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HIGHLIGHTS: Boston College 2009

For those of you who missed the USC-BC game or would like to watch it again, TrojanWire has you covered. OFFENSE: Despite missing 3 starters on offense (RB Joe McKnight, TE Anthony McCoy, and OL Tyron Smith), the Trojans did not miss a beat. Matt Barkley had one of his best performances this season, throwing […]

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The Skinny: Focused Effort Propels SC Past BC

The Trojans ended their season on a high note with a 24-13 victory over Boston College on a cold and rainy night in San Francisco. The disciplined performance (only 6 penalties for 36 yards) while shutting out Boston College in the second half provides the Trojans the positive energy they need going into the offseason. […]

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The Skinny: Boston College Provides Tailor Made Opponent for USC

A focused Trojan effort should lead the Trojans to a victory over a Boston College team that plays a conservative pro-style offense, fitting right into what USC defends against the best. The Trojans also possess offensive speed, even without RB Joe McKnight and Tight End Anthony McCoy that Boston College has yet to see this […]

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HIGHLIGHTS: Josh Pinkard 2009

Josh Pinkard’s career as a Trojan comes to an unfortunate end with yet another ACL injury. Pinkard sustained the injury landing awkwardly on his left knee after getting beat by Arizona wide receiver Juron Criner, who scored the Wildcats’ game-winning touchdown. Despite all this, he has been a solid cornerback and safety these past 2 […]

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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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The Skinny: Fire Edition

(Photo by Jon Vidar / AP) The hills of Los Angeles are ablaze and two USC starters are down and out — one for the entire season — but the Skinny’s here to quell any fear and provide the low down on what this all means. WR Johnson Injured: USC lost starting Wide Receiver Ronald […]

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2009 Preseason USC Football Betting Outlook from Dr Bob

TrojanWire has crossed enemy lines and will be publishing a Cal grad’s weekly betting analysis for USC football. Dr. Bob will be helping TrojanWire make weekly picks at the BetUS Sportsbook. You can get Dr. Bob’s Best Bet of the Week by subscribing to his service. Watch the ESPN video after the jump to see […]

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USC football: Jeff Byers rocks, Kevin Greene rolls

The USC football team hasn’t donned pads yet, but that didn’t stop senior guard Jeff Byers from laying out freshman defensive end Kevin Greene. The play happened during the second practice of training camp Sunday. Quarterback Aaron Corp scrambled left, then turned back and ran right. As Greene gave chase, Byers blindsided him with a […]

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USC football: WR recruits in the house

Quick hitters from USC’s second training-camp practice of 2009: ** Receivers Robert Woods and George Farmer of Serra High of Gardena chatted after practice with offensive coordinator John Morton. Woods, who is uncommitted, could end up being the top-rated wideout in the class of 2010. Farmer is a member of the class of 2011. ** […]

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2009 Depth Chart Released

The jury is out. Pete Carroll announced today his depth chart going into the huddle. Of course in traditional Carroll fashion, the competition for starting positions will continue throughout Summer workouts. But the Spring depth charts typically hold strong resemblance to the final list, come start of the football season. Follow the jump for the […]

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