Greg Katz

Greg Katz

Katz has been with WeAreSC since 2002, which includes contributions to Scout and ESPN.com. A member of the Football Writers Association.

Posts by Greg Katz 359 results

IMHO Sunday: Three’s company

Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com In my humble opinion, cardinal and gold thoughts on what I see, what I hear, and what I think. The yellow brick road: As Dorothy said in the classic Wizard of Oz, “Trojans and Rams, and Chargers, oh my!” It was announced this past week that the San Diego Chargers are the latest NFL team to arrive in Los Angeles, ...

O/NSO: Aggressive drive edition

By Greg Katz - WeAreSC.com The Obvious: With the commencement of this weekend’s huge recruiting effort in the John McKay Center, there is simultaneously another aggressive recruiting drive underway. Showing an early, hard-hitting marketing campaign, season ticket renewal applications for the highly-anticipated 2017 football season were ...

IMHO Sunday: It takes players

Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com In my humble opinion, cardinal and gold thoughts on what I see, what I hear, and what I think. A perspective: Trojans head coach Clay Helton doesn’t need me to be his personal public relations man or apologist, but IMHO the coach has taken some unwarranted criticism regarding the topic that Sam Darnold (photo ...

O/NSO: Replenishing edition

By Greg Katz - WeAreSC.com The Obvious: Following the Trojans thrilling 52-49 Rose Bowl victory over Penn State, attention now turns to the home stretch of recruiting and restocking the roster, and USC fans can see some of those prospects and commitments in Saturday’s U.S. Army All-America Game (10 a.m. PT/NBC). The Not So Obvious: Thanks ...

IMHO Tuesday special: Trojans rose to the occasion

Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com In my humble opinion, cardinal and gold thoughts on what I see, what I hear, and what I think. The evaluation: Pardon me, Al Michaels, but do you believe in cardinal and gold miracles? I’ve seen a lot of USC Rose Bowl glorious wins and heartbreaking losses from the great 42-37 win over Wisconsin in the 63 Rose ...

IMHO Sunday: Final countdown

Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com In my humble opinion, cardinal and gold thoughts on what I see, what I hear, and what I think. Tick, tick, tick: Happy New Year, folks! The wait is nearly over as in 24 hours it’ll be the No. 9 Trojans and the No. 5 Penn State Nittany Lions in the 103rd Rose Bowl. For the Men of Troy, they need to put the victory ...

O/NSO: 2017 Rose Bowl edition – USC vs Penn State

By Greg Katz - WeAreSC.com The Obvious: The No. 9 USC Trojans (9-3 overall, 7-2 Pac-12 South) and the No. 5 and Big Ten Champion Penn State Nittany Lions (11-2 overall, 8-1 Big Ten East) will collide Monday afternoon in the “Granddaddy of Them All”, the 103rd Rose Bowl Game, in Pasadena, Calif. Kickoff, before a sold-out stadium (91,136) ...

WeAreSC Travel Guide: 2017 Rose Bowl Game – USC/Penn State

Greg Katz - WeAreSC.com GAME THIRTEEN - THE ROSE BOWL: USC VS PENN STATE JAN. 2: 2:10 p.m. PT/5:10 p.m. ET Televised: ESPN Location: Pasadena Stadium: Rose Bowl Capacity: 92,542 Surface: Natural Grass Seating Chart: www.rosebowlstadium.com/seating-guide Tickets: Sold out Projected Rose Bowl Game Day Weather Forecast (UPDATED): ...

IMHO Sunday: Season’s greetings and Rosy tidbits

Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com In my humble opinion, cardinal and gold thoughts on what I see, what I hear, and what I think. Trees and menorahs: First off, wishing all of you a very Merry Christmas, a very Happy Hanukkah, and for all Trojans fans a win over Penn State in the upcoming Rose Bowl, the perfect present. And was there a better pregame ...

The O/NSO: 2016 Holiday gift giving edition

By Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com The Obvious: Ho, ho, ho, it’s that time of the year for the 2016 annual O/NSO holiday gift giving presentations. The Not So Obvious: So, grab some holiday cheer, munch on some sugary, festive delights, and let the unwrapping begin… The Obvious Gift for head coach Clay Helton: A convincing or otherwise ...