Tag Archives: Sam Darnold

Trojans Get Their Kicks, 27-24

By Tim Peterson (Los Angeles) – Chase McGrath booted a 43-yard field goal in the second overtime to lift USC to a 27-24 win over Texas Saturday night before 84, 714 at the Coliseum.

Trojans Run Over Stanford

By Tim Peterson (Los Angeles) – USC racked up over 600 yards of total offense, including 307 on the ground, and beat Stanford 42-24 Saturday night before 77,614 at the LA Memorial Coliseum.

The Peterson Principle: 8/6/2017

By Tim Peterson Overheard at Los Angeles Chargers camp last weekend by a known sports radio personality. “We’re going to do a segment on the four best quarterbacks in LA. You wanna hear them? Here they are. “1. Philip Rivers 2. Sam Darnold 3. Josh Rosen 4. Jared Goff.”

Training Camp Opens for USC

(Los Angeles) – USC opened training camp Saturday on campus at Howard Jones Field. Here’s a few shots. 

The Peterson Principle: 3/10/2017

By Tim Peterson I love watching this UCLA team. With freshmen Lonzo Ball and T.J. Leaf mixed with seniors Bryce Alford and Isaac Hamilton it’s the most entertaining Bruin team in years. Throw in an Aaron Holiday and a Thomas Welsh and they may have the recipe for a national champion.

The Peterson Principle: 1/3/2017

By Tim Peterson Unless you’re a fan of the Texas Longhorns, or the Penn State Nittany Lions for that matter, this had to be the greatest Rose Bowl ever right?

Trojans Rebound to Belt Utah State

By Tim Peterson (Los Angeles) – USC jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead and went on to rout Utah State 45-7 Saturday before 62,487 at the LA Memorial Coliseum.

The Peterson Principle: 8/22/2016

By Tim Peterson I was talking to Arroyo’s biggest fan James Markoya, otherwise known as “The Wolf” Friday night at the Arcadia-San Marino scrimmage and we were going over Arroyo’s schedule.

Trojans Name Browne Starter

By Tim Peterson (Los Angeles) – USC Coach Clay Helton named Max Browne the starting quarterback Saturday afternoon. Browne, a redshirt junior, had the edge coming into training camp but he was pressed the least few weeks by redshirt freshman Sam Darnold.

The Peterson Principle: 8/8/2016

By Tim Peterson Overheard at USC practice on Saturday by another reporter. “This is nothing like camp at UCLA. There’s just no energy at UCLA. Here you can feel the excitement. Over there nobody cares.”