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Sam Cunningham Elected to College Football Hall of Fame

Former USC full back, Sam Cunningham, is a new member of the College Football Hall of Fame. Cunningham played at USC from 1970 – 1972. He won a national championship and was an All-American in 1972. He scored 4 touchdowns in the 1973 Rose Bowl defeating Ohio State Sucks 42-17 and was Rose Bowl MVP. […]

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Four Pac-10 players on Kiper’s big board

Two Pac-10 quarterbacks top Mel Kiper’s “Big Board,” while three other conference players rank among his top-25. Kiper rates Washington’s Jake Locker No. 1 overall and Stanford’s Andrew Luck No. 2. His analysis of Locker: “All the physical tools — size, arm, footwork. Accuracy should improve.” And Luck: “Great arm, NFL smarts, solid footwork. Protoypical […]

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Slick Rick is trying to stir the pot again

More photos » Nick Wass – AP Browse more photos » Interesting comment from Skippy in Dennis Dodd’s latest….whatever you want to call it. […] Neuheisel quickly got in line, accusing his rival of recruiting shenanigans. He is not the first, considering Kiffin piled up a half-dozen secondary violations at Tennessee. “I know there were […]

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Cal’s Alualu surprise 10th pick in NFL draft

Here’s a prediction: California defensive end Tyson Alualu is going to surprise some folks and end up a top-10 NFL draft pick. Little late on that one, eh? Alualu was the first Pac-10 player drafted Thursday night — which was projected by no one — going 10th overall to the Jacksonville Jaguars, while Bears teammate Jahvid Best was the […]

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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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Former Pac-10 players on top-100 list

Twelve former Pac-10 players — topped by USC defensive end Everson Griffen at No. 20 overall — made the Scouts Inc. top-100 list of NFL draft prospects, which was published in the latest ESPN Magazine. Those players are (number is top-100 rank): 20. Everson Griffen, DE, USC 21. Taylor Mays, S, USC 24. Brian Price, […]

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Pac-10 lunch links: Does USC have a QB competition?

You are now about to witness the strength of street knowledge. Is this new California running back — Trajuan Briggs — the next Marshawn Lynch? A year after rebuilding, Oregon looks strong on its offensive line. An updated Oregon State depth chart, with new heights and weights. More UCLA Bruins to watch this spring. What’s USC’s […]

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Is Mike Garrett really ready to open up?

Kudos to USC athletic director Mike Garrett for putting himself out there on USC’s football blog and his very own Twitter page. But once you’re out there, you’re susceptible to friendly fire. Hope he can take it as well as he dishes it … Item 1: Garrett laments the USC women’s basketball team not making […]

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M. Tennis. No. 5 USC Men Top No. 6 UCLA

The No. 5 USC men’s tennis team recorded its first back-to-back wins against crosstown rival UCLA since 1991 with the Trojans’ 6-1 win over the Bruins today at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. USC had claimed a 4-0 win over UCLA earlier this year at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships, and this second look […]

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Vote for the Most Classless Act of the 2009 Season

The Wiz is back with the most classless acts of the 2009 season. What is a classless act, you ask? It's any attempt to degrade an opponent, player or the game. It's the stuff that isn't in the summary but often gets mentioned years later after somebody extracts retribution. As they say, what goes around […]

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