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HIGHLIGHTS: Washington 2009

What a surprise! USC had another post-big game letdown entering Pac10 play. Don’t go into hibernation just yet; there are positives to be taken away from this game shown in the highlights. Joe McKnight rushed for 100 yards on 11 carries, upping his current season total rush yards to 305. Could he be the first […]

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TrojanWire Thoughts of the Day: 9-4-09

(Photo by Icon Sports Media) Before the season starts no one really knows anything about anything. There are no sure things in sports. Too many variables can change a season in an instant. The experts want you think they know what they are talking about, but they really don’t. That being said, I am going […]

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The Skinny: Fire Edition

(Photo by Jon Vidar / AP) The hills of Los Angeles are ablaze and two USC starters are down and out — one for the entire season — but the Skinny’s here to quell any fear and provide the low down on what this all means. WR Johnson Injured: USC lost starting Wide Receiver Ronald […]

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Sport

Practice Insider: Ausberry making plays

<!—-><!—->It seems natural to try and replace what you had with something similar. And while Mike Williams, Dwayne Jarrett and Patrick Turner were all different receivers, they fell under the same heading: big. And this is where David Ausberry steps in. He’s big, and he’s ready for his shot. Go inside for more on Ausberry […]

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Spotlight on…

See which players had standout performances during Sunday’s practice: – Quarterback Matt Barkley turned in another exciting performance Sunday, especially on one string of plays during 7-on-7 period. First, he connected with receiver David Ausberry on a beautiful 35-yard fade to score a touchdown down the right sideline, eliciting a rousing applause from the hundreds […]

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Rising up with the morning sun

The end is near. And with it, so too is the beginning. The entire team hustled through an hour-long Trojan Run workout early Friday morning, completing their sixth week of the summer program and leaving just 10 more workouts before Fall Camp and the 2009 season officially kick off. Through agility and conditioning drills under […]

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Getting to know Aus

<!—-><!—->Wide receiver David Ausberry is easy to spot at 6-foot-4 and 225-pounds. He is one of the many returning and experienced skill position players that the USC offense will lean on in 2009. Inside: Michelle Phalen interviews Ausberry after a recent summer workout

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Spring Move

It’s always dangerous to put too much into spring performances. Remember how former wide receiver William Buchanon dominated in spring and then never played during the season? But in the past week, wide receiver Jordan Cameron’s showed some flashes of what he could do. He caught a TD pass at the Coliseum scrimmage (called back […]

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Mitch Mustache

Aaron Corp? Mitch Mustain? Matt Barkley? TrojanWire thinks USC’s QB race should be determined by best mustache. Mustain is in the lead, but there is definitely some room for improvement. Video: Mitch Mustain Talks About David Ausberry + His New Dirt-Stache [TrojanNYC]

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Jeremiah Masoli ignores the score, blows your mind

It’s a superficial, weak mind that attempts to settle labyrinthine sports arguments like "who’s better?" by resorting to the cliché, "look at the scoreboard." Enlightened thinkers understand that head-to-head bean-counting is a poor substitute for a subtle critique of strengths, weaknesses and potential. Take Matt Leinart, for example, who intuitively understood following USC’s loss to […]

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