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Long term hopes not dashed by sanctions


Hey, Trojan fans — do you remember where you were when you found out that your favorite football team would be banned from the postseason for the next two years? It happened around mid-day on June 10. Midwesterners and West Coasters, you probably found out right around lunchtime on that Thursday from — well, you […]

Baxter can make a name all by himself


I’m sure you have seen the video by now. After all, it has been watched almost two million times. The football player in the clip runs a sweep, darts to the sideline, cuts back once, twice and then a third time while defenders fall around him as if their legs suddenly turned to jelly. Running […]

Only time will reveal Baxter’s ability


It sort of just happened. True freshman early enrollee Dillon Baxter had a great day during Saturday’s scrimmage on Howard Jones Field, and things flowed from there. First, let’s clarify a bit. Baxter, a running back, had a really great day — so great, he broke a remarkable 50-yard touchdown run and led all backs […]

What Joe couldn’t do, maybe Dillon can


The comparison began the minute running back Joe McKnight committed to play football for USC rather than homestate Louisiana State University in 2007. He was going to be the next Reggie Bush. Bush, who declared for the NFL draft in 2006, left a legacy at USC after winning the Heisman Trophy in 2005 and cementing […]