nichol dies at 45

Mar. 25, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California assistant football coach Dave Nichol died Friday in McKinney, Texas. He was 45. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that Nichol had cancer. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the cause of death...

Caleb Williams gets to work after move from Oklahoma to USC

Mar. 23, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caleb Williams missed the entrance to work on the first day of his new job at Southern California. He jogged out of the John McKay Center and headed the wrong way down McClintock Avenue before he got pointed to the right door for practice at Howard Jones Field. ...

Badgers' Chryst says he never spoke directly to Williams

Mar. 21, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst says he never personally spoke with Caleb Williams when the former Oklahoma quarterback was considering potential transfer destinations before choosing Southern California. Chryst added that he did keep incumbent quarterback Graham...

Ken Norton Jr. returns to UCLA as inside linebackers coach

Mar. 04, 2022 17:19 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ken Norton Jr. has returned to UCLA as inside linebackers coach. Bruins head coach Chip Kelly announced the hiring Friday of Norton, most recently the Seattle Seahawks' defensive coordinator. Norton was fired by the Seahawks in January after four...