Commentary

Time to cut Garrett some slack

Former athletic director, Heisman winner doesn't deserve to have entire legacy soiled

Updated: February 14, 2012, 11:06 AM ET
By Steve Bisheff | We Are SC
LOS ANGELES -- It is time to cut Mike Garrett some slack.

The former athletic director who lost his job and much of what was once a glistening reputation at USC has taken the brunt of the criticism for the NCAA sanctions that have hit the Trojans so hard.