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How will USC, Pac-10 go forward post-Carroll?

Pete Carroll is gone. Now what? That’s really a two-part question. Matt Cashore-US PRESSWIREHow will the tide turn in the Pac-10 without USC coach Pete Carroll? First, what does Carroll’s departure¬†to the Seattle Seahawks¬†mean for USC? Second, what does it mean for the Pac-10? The conventional thinking will be that USC is headed for a […]

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Carroll to the Seahawks?

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports the Seattle Seahawks are strongly considering Southern California head coach Pete Carroll for their head coaching position. There is mutual interest on both sides, and many people are saying it would be a surprise if Carroll did not join the Seahawks. Five reasons why this could be true (after the jump). […]

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Corp transfers

Quarterback Aaron Corp is transferring from USC to Richmond and will enroll immediately, Richmond announced today. “We wish Aaron the best,” Coach Pete Carroll said. “I know it’ll work out well for him.”

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Putting The 2009 Season Into Perspective

When you are accustomed to watching USC win Pac-10 championships and Rose Bowls, anything short of that is a disappointment. By those lofty standards, the 2009 season was a disappointment (and hopefully just a down year). When talking about an upcoming season for the USC Trojans, you will hear the words “Rose Bowl” and “National […]

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Barkley remains upbeat, says USC will be ready for Boston College

Disappointment? Distractions? Declining performance? Controversy and allegations? Criticism and even ridicule? All are words or phrases one could associate with USC’s football program at present. Yet none seems to touch Matt Barkley. Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesUSC quarterback Matt Barkley is focused on Saturday’s Emerald Bowl against Boston College. Perhaps one big reason that coach Pete Carroll […]

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USC rules three academically ineligible

The notion that USC merely reloads talent ad infinitum despite the departure of a bevy of starters was cast into doubt this season, and it will be tested further — unexpectedly — in the Emerald Bowl on Saturday. With starting running back Joe McKnight‘s eligibility for the bowl game against Boston College already in question […]

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HIGHLIGHTS: UCLA 2009

The defense looked like the defense Trojan fans are accustomed to. Interceptions, fumble recoveries, sacks, blocked passes, tackles for loss of yards was a common sight. Awesome performance! The offense still sputtered, but it was enough to win the game and that’s all that matters. Matt Barkley’s 48 yard touchdown pass to Damian Williams late […]

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Morning Buzz

We asked USC coach Pete Carroll if he still thinks Matt Barkley is playing as well this season as any quarterback he ever coached.

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Trojans’ Matt Barkley to keep starting position

Coach Pete Carroll says he has no intention of replacing the freshman quarterback, who had a four-turnover performance in a 55-21 loss to Stanford on Saturday. Coach Pete Carroll says he has no intention of replacing the freshman quarterback, who had a four-turnover performance in a 55-21 loss to Stanford on Saturday.

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USC football: No plans to bench Barkley

USC coach Pete Carroll said tonight that he has no plans to bench freshman quarterback Matt Barkley, even though Barkley has been struggling recently. “He needs to keep playing,” Carroll said. “We have to continue to develop him. We see the potential, the playmaking, the mentality, all the stuff we’re looking for.” Carroll said he […]

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