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Ayles: Notre Dame is #2

1+1=Awesome! Via Deadspin Two cheers for Notre Dame, courtesy of SC tight end Blake Ayles. Nice move, Blake. Also check out Deadspin’s post on Stafon Johnson’s Ironic T-Shirt!

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HIGHLIGHTS: CAL 2009

Offense highlights: Defense highlights: History repeats itself for the Golden Bears; they enter the season with lots of hype, only to fold like a bad hand in poker. Time for them to enter hibernation! Cal’s Heisman hopeful tailback, Jahvid Bust, was held to a season-low 47 rushing yards against USC. Meanwhile Joe McKnight looked the […]

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HIGHLIGHTS: Washington State 2009

Sloppy win, but it’s a win nonetheless. The offense got off to a strong start, but they were inconsistent and fumbled more than they should have, but on the bright side, coaches opened up the playbook and allowed Matt Barkley to complete some deep passes. However this offense, and the receiving game in particular, needs […]

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Wazzu: Hasty 3-Quarter Reaction

Some quick thoughts on the first three quarters of tonight’s USC-Washington State matchup at the Coliseum: Penalties! Penalties! Penalties! Ack!!!! USC’s lack of discipline is turning me into Cathy Guisewite. Great to see Brice Butler getting involved. And even better to finally see a Damian Williams TD. Loni Fangupo’s injury was pretty gruesome. Not Tim […]

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Skinny Talk for This Weekend’s BBQ

*QB Aaron Corp has been throwing in 7-7 drills the past few days and has looked solid. The coaches have been happy with his accuracy and most importantly, his swagger. He appears confident and is showing good leadership skills despite being out with a cracked fibula. He will return to full practice next week. It […]

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Football: What about Mitch Mustain?

The other offshoot of Aaron Corp’s leg injury is that it gives Mitch Mustain a chance to get more meaningful reps. Remember him? Mustain came to USC amid much fanfare but twice lost spring battles to become the Trojans’ starting quarterback, first to Mark Sanchez, then to Corp. Mustain entered summer third on the depth […]

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Spotlight on…

Check out the standout performers from Monday’s practice: – Tight end Blake Ayles had the highlight play of the day when he stretched out for a one-handed catch on an over route before rolling to the ground near the left sideline during team period, drawing an ovation from the several hundred fans in attendance. “That […]

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Pictures from Sunday’s practice

During 1-on-1 drills, wideout Damian Williams makes a catch against the coverage of cornerback Kevin Thomas. Safety Ryan MacMahon flies over a tackling bag during special teams drills. Linebackers Chris Galippo (left) and Michael Morgan (right) push into the blocking sled with coach Ken Norton Jr. urging them on. Aaron Corp throws downfield to tight […]

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Morning Buzz

Tight end Blake Ayles, who is participating in summer passing workouts, said his injured knee is about 85 percent recovered from the operation he underwent six months ago.

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Video: Ellison is extra busy

<!–start image–><!– end image–>With injuries to Anthony McCoy and Blake Ayles, sophomore Rhett Ellison has been a very busy tight end this spring. Ellison has stepped up his game, making the most out of the extra reps he has received over the past several practices. Inside: Michelle Phalen talks with Ellison about how his spring […]

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