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Ricky Bobby visits Trojans camp

Will Ferrell dropped by USC’s practice on Thursday, in full Ricky Bobby regalia (complete with Laughing Clown Malt Liquor logo), to “smell Steve Sarkisian’s jock strap” and provide the Trojans with some words of inspiration. In video of the event (via usctrojans.com), Ricky Bobby offers hilarious some words of encouragement to former Servite Friar Ryan […]

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The ESPY after-party at Sky Bar

Brandon Hancock was at the Mondrion Sky Bar following Wednesday nights ESPYs, where Reggie Bush won for “Best Male College Athlete” (the event is taped and not broadcast until this Sunday). Hancock caught up with Reggie among many other notables including Tom Brady, Joey Porter, Tony Gonzalez, Shaun Alexander, Jerome Bettis, Hines Ward, LeBron James, […]

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Brandon Hancock on summer ball

USC’s fullback who explains his role like this: It takes a different breed to undertake the fullback role. It helps to have a thick forehead, too. You must constantly subject yourself to high speed collisions that rattle your skull and leave you swatting at gnats that don’t really exist. You must be prone to violence, […]

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The Brandon Hancock blog

Just came across this today — a journal from one of USC’s more intelligent football players — Mr. Brandon Hancock. ESPN’s Bruce Feldman listed him as the 5th most likely football player to run for some kind of political office. future politician? [BrandonHancock.com]

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Dennis done, who will start at RB?

Bad news on Hershel Dennis. It was revealed yesterday that his knee injury involves torn ligaments. Dennis, who started over Bush and White in 2003, was thought to be a clear-cut starter for this season. It will be interesting to see who carries the ball this Sunday in the annual Trojan Huddle? Whitney Lewis Chauncey […]

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First spring practice report

Booty and Sanchez both looked good. Hershel Dennis, the most likely starting tailback, injured his hamstring and sat out the practice. Petros Papadakis says while there certainly is new talent for the Trojans to tap into, Hershel Dennis is the only one who can pick up blitzes and understand the offense. 5-star recruit, and now […]

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Q&A with Hancock and Reed

Did you know that Brandon Hancock eats 7,000 calories every day, or that Desmond Reed is afraid of snakes? Find out more about your favorite Trojans in Alexis Jones’ Q&A sessions with fullback Brandon Hancock and injured tailback/kick-returner and hopeful Reggie Bush-replacement Desmond Reed. With fun factoids like Hancock’s former Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle infatuation, […]

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USC’s Whole Offense NFL-Ready

There’s been a whole lot of talk this spring that there’s USC, and everbody else. An NFL scout said that USC’s offense could be drafted today. Not down the road after some collegiate experience. Today. Everyone at every spot. That’s all 11 starting positions: QB, FB, TB, WR, WR, TE, LT, LG, C, RT, RG. […]

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Rainy First Day

Winston Justice, Brandon Hancock, Whitney Lewis and Chauncey Washington were all back for the first day of spring ball. Grades, injuries, firearms wielding–all kept these studs from participating in USC’s national title last year. Lofa Tatupu, one of the big losses in the Trojans’ interior D, was on hand to talk about the NFL combine […]

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