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Kiffin Coaches the North, Nine Trojans

The nations top seniors are convening in Mobile Alabama to begin preperations for the 2008 Under Armour Senior Bowl, January 26th 2008. The NFL scouts are showing up right behind them. At first report there were 7 Trojans playing in the bowl, now it’s up to nine! It’s a familiar coaching scene for the Trojans […]

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Eight Trojans to Senior Bowl

Eight USC Trojans are headed to the All-Star Senior Bowl on January 26th, a chance for the top draft prospects to showcase their abilities to eager NFL scouts. That’s out of 14 total Pac-10 participating athletes. According to AL.com, USC’s eight players are the most to participate from any single team since Auburn sent nine […]

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The Granddaddy of All Photo Essays

After taking several hundred photos at the Rose Bowl, I’ve only used a few in this blog. To do the Granddaddy of Them All some justice, here’s a photo essay showing what it was like to be there on game day. Crews put the finishing touches on the stadium in the early morning on January […]

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The Rose Bowl – USC 49 – Illinois 17

The Future…Take a good look! Photo: Jeff Gross/Getty Images Via Yahoo.com After coming out hot in the first quarter and a half SC started to let Illinois back into the game. It was puzzling to me why Zook didn’t throw the ball more against SC’s soft zone. That really could have been turning point in […]

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Last Words

I’m sitting in the official Rose Bowl hotel (Beverly Hilton) and can’t help but eavesdrop on the out-of-town media. It’s not so much that I’m trying to listen, but they’re excitedly shouting out various USC stats as they peruse the press kits. They seem impressed by the Trojan’s offensive line and think that if the […]

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Washington wants a big finish

Running back hopes to make up for last season, when he was a non-factor in the Rose Bowl. Chauncey Washington felt a bit uncomfortable Saturday morning after Rose Bowl officials escorted him to an elevated chair for 45 minutes of nearly nonstop questions from the media.

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Senior Moment: Tailback Chauncey Washington

Clay DeLeon, SCPlayBook Chauncey Washington. What a story this young man is. He suffered through years of difficulty to make the starting line up. He was injured in his freshman year, followed by two years of academic ineligibility. He finally gained eligibility in 2006, had some good games but was hampered by injuries. 2007 figured to […]

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McKnight could have expanded role

Scott Wolf, Los Angeles Daily News USC freshman tailback Joe Mc- Knight is poised for a large role in the Rose Bowl because of a lingering hip injury to starter Chauncey Washington. Sophomore Stafon Johnson is also getting more snaps in practice but McKnight is expected to be the primary beneficiary from Washington’s absence because […]

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Bradford: ‘I Put In Too Much Time to Leave’

Dan Weber, Riverside Press-Enterprise Over the past two weeks, Allen Bradford has received plenty of chances to show what he can do as the “big back” in the USC offense. The 225-pound sophomore from Colton High has looked as good as anyone who’s held that role this year, including current starter Chauncey Washington, who’s down […]

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Post-Practice Report

USC linebacker Brian Cushing bruised his knee and probably sit out tomorrow’s practice. Wide receiver Patrick Turner will not practice until next week to rest his bruised thigh. Tailback Chauncey Washington is still recovering from a hip-pointer.

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USC Ruins UCLA Bruins, 24-7

Chauncey Washington powers it in for a touchdown in the 2007 USC-UCLA rivalry game. AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill It was bad news bears, or Bruins rather, for UCLA head coach Karl Dorrell. He had hoped to go into the Coliseum and repeat last year’s upset win over the Trojans. Instead he left the Coliseum with […]

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