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Sarkisian on the state of the Huskies

Many news conferences begin with a coach delivering a few perfunctory — read: worthless, boring, clich├ęd — words and then fielding questions. I’m not really faulting coaches, mind you, but coaches try to avoid being revealing or controversial when asked hard questions, so they in general aren’t going to have much to say when a […]

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USC and Texas agree to home-and-home

Quick: Name the best college football game you’ve seen. The 2005 national title game, Vince Young and Texas ending USC’s bid for a third consecutive national title with a 41-38 thriller, right? Me too. [ESPN]

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USC will return its 2004 title trophy

The Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) notified USC on Thursday that it has vacated the Trojans’ 2004 national championship, and USC announced shortly thereafter that it is in the process of returning the Grantland Rice Trophy it was given after that title-winning season. Here’s a statement from USC athletic director Pat Haden: “Due to […]

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Pac-10 lunch links: UCLA’s O-line takes hit

In Catholic school, as vicious as Roman rule I got my knuckles bruised by a lady in black And I held my tongue as she told me “Son fear is the heart of love” So I never went back. Arizona is hoping Willie Mobley will provide quality depth at defensive tackle. [ESPN]

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AUSTIN, Texas – Texas, Texas Tech, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will join the Pacific-10 Conference when a formal offer is made, a source told ESPN’s Joe Schad on Friday.

Source: Texas, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State plan to join Pac-10 [ESPN]
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Putting The 2009 Season Into Perspective

When you are accustomed to watching USC win Pac-10 championships and Rose Bowls, anything short of that is a disappointment. By those lofty standards, the 2009 season was a disappointment (and hopefully just a down year). When talking about an upcoming season for the USC Trojans, you will hear the words “Rose Bowl” and “National […]

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HIGHLIGHTS: UCLA 2009

The defense looked like the defense Trojan fans are accustomed to. Interceptions, fumble recoveries, sacks, blocked passes, tackles for loss of yards was a common sight. Awesome performance! The offense still sputtered, but it was enough to win the game and that’s all that matters. Matt Barkley’s 48 yard touchdown pass to Damian Williams late […]

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HIGHLIGHTS: Arizona State 2009

It wasn’t the prettiest win, but it’s nice to be back in the winning column nonetheless. Matt Barkley struggled in part due to an injury-plagued receiving corps, but his short pass to Damian Williams who took it 75 yards for a touchdown would be enough for the offense to pull out with a win. Not […]

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SEC Fans Agree: Pac-10 > SEC In 2009

From the mouth of an SEC fan (Everyday Should Be Saturday and SB Nation’s Spencer Hall), a little respect for the Pac-10: Q is for Quorum. The minimum number of people needed to seat a body of oversight, or what is lacked across the board in the SEC right now in terms of quality teams. […]

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HIGHLIGHTS: Oregon State 2009

Matt Barkley completed 15 of 25 passes for 202 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions. In light of the interceptions, he has improved tremendously since the home opener against San Jose State. And it sure is nice having Ronald Johnson back on the field, too! Allen Bradford rushed for a career high 147 yards and […]

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