1. Marcus Allen: Picking USC Trojans to Play Football is Best Decision

    USC Heisman Trophy winner and NFL Hall of Fame inductee Marcus Allen was gracious in talking to me for an hour about the USC Trojans and college football...

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  2. Power Ranking the Pac-12's Best Performances from Week 4

    Three teams had did not play this week, but there were some interesting games. The Pac-12 conference is still ranked fourth, as indicated in the ESPN conference power ranking ...

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  3. USC Football: 5 Things We Learned from the Trojan's Loss to Arizona State

    An inexperienced No. 23* USC Trojans team hit the road for the first time Saturday night and the Trojans self destructed against the Arizona State Sun Devils, 43-22 . Even though the Trojans were improving, it was likely to happen sometime...

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  4. Marcus Allen: USC Football Legend Talks Running Backs, College Football Future

    One of the benefits for writing for Bleacher Report is the opportunity for an exclusive interview with your favorite football player...

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  5. Marcus Allen: Heisman House Football Legends, Nissan Fan Heisman Trophy Ballot

    Football fans will get to see what happens when you gather 11 Heisman Trophy winners under one roof in Nissan’s 45-second “Heisman House” episodes which will air ...

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  6. Pac-12: Power Ranking the Conference's Best Performances from Week 3

    The Pac-12 won’t get much national respect after going 3-4 against FBS foes. The conference is now 12-9 against FBS nonconference opponents and 4-6 against other AQ conferences...

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  7. USC Football: Kiffin Plays, Barkley Passing, Defense Beat Syracuse Completely

    The undefeated USC Trojans (3-0) easily beat the Syracuse Orange (2-1) by a 38-17 score , as predicted . The Trojan offense shows it is high-powered when limiting mistakes ...

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  8. USC Football Recruiting 2012: OT-DE Chad Wheeler Commits to Trojans, Drops ASU

    Chad Wheeler from Santa Monica High switched his commitment from Arizona State to USC today after receiving an offer in the last few days according to Rivals.com ...

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  9. USC Football: Mistakes Keep Scores Low, Not Matt Barkley or Kiffin Play Calling

    USC has scored one offensive TD in the second half of its first two games this season. Rather than looking at the data to understand the root cause of this problem, it is easy for ...

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  10. Pac-12 Football: Power Ranking the Conference's Best Performances from Week 2

    The Pac-12 looked better this week. Only Oregon State and Arizona, big underdogs on the road against ranked teams, were beaten badly by No. 7* Wisconsin and No. 8* Oklahoma State...

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  11. USC Football 2011: Trojan Challenges for Syracuse Orange Game in Week 3

    Both the Syracuse Orange and USC Trojans are undefeated after the first two games. The Trojans will be favored but there are some areas where continued improvement is needed for USC to avoid another close game...

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  12. USC Football 2011: Trojans Answer Many Questions vs. Utah Utes in Week 2

    Welcome to the Pac-12, Utah. Although outmanned, you played hard and kept the first Pac-12 conference game close while the USC defense preserved a 23-14 win for the Trojans. Last week we discussed the 10 questions for USC to answer in this game...

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  13. USC Football 2011: Don't Go for 2, Lane Kiffin

    The USC Trojans' disappointing 19-17 win over Minnesota last Saturday resulted in much criticism and concern from the fans and media...

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  14. Pac-12 Football: Power Ranking the Conference's Best Performances from Week 1

    Fresh from a record $2.7 billion television contract and recent talks of further expansion possibly including Oklahoma and Texas among others, the new Pac-12 conference had an ugly opening week to the 2011 football season...

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  15. USC Football 2011: 10 Questions To Answer vs. Utah Utes in Week 2

    The USC Trojans surprised themselves and disappointed fans with a 19-17 win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the season opener at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Trojans were a 24-point favorite, and some felt they would beat that spread ...

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  16. USC Football: What Impact Will True Freshman Marqise Lee Make in 2011?

    USC Trojan true freshman WR Marqise Lee had a breakout fall camp. He not only earned his high school No. 9, but became one of the top three receivers and may get a chance to start in the Minnesota Golden Gophers season opener...

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  17. USC Football 2011: Previewing the Minnesota Golden Gophers Game

    The USC Trojans, ranked No. 25 in the Associated Press (AP) poll, kick off their season with the Big Ten’s Minnesota Golden Gophers on September 3 at 12:30 p.m. in the L.A. Coliseum...

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  18. Tennessee Football: NCAA Gets Lane Kiffin Decision Right – No Sanctions

    According to the Knoxville News Sentinel , USC head coach Lane Kiffin will not receive NCAA sanctions for alleged major violations at the University of Tennessee during 14 months as head coach of the Volunteers...

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  19. Lane Kiffin Will Not Receive Sanctions for Tennessee; NCAA Gets One Right

    According to the Knoxville News Sentinel , USC head coach Lane Kiffin will not receive NCAA sanctions for alleged major violations while at the University of Tennessee as head coach of the Volunteers...

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  20. USC Football: Trojans Starting Defense for Minnesota Golden Gophers Opener

    Yesterday we discussed the projected USC starting offense and special teams for the USC Trojans season opener in less than two weeks against the Minnesota Golden Gophers of the Big Ten conference...

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  21. USC Trojans Football: Predicting Starting Offense for Season Opener

    In less than two weeks, the USC Trojans open the season September 3rd against the Minnesota Golden Gophers of the Big Ten conference. The Trojans fall camp was very important in determining several starting positions, but the third scrimmage on Aug...

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  22. Fixing NCAA Enforcement Problems: College Athletics Protection Assoc. (CAPA)

    " All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. " - Edmund Burke The College Athletics Protection Association (CAPA), a non-profit registered charitable ...

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  23. USC Football: 8 Most Likely True Freshman 2011 Trojan Starters

    USC has a very young and inexperienced but talented football team in 2011. Due to smaller recruiting classes during the Pete Carroll years and NCAA sanctions (unprecedented “free-agency” ...

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  24. College Super Conferences Can Fix the NCAA Problems

    The next five years could result in four super conferences of 18 teams each as discussed by Pete Fiutak of CollegeFootballNews.com...

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  25. Lane Kiffin: 8 Reasons the USC Trojans Coach Is in College Football's Top 10

    USC Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin is very young at 36 and will only get better. He has already been the head coach of the Oakland Raiders (youngest NFL coach in history at 31) and Tennessee Volunteers (youngest Division I active coach at 33)...

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