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College Football Week 3: 50 Lessons We Learned
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RB Stepfan Taylor and the Stanford Cardinal shattered USC's BCS championship dreams in Week 3

Remember all that time ESPN and other sports media outlets spent hyping up USC as an unstoppable juggernaut during the summer?

Wow, that seems like such a huge waste of time now.

The Trojans were exposed in their first real test of the season when Stanford overpowered them 21-14. It was the most surprising outcome of what turned out to be the most exciting weekend of the college football season thus far.

The loss dropped USC from No. 2 all the way down to No. 13 in this week's AP poll.

USC's loss wasn't the only big news of the weekend, though. Here's a look at some of the other lessons we learned from Week 3.

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