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Best and worst of the Pac-10 bowl season

The Pac-10 went 2-5 during the bowl season, so it wasn’t difficult to find many “worsts.” But there were some good things that shouldn’t be overlooked. Best performance, defensive player: Oregon’s undersized but quick defensive end Kenny Rowe set a Rose Bowl and Oregon bowl record with three sacks in a losing effort against Ohio […]

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Hancock, Ex-Bush Cronies Helps Spread the BCS’ B.S.

Bowl Championship Series coordinator Bill Hancock was a guest of Adam Gold and Joe Ovies earlier this week on 620 The Buzz in Raleigh. Hancock made it clear he is against expanding the current system into a plus-one format, where the top four teams would play with the winners squaring off in a title game. […]

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Extra bowl experiences

Coming off four consecutive Rose Bowl appearances, the Trojans essentially have known nothing else but a trip to Pasadena on New Years Day. Save for a few exceptions, that is. Soon all 108 players on the roster will participate in a postseason game other than the Rose Bowl when the Emerald Bowl kicks off on […]

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The Skinny: Trojans Are Playing For A Holiday

For the first time since 2001, the Trojans are not playing its last regular season game for the right to go to a BCS bowl. A Trojan win over Arizona in the Coliseum on Saturday puts them in the Holiday Bowl, most likely against Nebraska. A loss and they fall from a tie for 2nd […]

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TNYC: Random Thoughts From Week 14

Slick Rick, what were you thinking?  Here are my thoughts on Week 14: The hot post-game talk has been about Jeremy Bates/Pete Carroll's decision to drop a bomb on the Bruins after Slick Rick called a useless time-out late in the game.  All I gotta say is, if you take a jab, especially when it's […]

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Gerhart, Rodgers are player of the year finalists

Two Pac-10 players are on the Walter Camp Player of the Year “Players to Watch” list: Stanford running back Toby Gerhart and Oregon State running back Jacquizz Rodgers. A list of five finalists will be announced Dec. 2. The 2009 Walter Camp Player of the Year recipient, who is voted on by the Football Bowl […]

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The HeismanPundit.com Heisman Poll, 10/27

HeismanPundit.com Heisman Poll, 10/27 Total Points with first place votes in parantheses 1. Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama–56 (9) 2. Jimmy Clausen, QB, Notre Dame–26 (1) 3. Colt McCoy, QB, Texas–25 4. Tim Tebow, QB, Florida–23 (1) 5. Ndamukong Suh, DT, Nebraska–15 (1) 6. Golden Tate, WR, Notre Dame–10 (1) Case Keenum, QB, Houston–10 8. Jacquizz […]

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Crystal Ball

A look at how prognosticators from around the country view this week’s games. Tim Sullivan, New York Post: Texas keeps plodding along. Oklahoma is 0-2 in its only true tests. Yes, Sam Bradford is back, but that’s not enough for the Sooners. Take the Longhorns and give the points in the Red River Rivalry. Jon […]

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Week 7

A glorious week ahead. Five days of football, starting Tuesday night with Arkansas State at Louisiana Monroe. The Red Wolves open as 3-point favorites. On Wednesday, Boise State is at Tulsa. This could be one of the last major challenges for the Broncos, who are trying to go undefeated and earn a berth in a […]

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The Skinny: Trojans Execute Winning Formula and Whip Cal

Despite a very emotional week due to the unfortunate accident to Running Back Stafon Johnson, the Trojans put together its most complete performance of the year and routed Cal 30-3 in Strawberry Canyon. On Friday, I wrote about the 5 keys to setting a “Bear” trap and the Trojans hit on all the points and […]

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