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.

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O/NSO: Still the one edition

By Greg Katz – WeAreSC The Obvious: One of the important recruits at this week's Rising Stars Camp was linebacker Daelin Hayes (above photo), a Trojans verbal from Ann Arbor (Michigan) Skyline. The Not So Obvious: Still the one. What makes Daelin Hayes appearance at this week’s Rising Stars Camp extremely important is the fact that ...

All-Time USC lists

by Greg Katz LOS ANGELES – The off-season in college football allows for too much time to ponder over all-time lists, which can be trivial, debatable, and, for the most part, inconsequential. For the football history of the University of Southern California Trojans, all-time lists can be both historical and tongue-in-cheek. Here then is a ...

IMHO Sunday: All rise

By Greg Katz - WeAreSC In my humble opinion, cardinal and gold thoughts on what I see, what I hear, and what I think. Bush league: Needless to say, the NCAA is an organization that has long been sleazy and dirty on how they pick and choose and punish. However, as the NCAA is on the verge of getting what it has long deserved – hopefully ...

Title Game brings back USC memories

LOS ANGELES – As many USC Trojans fans prepare to watch Oregon and Ohio State have at it in tonight’s College Football Playoff title game in Dallas, you’ll have to forgive them for being a tad melancholy. The Trojans and their fans have been to the promised land of collegiate football. They have seen it, felt it and reveled in it. It is not ...

Haden and expectations

LOS ANGELES -- Having recently completed his tour of duty as a member of the first-ever College Football Playoff selection committee, USC athletic director Patrick Capper Haden probably learned more than he ever wanted to know regarding the inner workings of the new big boys playoff system. If Haden’s beloved Trojans have a future advantage ...

2014 Travel Guide: At UCLA

GAME ELEVEN – AT UCLA NOV. 22: 5 p.m. PST Televised: ABC Location: Pasadena Stadium: Rose Bowl Capacity: 91,136 Surface: Natural Grass Seating Chart: http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/stadium-maps.html Ticket: $110 - $125 Projected Pasadena Game Day Weather Forecast: Mostly sunny with a high of 68 and a low of ...

How Solid Is That Verbal?

by Greg Katz: LOS ANGELES -- Earlier this week, the long recruiting arm of Steve Sarkisian and the USC Trojans coaching staff reached into the Deep South and came away with a prized verbal from Josh Imatorbhebhe, a talented wide receiver from North Gwinnett High in Suwanee, Georgia. Imatorbhebhe’s impressive video announcement comes on the ...

Veteran Sarao Preps For Final Off-Season

by Greg Katz LOS ANGELES -- For USC Trojans third-year starting inside linebacker Anthony Sarao, this offseason will be especially meaningful because it will be his last. The 6-foot, 220-pound New Jersey native with the long-flowing hair came to the City of Angels in 2011, and he’d be the first to tell you that a collegiate athletic career ...

Memorable USC bowl experiences

LOS ANGELES -- When it comes to bowl games, few universities have done it better and with more flair and dramatics than the USC Trojans. Come Dec. 27 in San Diego’s 37th National University Holiday Bowl, the Trojans break new ground in a bowl game they’ve have never been a participant. The Trojans own an impressive bowl record, having the ...