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Charles White’s Heisman Draws No Bids

The 1979 Heisman Trophy that was awarded to USC’s Charles White was posted on eBay last week, but with a starting price of $299,999.99, the item drew no bids. This despite a shipping cost of only $5. White sold the trophy in 2000 to settle tax debts and it has changed hands several times since. […]

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Overheard at USC… notes and quotes

Posted by ESPN.com’s Ted Miller LOS ANGELES — A full day’s worth of notes and quotes as coaches Pete Carroll and Jim Tressel talked to reporters on both ends of the USC-Ohio State showdown. RECRUITING BATTLE Carroll and Tressel don’t know each other personally but that doesn’t mean they don’t know each other. “We know […]

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The HP Heisman Watch: Week One

It’s time for the HP Heisman Watch.  This is my ranking of the players who have the best chance at actually winning the Heisman.  It is not a predicted order of the voting, so some players who are not on this list will still get Heisman votes in the end. 1.  Chris Wells, Ohio State–Wells […]

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YouTubesDay: The 1980 Rose Bowl

Filed under: Ohio State Football, USC Football, Big 10, Pac 10, NCAA FB History, NCAA FB Video, The Word Ohio State is scheduled to travel out west this fall to play USC in a much-anticipated contest between national powers. This won’t be the first go-round between the teams, as the two played in the 1980 […]

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Dynamic Duo

The 100-yard rushing performances by Joe McKnight and Stafon Johnson were USC’s 17th and 18th in a bowl game, dating back to Roy Baker’s 123-yard effort in the 1923 Rose Bowl game against Penn St. 85 years ago. The only other time the Trojans had two 100-yard rushing performances in a bowl game was in […]

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Football Awards

Senior defensive Sedrick Ellis and senior tight end Fred Davis shared team most valuable players. Ellis, a two-time All-American, and Davis, the Mackey Award winner, became USC’s first co-MVPs since Paul McDonald and Charles White shared the award in 1979. Here’s the complete list of awards:

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TrojanWire Turns 1,000

Live from the Shrine Auditorium in the center of the universe — sunny Los Angeles, California — it’s the TrojanWire 1,000th Post Spectacular Special. Featuring appearances by Reggie Bush, Salma Hayek, Matt Leinart, Paris Hilton, Pete Carroll, Carson Palmer, Stephen Colbert, Junior Seau, Snoop Dogg, Marcus Allen, Ted Knight, Bacon-wrapped Hot Dogs, Keith Rivers, Henry […]

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