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Opening the mailbag: Impressions of spring

Got bogged down on Friday, so this mailbag fermented over the weekend. To the notes. Jason from the Bay Area writes: So having seen most of the Pac-10 this spring, what are your impressions? Ted Miller: Obviously, we’ll have more on this going forward with a spring wrapup, but here are some quick hits. My […]

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Headlinin’: Dillon Baxter is still Kiffin’s Bush 2.0

Making the morning rounds. • Somebody get that kid’s parents a rent-free house. Hey everybody, check out Southern Cal freshman Dillon Baxter: Wait, wait — actually, that’s former Trojan star Reggie Bush on one of his most famous runs in 2005, in a game against Fresno State in which he set a Pac-10 record with […]

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Spring Reports

Our first in a series of looks at spring scrimmages across the country. Atlantic Coast Clemson: There were 18 punts. One of them was fumbled. The number of standout plays could be counted on one hand, and the teams combined for 358 yards of offense. Reported attendance: 21,000. Duke: David Cutcliffe has emphasized improving team […]

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Welcome To USC Seantrel Henderson

(Photo by Icon Sports Media) The top offensive lineman prospect in the nation is coming to USC. Seantrel Henderson chose the Trojans over Ohio State, Notre Dame, Florida, Minnesota and Miami. Henderson is a 6’8 300 lb. offensive tackle and considered by many the top recruit in the country.

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Super Trojans

Three Trojans will be suiting up in Super Bowl XLIV next Sunday in Miami when the Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints meet up to decide the NFL championship. Tailback Reggie Bush (New Orleans Saints), defensive lineman Sedrick Ellis (New Orleans Saints) and defensive lineman Fili Moala (Indianapolis Colts) will appear in the game, meaning […]

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Kalil to the Pro Bowl

Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, joining linebacker Clay Matthews and wideout Steve Smith as the three Trojans who will be in the NFL all-star game in Miami on Sunday (4:30 p.m. on ESPN). Also, rookie linebacker Brian Cushing was originally on the roster but had to […]

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Pac-10 teams of the decade

Yes, there are lots of USC teams in our list of the “best Pac-10 teams of the decade.” Not sure how you get around that. From 2002 to 2008, the Trojans finished ranked in the nation’s top four. During that span, no other conference team topped the Trojans in the national rankings. One team not […]

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Seau retires, says he means it

Although I believe him like I believed Sugar Ray Leonard, legendary linebacker Junior Seau insists he has retired for good. <!–inline1–>In a taping for Showtime’s “Inside the NFL,” which will air Wednesday night, Seau announced Saturday’s playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens will be the final game of his career. Seau will turn 41 next […]

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