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T-WIRE SNAPS: ROSE BOWL 2006

Photos from our on-field correspondent of Athensnotsparta.com. The greatest college quarterback of all-time and our main man Frostee (#90) leading the Trojans out to start the second-half. Lightning. Thunder. and Pete. We do have an amazing 7-shot series of VY on his way to one of his 4th quarter TD’s, but we’re hesitant to publish […]

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Rose Bowl Pregame: Ron Burgundy vs. David Wooderson

I don’t know how I’m just hearing about this, but the L.A. Times reported this morning that pregame programming on ABC will include a debate about tonight’s game between USC alum Will Ferrell and Texas alum Matthew McConaughey. Be sure to tune in at 5pm to catch the meeting of the minds; kickoff will follow […]

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Behind Enemy Lines

TrojanWire is doing a guestblogging stint with the Houston Chronicle, as a part of their 2006 Rose Bowl coverage. We’d tell you that we jumped at the opportunity for T-Wire to reach a bigger audience…and that would be true, more or less. But really, we’re most excited about the chance to mess with Texas, just […]

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Giant Trojan storms Pasadena

TrojanWire was out in Azusa as the final preparations were being put on some of the 2006 Rose Parade floats, including the USC float and the impressive ESPN entry, which features a Trojan and a Longhorn leaping from a big screen TV and into your living room (pictured below). But why take my word for […]

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Sunday Beefy Sunday

The Trojans took their turn in The Beef Bowl at Lawry’s Beverly Hills tonight, to dine on all the beef they can stuff themselves with. The Beef Bowl is an annual Rose Bowl tradition dating back 50 years, where both teams come and dine on all the beef they can, and they actually announce a […]

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The 1989 Trojans: Where are they now?

The L.A. Times has published an interactive team photo of the 1989 Trojan team that played in the 1990 Rose Bowl — you can mouse-over players to see where they are today. There are those you probably know about–like Junior Seau, John Jackson, Pat Harlow, and Dan Owens, who went on to enjoy different degrees […]

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The Austin-American Statesman cranks up the rivalry w/ L.A. Times

I’m sensing a little bitterness towards the L.A. Times from the Austin-American Statesman, as evidenced in this post Saturday on their running Bevometer (which is sort of like a permalink-less blog): The LA Times spent several inches of newsprint Friday extolling the virtues of how open USC practices are, a long-standing tradition that was presented […]

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The Governors’ Bet

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Texas Gov. Rick Perry and California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made a friendly bet on Wednesday’s Rose Bowl game between Texas and USC. If USC wins, Perry will send citrus, Blue Bell ice cream and barbecued beef brisket. If the second-ranked Longhorns beat the top-ranked Trojans, Schwarzenegger will send Perry a basket of […]

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The Rose Tattoo

The L.A. Daily News has a feature today on Vince Young — did you know Vince has a tattoo of a rose on his shoulder? Apparently it has nothing to do with last year’s win over Michigan, or the Longhorns’ 2006 Rose Bowl berth. When asked about the flower permanently etched into his shoulder, Vince […]

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