USC Podcast: RoT Radio Ep. 311 on First Female Drum Major, Draft Recap and More

Reign of Troy's USC podcast discusses the latest Trojan news.
Reign of Troy's USC podcast discusses the latest Trojan news. /

Reign of Troy Radio’s USC podcast returns to recap the 2019 NFL Draft and chat with India Anderson, the first female drum major of the Trojan Marching Band.

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The latest episode of Reign of Troy Radio runs 78 minutes and features co-hosts Michael Castillo and Alicia de Artola discussing the NFL Draft, Kyle Ford, Reggie Bush and Urban Meyer, as well as chatting with USC’s new drum major.

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What’s in store with this USC podcast:

  • The show opens with a discussion of USC’s great traditions like the drum major, the Trojan rider and Traveler.
  • Diving into the news, Michael and Alicia recap the NFL Draft, which saw four Trojans selected with one notable exception. What happened with Porter Gustin? Is he the biggest miss of the draft?
  • There was good news for USC on the injury front this week. Four-star wide receiver Kyle Ford has passed inspection. He’s been cleared from the ACL injury which ended his high school career.
  • Fox Sports new college football show is creating plenty of intrigue for USC. With Matt Leinart Reggie Bush and Urban Meyer set to feature on the same show, Bush told the LA Times that he intends to recruit Meyer to the Trojans as a head coach. That prompts a discussion featuring the angel and devil on RoT’s shoulders.
  • Alicia had a chance to talk with new USC drum major India Anderson over the weekend. She explains what it means to be the first woman to take up the sword and what makes the Trojan Marching Band so special.
  • As always, the show ends with a mailbag with a load of listener questions. Topics this week include the NCAA’s stance on Bush, USC’s recruiting status and more Urban Meyer talk. Off-topic questions also hit in force, including a can’t-miss discussion of condiments pouring out of fingertips. Plus, Game of Thrones chat.

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