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Stafon is the new LenDale

With LenDale reunited with Carroll in Seattle, the Titans were left without a bruising back. They need some “Smash” to complement Chris Johnson’s “Dash”. Well, they may have just found it. Meet the Johnsons. In a supremely classy move, head coach Jeff Fisher has picked up Stafon Johnson in free agency. Johnson, who had led […]

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NFL Draft; USC Shaft

What if I told you more WAC players would be taken in the first round than PAC players? What if I told you the Broncos would give up their 2nd, 3rd and 4th round draft picks to trade back into the first round and pick up…Tim Tebow? That Cal’s defensive tackle Tyson Alualu would go […]

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Former Pac-10 players on top-100 list

Twelve former Pac-10 players — topped by USC defensive end Everson Griffen at No. 20 overall — made the Scouts Inc. top-100 list of NFL draft prospects, which was published in the latest ESPN Magazine. Those players are (number is top-100 rank): 20. Everson Griffen, DE, USC 21. Taylor Mays, S, USC 24. Brian Price, […]

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NFL draft: PFW breaks down Damian Williams

USC’s Damian Williams is No. 5 on Pro Football Weekly’s list of the top 10 wide receivers in the 2010 NFL draft. PFW projects him as a second- to third-round pick (where he’d be an absolute steal, IMO). Here’s PFW draft analyst Nolan Nawrocki’s final take on Williams: Summary: Thin-framed, leggy long-strider with reliable hands, […]

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2010 Combine Updates

Here is how some Trojans are doing at this years NFL combine: Joe McKnight ran a 4.47 40 yard dash. This was fifth-best among running backs. McKnight had a 10’0″ standing broad jump mark and 36.5 vertical leap Everson Griffen bench pressed 225 lbs. 32 times and ran a 4.66 40, second best time among […]

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Vote for the Most Classless Act of the 2009 Season

The Wiz is back with the most classless acts of the 2009 season. What is a classless act, you ask? It's any attempt to degrade an opponent, player or the game. It's the stuff that isn't in the summary but often gets mentioned years later after somebody extracts retribution. As they say, what goes around […]

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What to watch in the Pac-10 this spring

Taking a look at what to watch for as teams head into spring practices, officially ringing the bell on preparations for the 2010 season. Arizona Spring practice starts: March 5 Spring game: April 10 What to watch: The new coordinators: The Wildcats lost two outstanding coordinators — Sonny Dykes on offense and Mark Stoops on […]

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HIGHLIGHTS: Allen Bradford 2009

Allen Bradford had a breakout year, rushing for 668 yards on 115 carries (5.8 YPC) and scoring 8 touchdowns. USC fans have always said he needs more playing time, and this year he got it. With Joe McKnight entering the NFL Draft, Bradford looks to be #1 on the depth chart heading into next season. […]

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Best and worst of the Pac-10 bowl season

The Pac-10 went 2-5 during the bowl season, so it wasn’t difficult to find many “worsts.” But there were some good things that shouldn’t be overlooked. Best performance, defensive player: Oregon’s undersized but quick defensive end Kenny Rowe set a Rose Bowl and Oregon bowl record with three sacks in a losing effort against Ohio […]

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HIGHLIGHTS: Boston College 2009

For those of you who missed the USC-BC game or would like to watch it again, TrojanWire has you covered. OFFENSE: Despite missing 3 starters on offense (RB Joe McKnight, TE Anthony McCoy, and OL Tyron Smith), the Trojans did not miss a beat. Matt Barkley had one of his best performances this season, throwing […]

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The Skinny: Focused Effort Propels SC Past BC

The Trojans ended their season on a high note with a 24-13 victory over Boston College on a cold and rainy night in San Francisco. The disciplined performance (only 6 penalties for 36 yards) while shutting out Boston College in the second half provides the Trojans the positive energy they need going into the offseason. […]

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