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Special teams vital in Trojans’ success


In my 10 years or so of playing Madden and NCAA Football video games, I had never blocked a kick or even seen one blocked. Sunday evening, that changed, when I denied a 31-yard field-goal try. So shocked and excited was I by this event, it occurred to me just how much I had taken […]

Special teams paying dividends for Trojans


Special teams. Just by the name, the unit separates itself from all other units in a team. Yet, despite what your second-grade teacher might say, simply because something appears special doesn’t mean it’s all that special. Special teams is the area on many teams where second- and third-string players get their chance to see some […]