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Trojans have sense of familarity with ASU


Technically, every game counts. And technically, USC has already started its conference schedule (and is 0-1). But the preseason is over. This, of course, is a lie. There is no preseason in college football. Week one is week one, and the games all count just the same in the annals of history. But still … […]

USC defense must blend old with new


Every year, across the country, the same thing happens: Schools hire a new head football coach or new assistants. Once spring practice starts, the new schemes and playbooks that each new coach brings are proclaimed to be so much better than those that came before. Sure enough, early returns on new USC Defensive Coordinator Clancy […]

Marquee signings mean little for 2012


For a lot of college football fans, Wednesday was the beginning of a new season. Yes, signing day often signifies the start of greatness or the start of a downward trend for teams, whether they play in the SEC, the Big-10 or the Pac-12. Signing day has become a nationwide phenomenon. ESPNU started its coverage […]