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Jan 15

“The Stack” 1-15-14

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Another day, another shorter blog post for The Stack today. As the NFL season winds down, there just aren’t a ton of major stories and headlines out there. Thank goodness the Olympics are coming up in February. Let’s take a look and see what made “the stack” for today, Wednesday, January 15: Jim Caldwell new …

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Nov 04

Miami, Tech tumble, but few other big changes in coaches’ poll

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After a Week 10 slate of games that was short on drama and long on yawns, not much change was expected when the latest polls were released Sunday. As expected, the, um, expected has indeed happened, at least as far as the coaches are concerned. Coming off its first loss of the season Saturday, Miami …

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Oct 11

Closing The Book On Lane Kiffin

Tempe Arizona became the final stop on the Lane Kiffin farewell tour. Though Pat Haden came out publicly to say the head coach’s job was “safe”, after a 7-6 finish in 2012, those words were easily read as false to anyone following and knowing the expectations of USC football . Truth is that Kiffin began …

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Sep 19

USC Responds With 35-7 Drubbing of Boston College

It was a tough seven days for the Southern California football program. The home opening loss to Washington State wasn’t easy to swallow, and following days were spent absorbing shots from the media, who mercilessly took aim and fired at will. Only two games into the season, USC found itself in an odd predicament. The …

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May 15

LeSean McCoy Calling Matt Barkley ‘Mark’ is Beyond Embarrassing

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LeSean McCoy lived up to his nickname on Monday when he called Philadelphia Eagles fourth-round draft pick Matt Barkley “Mark.” This is a guy who was a four-year starter at USC and once called the next big thing in football and he was a huge story in the 2013 NFL Draft because of his fall …

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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