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Recruiting: Seantrel Henderson Set to Sign With USC on Tuesday

Looks like this roller-coaster ride will finally come to an end: On Sunday, Henderson’s father, Sean, said that his son will his letter of intent on Tuesday at 2:45 p.m. CST during a ceremony at Cretin-Derham Hall High School in St. Paul, Minn. and then fax it to U.S.C. “It is U.S.C.,” the elder Henderson […]

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USC football: 15 players to watch in spring (No. 1)

Ten days, 14 players and nearly 5,000 words later, we have hit No. 1 on our countdown of the 15 Trojans to watch in spring practice. But wait. There’s more. Starting Thursday, we’ll begin our position-by-position preview of spring football, including three questions (and answers) for each spot. And remember, you can follow the USC […]

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Best and worst of the Pac-10 bowl season

The Pac-10 went 2-5 during the bowl season, so it wasn’t difficult to find many “worsts.” But there were some good things that shouldn’t be overlooked. Best performance, defensive player: Oregon’s undersized but quick defensive end Kenny Rowe set a Rose Bowl and Oregon bowl record with three sacks in a losing effort against Ohio […]

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And then there were two: Final polls

The Pac-10 entered the bowl season with five ranked teams, more than any other conference. It finished the bowl season with two ranked teams, none in the top 10. That’s what a 2-5 bowl season will do. Oregon finished ranked 11th in both polls after losing the Rose Bowl to Ohio State. The Buckeyes bounced […]

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Putting The 2009 Season Into Perspective

When you are accustomed to watching USC win Pac-10 championships and Rose Bowls, anything short of that is a disappointment. By those lofty standards, the 2009 season was a disappointment (and hopefully just a down year). When talking about an upcoming season for the USC Trojans, you will hear the words “Rose Bowl” and “National […]

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HIGHLIGHTS: Boston College 2009

For those of you who missed the USC-BC game or would like to watch it again, TrojanWire has you covered. OFFENSE: Despite missing 3 starters on offense (RB Joe McKnight, TE Anthony McCoy, and OL Tyron Smith), the Trojans did not miss a beat. Matt Barkley had one of his best performances this season, throwing […]

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The Eagles Have Landed

You'll often hear coaches and administrators talk about the benefits of playing in a bowl game, but lost in that sea of chatter are the reporters who do the heavy lifting while covering a team. Scott Wolf, the USC beat writer for the Los Angeles Daily News, shows there is fun to be had for […]

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12-26-09: USC

This is a no-brainer. We’re betting everything left in the account. Straight Bet $194.10 to win $176.45 USC (-7.5) over Boston College

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The Skinny: Boston College Provides Tailor Made Opponent for USC

A focused Trojan effort should lead the Trojans to a victory over a Boston College team that plays a conservative pro-style offense, fitting right into what USC defends against the best. The Trojans also possess offensive speed, even without RB Joe McKnight and Tight End Anthony McCoy that Boston College has yet to see this […]

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Barkley remains upbeat, says USC will be ready for Boston College

Disappointment? Distractions? Declining performance? Controversy and allegations? Criticism and even ridicule? All are words or phrases one could associate with USC’s football program at present. Yet none seems to touch Matt Barkley. Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesUSC quarterback Matt Barkley is focused on Saturday’s Emerald Bowl against Boston College. Perhaps one big reason that coach Pete Carroll […]

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