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Shut Out: Trojans Spank Irish 38-0

<!–//–> Feeling Green. Not even Notre Dame’s green throw-back jerseys would give them the luck they needed to keep their quarterback out of the jaws of Sedrick Ellis. It was a historic day for the Irish and one they would likely wish to forget. The USC Trojans beat Notre Dame 38-0 Saturday, in what has […]

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Schedule Poster Jinx Too?

It was a cool idea, and well-executed too. That full-color USC schedule poster featuring 16 Trojans in action poses showed the strength and numbers of this year’s USC team. But if you look at it closely, or did so at the end of Saturday’s Arizona game, of the 16 original starters on that poster, guess […]

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The Thin Red Line

Make that a thin cardinal line protecting USC’s backfield, which also happens to be hamstrung by injuries. While every team looses players during the season (Cal lost to Oregon State without their starting QB, Stanford beat USC without their’s), can anybody in the nation match up with the Trojan’s carnage? From USC football’s weekly press […]

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Injury Update

Cary Harris said he wants to play. Pete Carroll said he wants him to play but will make a game-time decision by doctors. Stafon Johnson did some light running. He appears doubtful but Carroll said he would not rule him out.

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McCurtis Rests, May Start

.Junior cornerback Mozique McCurtis rested an old knee injury Wednesday but he will start Saturday against Stanford if Cary Harris, who has been cleared for non-hitting practice work, isn’t available. Harris did participate in the team sessions.

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Monday Insider: Next up on the O-Line …

<!–start image–><!– end image–>Zack Heberer is USC’s starting right guard at least until tomorrow. With Chilo Rachal gone for at least a couple of weeks, Pat Ruel has some things to figure out, and it looks like he wants to play with his toys. Also inside: Travon Patterson‘s season-ending injury puts some added pressure on […]

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Carroll not worried about secondary’s depth

Despite injuries to key players in the secondary, the Trojans are not worried about the quality of the defense this week as they prepare for the Washington Huskies. Cary Harris joined fellow cornerback Josh Pinkard on the injured list because of an injury to his right shoulder against Washington State.

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Bad Kitty; Trojans on the March

AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian via ESPN.com game day photos USC 47, WSU 14 Last year a similar Washington State team nearly pulled a fourth quarter upset of topped ranked USC. After the opening series of this 2007 game, with a tied score of 7, it looked like it could be another contentious battle. Instead the WSU […]

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Redshirt News

Cornerback Kevin Thomas said he will redshirt this season because his shoulder feels too “tight” following offseason surgery. “I’m just trying to get it better,’’ Thomas said. Thomas will be a fourth-year junior next year, which means he no longer is in the same class as Cary Harris and Josh Pinkard.

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Trojans’ Pinkard could start at CB

Scott Wolf, LA Daily News Is their a changing of the guard at USC’s cornerback position? It looks like junior Josh Pinkard will start at cornerback against Idaho on Saturday after earning rave reviews from USC coach Pete Carroll. ”He’s making dominant plays in practice,” Carroll said. Last year’s starter, Cary Harris, is less than 100 percent […]

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Move Of The Day

We’ve discussed this since spring and today USC coach Pete Carroll acknowledged that safety Josh Pinkard will play a lot at cornerback and perhaps even start. “Josh is an incredible athlete and he seems to be a more dominant athlete on our practice field at corner.” Pinkard will rotate with Terrell Thomas, Cary Harris and […]

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TNYC Fall Scrimmage Report

Watched the scrimmage today and these are the things that jumped out at me: Best Player:  Stafon Johnson I was going to say a tie between Stafon and Chauncey, but I really liked the way Stafon hit the holes.  When Stafon scored his 2nd TD, you saw a little bit of everything:  setting up a […]

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