USC Podcast: RoT Radio Ep. 319 Crosstown Podcast feat. What’s Bruin Show

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 with special guests from the What’s Bruin Show to talk about what’s going on across town with UCLA, plus open up a big mailbag of questions.

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It’s a USC-UCLA Crosstown Podcast extravaganza in this 74-minute episode featuring co-hosts Michael Castillo and Alicia de Artola, along with Jake Merrfield, Mike Regalado and Jamaal Artis from the What’s Bruin Show. This is Part 2, so be sure to check out Part 1 on the What’s Bruin Show feed for even more rivalry banter and Pac-12 predictions.

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What’s in store with this USC podcast:

  • Michael, Alicia and the What’s Bruin Show crew react to a new review before diving into the news which includes the departure of three-star DB Jaylen Watson. Plus, a discussion of offensive lineman Austin Jackson’s heroic gesture for his sister as he gets set to undergo surgery to supply a bone marrow transplant.
  • Since the guys from the What’s Bruin Show are available, Michael and Alicia pepper them with questions about UCLA and their prospects in 2019. What are the Bruins going to be this year, is recruiting becoming a concern and how close to the hot seat is Chip Kelly? Also, what are the most underrated and overrated aspects of UCLA’s team looking forward.
  • The mailbag is full up this week with special questions with a UCLA aim. Those include dealing with houses divided, which team will improve the most before the rivalry game and which quarterback would you rather have: JT Daniels or Dorian Thompson-Robinson?
  • More questions from listeners include worries over the BYU game, the word “natty,” trap games, Kedon Slovic and more.

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On Patreon, Michael and Alicia create even more shows for your enjoyment. Get more general college football and random food talk, as well as more of the RoT duo plus Jake Merrifield, in “Takes With Jake.” If history is your thing, Alicia has you covered with weekly “Throwback Thursday” episodes diving deep into interesting stories from Troy’s past. Plus, coming soon will be the return of our “Position Previews” getting in-depth on each position group ahead of Fall Camp.

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