Tag Archive: USC

Jan 18

Where Will Matt Barkley Land in 2013 NFL Draft?

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USC Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley was a lock to be a top-10 pick had he entered the 2012 NFL Draft after his junior year. However, he returned for his senior season for an outside chance at the college football triple crown–Heisman Trophy, national championship and No. 1 overall pick. Needless to say, 2012 didn’t treat …

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Dec 28

Eddie Vanderdoes reopens recruitment


From “first come, first serve”, to the incredible shrinking class, Southern California exemplifies the fluctuation and instability of recruiting. It wasn’t long ago that USC had 18 commitments for 2013, with the group rated as the top incoming class in the nation. Then came November, and the decommitment of Max Redfield. By early December, it …

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Dec 28

NFL Draft Net: Matt Barkely Season Done | NFL Draft Up Next


2013 NFL Draft prospect, USC Quarterback Matt Barkley’s senior season has come to an end. Gary Klein of the LA Times tweeted that the USC Docs do not want Barkley to play in the upcoming bowl game against Georgia Tech. Barkley also missed the final regular season game against Notre Dame. He will enter the …

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Nov 04

Oregon wins first game in tough final regular season stretch

Oregon v USC

The first of the top four unbeaten teams, Notre Dame, survived a hell of a scare from Pitt earlier this afternoon, needing three overtimes to fend off the Panthers. The second of the top four unbeatens, Oregon, won a little more comfortably. The No. 2 Ducks beat No. 18 USC in a Los Angeles track …

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Oct 31

Game 8 wrap-up: Winners and Losers


Arizona 39, USC 36 Arizona provided all the elements for a trap game, but it was USC that assisted in snaring itself. Two things I’ve emphasized in past weeks is the record of season opponents and Trojan penalties. Through those figures we could see that it wasn’t the foreign venue or red clad Wildcats staging …

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Oct 04

SJ College Football Poll Wk 5 (10-2-12)

NCAA Football: Texas at Texas A&M

The Crimson Tide once again sits at the top of poll, followed by the Ducks,Tigers,Seminoles,& Bulldogs. The Stanford Cardinal drops out of site this week after a loss, & the Oregon St Beavers sneak in at #15. Team/pts/1st place 1. Alabama/134/8 2. Oregon/122 3. Louisiana St/113/1 4. Florida St/110 5. Georgia/98 6. West Virginia/90 7. …

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Oct 04

Preview: USC at Utah


The Trojans will meet the Utes in a game previously promoted as the greatest event in Utah football history. A lot has changed since then, beginning with a Southern California loss to Stanford and fall from the top 10. Instead of facing the No. 1 team in America, the Utes will face a thirteenth ranked …

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Sep 07

2012 NCAA Swami Week TWO


For those of you new to Swami, a little background, to the seasoned vets get your Swami game faces on. 1. Picks MUST be in BEFORE kickoff of the first game. If a game is on a Thursday and your picks are not in by that games kickoff, your picks WILL NOT count for that …

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Aug 29

NFL Draft Net: Matt Barkley, USC, Open to Capacity Crowd


The top 2013 NFL Draft Prospect, Matt Barkley will lead the USC Trojans against Hawaii in front of a sellout crowd on opening weekend. “I thrive on that atmosphere, when it’s just packed and all eyes are on you and you’ve got to perform,” he said. Barkley said he remains calm regardless of crowd size. …

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Jul 25

Media picks USC to lead the Pac


The Pac 12 will have a new look in 2012, with four new coaching additions to the west coast league.  And according to a media vote, the conference also gains a new top-dog, believing stability will reign supreme. 102 voters picked USC to win the Pac 12 championship game and end Oregon’s 3-year run as …

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