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New Mural in Heritage Hall

A new mural of former Trojans is up in Heritage Hall. The mural features Troy Polamalu, Matt Leinart, Carson Palmer, Mark Sanchez, Steve Smith, Keith Rivers, Rey Maualuga and Brian Cushing. Advertisements

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Ex-Trojan Rivers defends Carroll

Reaction to the NCAA’s sanctions against USC began to pour in Tuesday from ex-Trojans in NFL camps across the country. No response was stronger than Keith Rivers’. The Cincinnati Bengals linebacker, who played for USC from 2004-07, took offense to…

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Numbers Shame

So now we have this instant tradition that says No. 1 and No. 43 are legacy numbers at USC. Apparently if you played between 2002-2003, a standard was set. And yesterday Lane Kiffin said No. 55 had slipped before Pete Carroll came in and gave it to Keith Rivers, who Petros Papadakis calls an, “Internet […]

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Half of the best

Astoundingly, USC players make up exactly half of ESPN.com’s Pac-10 All-Decade team: QB Matt Leinart, TB Reggie Bush, WR Dwayne Jarrett, C Ryan Kalil, OT Sam Baker, DT Sedrick Ellis, DE Kenechi Udeze, LB Rey Maualuga, LB Keith Rivers, S Troy Polamalu, S Taylor Mays and P Tom Malone.

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Week 9 NFL Highlights

Here are some week 9 highlights of former Trojans now playing in the NFL. This week features David Buehler, Dwayne Jarrett, Reggie Bush, Terrell Thomas, Steve Smith, Kevin Ellison, Keith Rivers, Rey Maualuga (Cinco Ocho), Carson Palmer, Troy Polamalu and Brian Cushing. Fight On! (Video created by Eric Espinoza and the USC video operations department)

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The new L.B.U.

Linebacker U appears to have moved to L.A. Three Trojan linebackers will be playing big roles when the Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans meet on Sunday, as Keith Rivers, Rey Maualuga and Brian Cushing will be starting for their respective teams. Rivers and Cushing lead their teams in tackles so far this year. Read all […]

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Picking back up with the preseason

The NFL preseason resumes tonight with two games featuring seven Trojans. Check them out: Cincinnati Bengals vs. New England Patriots 4:30 p.m.Bengals: Quarterback Carson Palmer, defensive end Frostee Rucker, linebacker Keith Rivers, linebacker Rey Maualuga Philadelphia Eagles vs. Indianapolis Colts 5 p.m. (Fox)Eagles: Offensive lineman Winston Justice, defensive lineman Mike PattersonColts: Defensive lineman Fili Moala

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Rey Maualuga is a Bengal

It’s official: Rey Maualuga will be joining Keith Rivers and Carson Palmer in Cincy. Steal of the draft. Just like Lofa Tatupu a few years back. People who passed will be made to pay.

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’08 Rookie Retrospective

Here we are, only minutes away from the ’09 draft. But before the clock starts running, how about a look back to the Trojans of ’08. How did they fare in their rookie seasons? Sedrick Ellis, 7th overall, Saints: 30 tackles, 4 sacks. Keith Rivers, 9th overall, Bengals: 37 tackles (in 7 games), a forced […]

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2009 USC Recruiting Dinner

Here are our thoughts on the guys that stood out in last nights presentation. Full bios and direct quotes from Pete Carroll after the jump. John Martinez, OL, 4-STAR Just a nasty, pancake blocking guard. He can get down field too (a la Jeff Byers). Highlight after highlight he would pull from his guard position, […]

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Keith Rivers Gets Unwired

Tuesday is the day — the day that former Trojan and current Bengal Keith Rivers finally gets the wires off his broken jaw and gets to return to solid foods. From his blog over at Yardbarker: Wanted to give an update – I get the wires off Tuesday so I’ll be able to eat again. […]

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T-WIRE SNAPS: CAL 2008

A big “fight on” goes out to Timothy of Murietta for bringing us these fine pics. You can view his whole collection here. A rare breed indeed. If there is a scarier white dude than Brian Cushing, please let us know. A wicked linebacker with a soft heart. You would never know it without reading […]

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