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How do you like them Eagles?

USC will face Boston College in the first round of the NCAA tournament this Friday, March 20th. That’s good and bad news. During the season BC lost to some pretty terrible teams like Harvard and North Carolina State…Then again ‘SC lost to Stanford and Oregon State. But it’s not the teams that Boston lost to […]

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BCS Standings

USC’s fifth, Oklahoma grabs the valued No. 2 spot and Oregon State goes tumbling out of the top 25. Mighty Penn State, the likely bowl opponent, is No. 8. 1. Alabama (12-0) .9713 1 1 2815 .9965 1 1521 .9974 3 92 .920 2. Oklahoma (11-1) .9351 3 4 2569 .9094 2 1397 .9161 1 […]

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USC: 30% Chance of BCS Title Berth

#5 Oklahoma killed #2 Texas Tech, 65-21. Oregon State’s last minute field goal topped Arizona, 19-17, taking the Beavers within one game of going to the Rose Bowl. And USC?!…USC did nothing, but still managed to move up to #5 in the BCS. Now how does it all add up for the Trojans’ title hopes? […]

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Running Game Diary: Trojans and Pirates in Puerto Rico

Before I begin today’s Running Game Diary, I can’t help but feel like something’s missing. And if you’re a USC fan who’s been following the news lately, you’re probably feeling the same way. Alex Stepheson, the 6’9” forward transfer from UNC was denied a transfer waiver by the NCAA on Wednesday, preventing him from playing […]

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USC’s five paths to the BCS title game

Football players like to get physical. Even Olivia Newton-John liked to get physical. But this is the BCS era. Let’s get technical. Following up on this weekend’s commentary about USC’s (non-existent) hopes of playing for the BCS Championship game, I hacked into the BCS computers and calculated all the possible outcomes. Assuming the Trojans run […]

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Top 10 ESPN GameDay appearances ranked by team

From the Gainesville Sun, here are the top ten appearances on ESPN College GameDay (either as the home or road team), as of September 6, 2008: ESPN College GameDay Appearances By School Rank School Shows 1. Florida 28 2. Ohio State 22 3t. Florida State 21 3t. Michigan 21 5t. Notre Dame 18 5t. Oklahoma […]

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The 2008 HP All-American Defensive Team

Yesterday, we unveiled the All-American offensive squad, now here are the defenders: Defensive End 1st Team–Everson Griffen, USC; Greg Middleton, Indiana Middleton was a 2007 HP All-American and should have another great year. Griffen is a physical phenom who is ready to explode on the college scene. 2nd Team–Greg Hardy, Ole Miss; George Selvie, USF […]

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Monday Hot Links

We had Hot Links on hiatus (last week was pretty busy), but we’re back this morning. From here on out, we’ll keep the list of links after the jump to make it easier to scan the main page. But we’ll make sure to give you a heads-up. Today, look for personnel moves, classic football billboards, […]

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High Praise for USC from Virginia

Virginia head coach Al Groh, a former NFL assistant, on USC: “This is the most talented college football team I’ve seen since I had to do pre-draft work on the Florida State teams of the mid- to late-1990s.” “They had the most guys in the country drafted last year and a couple of NFL general […]

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That Coach you Love to Hate

Is Carroll’s record divine power or devil worship? Image parodied from blogspot Mad success breeds animosity. There’s the haves and the have-nots, and the have-nots seem to find every excuse to hate the guys on top. Want an example? Well lucky for us, college football can be readily compared to any topic on earth. Take […]

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