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Pete Carroll breaks down USC’s victory over Oregon

Here’s Pete Carroll breaking down a 44-10 smack-down of the Oregon Ducks: To hear the full news conference audio with Carroll, click play: To hear from Kevin Ellison and Mark Sanchez, click play: Parting thought: The game fit a pattern familiar from a few years ago — slow start, explosive middle of the game, and […]

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Video: Living up to the hype

<!–start image–><!– end image–>Senior safety and team captain Kevin Ellison led the squad with 10 tackles against then No. 5 Ohio State. Ellison and his teammates have begun showing the nation just how good they are, giving up 10 points total in 2 games. Inside: Stacy Bradley talks to Ellison about the superb defensive performance

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Overheard at USC… notes and quotes

Posted by ESPN.com’s Ted Miller LOS ANGELES — A full day’s worth of notes and quotes as coaches Pete Carroll and Jim Tressel talked to reporters on both ends of the USC-Ohio State showdown. RECRUITING BATTLE Carroll and Tressel don’t know each other personally but that doesn’t mean they don’t know each other. “We know […]

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T-WIRE SNAPS: VIRGINIA 2008 Pt II

“I need money”… “Pay Day”… his new bad ass Thelonious Monk look. We get the feeling Joe is going to the NFL… soon. Hey Joe? Troy Polamalu was there (and so was LenDale White). Granted, Ellison and Mays were in pads, but they both looked twice the size of the NFL’s best safety. Part of […]

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Two Turnover Tuesday

Mark Sanchez threw two interceptions in practice, one was picked off by safety Kevin Ellison and the other by freshman defensive end Malik Jackson.

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Ellison’s play speaks volumes

<!–start image–><!– end image–>During summer workouts and fall camp, senior safety Kevin Ellison didn’t have much to say to the media. In fact, he turned to the silent treatment. On the field, though, it was impossible not to hear Ellison. He tutored, coached and led his way through summer workouts and fall camp. Then at […]

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CFN’s Unit Rankings

College Football News ranks the different units from around the country. USC makes a splash on defense but not surprisingly they struggle to get a lot of recognition on offense. I am not going to comment on this too much as this is pretty accurate from an SC standpoint. This is more for just general knowledge. […]

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Live Scrimmage, II

Allen Bradford loses 1 yard on a carry. On 3rd down, Gerald Washington blocks Corp’s pass. Next! Actually, they are still going with Corp. Bradford gains 2 yards on a carry. Corp escapes a sack and gains about 19 yards on a scramble. Joe McKnight jukes a couple times and gains 14 yards. Corp’s pass […]

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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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Cushing is a Defensive Leader

<!–start image–><!– end image–>The second player’s-only practice of the summer was dominated by Brian Cushing and the defense. Several passes were batted away and one Kevin Ellison interception turned into a defensive score for Cushing after a pitch from his teammate. Inside: Video interview with Cushing by USCFootball.com’s Kelli Tennant

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