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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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The Granddaddy of All Photo Essays

After taking several hundred photos at the Rose Bowl, I’ve only used a few in this blog. To do the Granddaddy of Them All some justice, here’s a photo essay showing what it was like to be there on game day. Crews put the finishing touches on the stadium in the early morning on January […]

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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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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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Bad Kitty; Trojans on the March

AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian via ESPN.com game day photos USC 47, WSU 14 Last year a similar Washington State team nearly pulled a fourth quarter upset of topped ranked USC. After the opening series of this 2007 game, with a tied score of 7, it looked like it could be another contentious battle. Instead the WSU […]

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Trojan DePo: Tailback Report

Chauncey Washington may miss the season opener against Idaho due to a sprained shoulder. Image from bluegraysky.blogspot.com Frequently touted as “Tailback-U” for the blue-chip crowded backfield, USC has taken yet another hit at the position with leading rusher Chauncey Washington side-lined with a sprained shoulder. A fifth-year senior, Washington lead the Trojans with 744 yards […]

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Live Scrimmage No. 3

Welcome to the final scrimmage, where even Mitch Mustain is a team captain. And fans are restricted to one side of the stadium. Once again, we are brought to you by Roman Meal, the official bread of Peter Caesar Carroll. And after an offsides penalty, Chauncey Washington goes 63 yards on the first play before […]

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Bye Bye Moody?

If tailback Emmanuel Moody carries through with his transfer plans, it has to be the first time a college athlete made the move on the very day he also made the cover of Sports Illustrated. OK, even a regional cover. But it makes sense. USC does have too many tailbacks. And Moody last week was […]

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Friday Practice Notes

The USC football team suited up in full pads today, for this time this fall, and entertained the crowd. The team went through their usual routine of individual position drills, but lined up for some live scrimmaging for much of the 2nd half of practice. PCbestever and I were able to attend the entire practice, […]

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On Dennis

Tailback Hershel Dennis is still progressing physically following two knee injuries and last spring’s successful performances. “He’s not full speed yet but he’s getting there,” USC coach Pete Carroll said.

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Dennis the Menace Returns

Image from Trojanfb.com USC tailback Hershel Dennis was officially granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA, reports WeAreSC.com. A knee injury kept Dennis from participating in the 2005 season, allowing running backs Reggie Bush and Lendale White to emerge as the foremost one-two punch in college football. The same reoccurring injury ended hope […]

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One More Year

USC coach Pete Carroll said tailback Hershel Dennis received a sixth year of eligibility from the NCAA today.

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