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 395 results

IMHO Sunday: Spring Game musings

Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com In my humble opinion, cardinal and gold thoughts on what I see, what I hear, and what I think. Overview: Despite the fact that the USC Spring Game was not really a game at all but a structured practice with selected tackling, most fans in attendance walked away from the Coliseum satisfied that they enjoyed the ...

O/NSO: 2017 USC Spring Game edition

By Greg Katz - WeAreSC.com The Obvious: While most Trojan football fans were expecting Saturday’s USC Spring Game in the Coliseum (noon PDT) to be a game-like experience, due to an overabundance of recent injuries it was decided by Trojans head coach Clay Helton to dramatically change the day’s original format from a controlled “real ...

IMHO Sunday: Scrimmage 2 – Take 2

Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com In my humble opinion, cardinal and gold thoughts on what I see, what I hear, and what I think. Overview: On a cool and cloudy Saturday morning that started off more like South Bend  in October but quickly turned into a near picture-perfect Southern California day by noon, Clay Helton’s USC Trojans held their ...

O/NSO: Rasheem Green edition

By Greg Katz - WeAreSC.com The Obvious: If the USC Trojans are going to make a strong run at a 2017 Pac-12 title and a College Football Playoff spot, they’ll need to present a stout defensive line, and one of those stalwarts in the trenches will be veteran junior defensive lineman Rasheem Green (photo above). The Not So Obvious: With so ...

IMHO Sunday: The Grand Marshall

Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com In my humble opinion, cardinal and gold thoughts on what I see, what I hear, and what I think. Poll position: Trojans head football coach Clay Helton has found out first-hand just what a Rose Bowl victory means in terms of his own career. As you may have already heard, the likeable coach has been named Grand Marshal ...

O/NSO: Callaway assesses O-line prospects edition

By Greg Katz - WeAreSC.com The Obvious: With just a little over two weeks remaining in spring ball, scrutiny remains focused on the reconstitution of the USC Trojans offensive line, as second-year offensive line coach Neil Callaway (photo above) continues to experiment and assess various combinations, hoping to adequately replace two first-team ...

IMHO Sunday: Scrimmage 1 – Take one

Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com In my humble opinion, cardinal and gold thoughts on what I see, what I hear, and what I think. The overview: After watching Saturday morning’s scrimmage, our overall first take is that those that watched the scrimmage may have been somewhat disappointed with the offense yet impressed by the defense. Actually, we ...

O/NSO: Scrimmage edition

By Greg Katz - WeAreSC.com The Obvious: The USC Trojans will hold their first scrimmage of 2017 spring ball on Saturday morning (10 a.m.) on campus, and head coach Clay Helton and staff will get a true first-look at the early results of spring practice mentoring. The Not So Obvious: Due to NCAA rules for spring ball, the Trojans are allowed ...

IMHO Sunday: On a run

Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com In my humble opinion, cardinal and gold thoughts on what I see, what I hear, and what I think. Good times: It’s good times for USC Trojans sports this academic year with Clay Helton’s football team making a dramatic return to the national stage, capped by a huge Rose Bowl comeback win over Penn State, and now ...

O/NSO: Coliseum renovation edition

By Greg Katz - WeAreSC.com The Obvious: With the Trojans finishing up their spring break before returning to the practice field on Tuesday, it gave fans and media a chance to pause and think about all things Trojans football – like the Coliseum renovation project. The Not So Obvious: There has been some limited information that has come ...