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New Mural in Heritage Hall

A new mural of former Trojans is up in Heritage Hall. The mural features Troy Polamalu, Matt Leinart, Carson Palmer, Mark Sanchez, Steve Smith, Keith Rivers, Rey Maualuga and Brian Cushing. Advertisements

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Wide Open Heisman Races and 2010

Heading into the season, 2010 is shaping up to be the most wide-open Heisman race I’ve seen since I started this blog back in 2004. While Terrell Pryor is the front runner, he’s not exactly a slam dunk selection.  There are legitimate cases to be made that five or six other players could be considered front runners as well. I think […]

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Future Heisman Contenders From the Class of 2010

 This post is brought to you by SPORTSBETTING.com. Get best online sports betting bonuses at this sportsbook. ——————————————————————————————————— Not every recruiting class contains a future Heisman winner.  Here are the last 10 Heisman winners and the classes that produced them: Chris Weinke (1990*/1997) Erich Crouch (1997) Carson Palmer (1998) Jason White (1999) Matt Leinart (2001) Reggie Bush (2003) Troy […]

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Clark Judge Wants Pete Carroll to Apologize to Mark Sanchez

Pete Carroll and Mark Sanchez: “It was Carroll who discouraged Sanchez from going pro, saying quarterbacks who leave college early for the pros generally don’t succeed. He had the numbers to prove it, too, pointing out that 62 percent of quarterbacks who leave as underclassmen don’t pan out. ‘The facts are strong against his decision,’ […]

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Pac-10 games of the decade

Lots of extraordinary games to choose from, as well as many ways to ascribe greatness: the size of the stage, the competitiveness of the game and the overall strangeness. And we made the executive decision not to make this a list of USC upset losses — other than the biggest one of those. 10. Oregon 56, Arizona State […]

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Pac-10 teams of the decade

Yes, there are lots of USC teams in our list of the “best Pac-10 teams of the decade.” Not sure how you get around that. From 2002 to 2008, the Trojans finished ranked in the nation’s top four. During that span, no other conference team topped the Trojans in the national rankings. One team not […]

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Top 10 Pac-10 players of the decade

The assignment: Rank the top-10 Pac-10 players of the decade. Gulp. The list of folks not on this list includes numerous consensus All-Americans, award winners and record-setting players. So feel free to disagree. And, yes, NFL success sometimes functioned as a tiebreaker, which is why Reggie Williams, Mike Williams, Rien Long, Dave Ball, J.J. Arrington, […]

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Sanchez, Sombreros Propel Jets Past Chargers

(Photo by Icon Sports Media) Carson Palmer. Beaten. Philip Rivers. Beaten. Peyton Manning, Next? The New York Jets will face the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game next Sunday, January 24th, at 12:00pm PST. (Photo by Icon Sports Media)

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Looking back at the Pac-10 decade

The Pac-10 decade started with parity and a rising Northwest. It ended that way, too. In the middle, it was all about the Trojans, with USC winning a pair of national titles — and playing for a third — and at least sharing seven consecutive conference championships. The Pac-10 decade featured a run of remarkable […]

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Week 9 NFL Highlights

Here are some week 9 highlights of former Trojans now playing in the NFL. This week features David Buehler, Dwayne Jarrett, Reggie Bush, Terrell Thomas, Steve Smith, Kevin Ellison, Keith Rivers, Rey Maualuga (Cinco Ocho), Carson Palmer, Troy Polamalu and Brian Cushing. Fight On! (Video created by Eric Espinoza and the USC video operations department)

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Week 7 USC NFL Highlights

How bout some USC Alumni NFL highlights…. Carson Palmer had a big day on Sunday going 20 of 24 for 233 with 5 TD passes. Other former Trojans featured in the highlights are Clay Matthews, Troy Polamalu, Reggie Bush, Fred Davis, Steve Smith, Terrell Thomas, Justin Fargas and Mark Sanchez. The NFL 2010 Pro Bowl […]

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Notre Dame News and Notes 10/16

There are some interesting stories out there over the past few day that are putting a lot of pressure on Charlie Weis and Notre Dame to beat USC. Moment of truth for Weis, Clausen – Wetzel Notre Dame’s aim: Win USC game to regain name – Dodd Notre Dame and QB Jimmy Clausen must rise […]

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