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The Skinny: 5 Keys to a Trojan Victory in South Bend

(Photo by Icon Sports Media) This is the best Notre Dame team USC has played since the Trojans barely escaped South Bend in 2005 with a win. Quite a few experts are picking a Notre Dame victory due to the Irish being led by Heisman Trophy candidate Jimmy Clausen, the Trojans playing back-to-back road games […]

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2009 Pro Day at USC

Former Trojans participating in today‚Äôs Pro Day at USC: QB Mark Sanchez WR Patrick Turner LB Brian Cushing LB Clay Matthews Jr. LB Rey Maualuga LB Kaluka Maiava S Kevin Ellison CB Cary Harris DL Fili Moala DL Kyle Moore DL Gerald Washington P Greg Woidneck K David Buehler TB Hershel Dennis TB Desmond Reed […]

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Thursday Hot Links

Anybody catch the guy wearing a Rey Maualuga jersey in the first row by the third base dugout at the MLB All Star game? Football Dennis Dodd wrapped up his series of position coach evaluations by naming Pete Carroll top head coach in the land. [CBS Sports] The Matt Barkley hype is up to another […]

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I’ll Take Swords for $400, Trebek

In what’s become a great Rose Bowl tradition, a group of seniors led the Trojan Marching Band in several rounds of “Conquest” before walking off the field for the final time. Desmond Reed (22) went first and was literally dancing on top of a ladder while holding the drum major’s sword. It was the perfect […]

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Rose Bowl Champions

USC 49 Illinois 17 USC dominated the Granddaddy of ‘Em All and wrecked an outmatched Illinois team. We finally got to see the team that we had all hoped USC could become back in August. The game was never in question and it was basically over when the plane that the Fightin’ Illini were traveling […]

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Two years removed, Reed pushes on

Desmond Reed stood at the 13-yard line waiting for Notre Dame’s kickoff to reach him. He looked up and realized the ball was sailing over his head so he began to backpedal. At the 4-yard line, he planted his foot and turned, but his right foot got caught in the grass, causing his knee to […]

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Insider: Booty to start when healthy, Sark says

<!–start image–><!– end image–>The competition between John David Booty and Mark Sanchez is real for the first time since spring practice of 2006 … for this week. But when Booty makes a full recovery, the job will be his. Also inside: Butch Lewis’ unique perspective on the Bush Push, the latest injury info and Desmond […]

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About The Grass

Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis was asked about the grass today. “No, I don’t have any comment. The only thing, and I will comment on one thing. I knew that in that game, and I remember Desmond Reed got hurt in that game, OK, and no way do you ever want a player getting hurt […]

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Thursday Insider: Backs battle for Johnson’s carries

<!–start image–><!– end image–>With Stafon Johnson a likely scratch this week against Stanford, Joe McKnight, Hershel Dennis, Allen Bradford and Desmond Reed are left to compete for his carries. But the lucky winner may not know it until Saturday’s game begins. Also inside: USC’s secondary still can’t catch the ball

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Sleepless in Seattle

Battle of the Washingtons. Trojan tailback Chauncey Washington eludes Washington defenders. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times) While the Washington Huskies will lie in bed thinking about the #1 that got away, the USC Trojans will spend the night thanking their lucky stars they escaped on top. Trojan fans everywhere woke up Sunday morning breathing […]

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No Questions?

A lot of people thought USC answered all the big questions after going to the air last week to take down the Cougars. There may not be many questions for this Trojan squad to answer at this early stage of the season, but there are some. These are nit-picky considering how embarrassingly good the team […]

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