Tag: USC

USC hopes to get blind long snapper Jake Olson into game

With no shortage of negative stories surrounding college football and sports in general, it’s always nice to see some positive news. The University of Southern California (USC) football team has welcomed a blind long snapper onto their football team. Freshman Jake Olson is a long snapper attending USC on a special scholarship for disabled athletes. He’s started to participate in practice and head coach Steve Sarkisian is hoping to get him into actual game action at some point during the season. Olson is a longtime supporter of the Trojans’ football program. As a child, he would frequently attend USC games and practices...

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The Men of Troy are back and a Miracle for Auburn

Once again, a little MACtion kicks things off, as Northern Illinois trounced Toledo 35-17 behind Jordan Lynch’s 363 total yards and 3 touchdowns. The victory clinches the West Division for the Huskies and keeps them in the running for another BCS appearance. Week 12 gave us a lot to enjoy. There were surprising upsets along with miracle finishes–including one that will be remembered for ages. Welcome Back, USC Well hello there, Trojans. Nice to see you again. Left for dead after getting pummeled by Arizona State and firing coach Lane Kiffin, USC proved that it’s still a force to be...

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The Pac-12 is a league on the rise and the biggest threat to SEC supremacy

Well ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of year again. Football season is nearly upon us! Gone are the summer doldrums without any pigskin action. Finally, we can actually watch teams play rather than hear about the latest scandal or Johnny Manziel’s lifestyle choices. Football is here, and it’s about time. To get you up to speed after the summer hiatus, GuysGirl will be previewing all ten FBS conferences (RIP WAC, you’ll be missed) from east to west, starting with the Pac-12. The Pac-12 is a league on the rise and the biggest threat to SEC supremacy. The league...

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Jerry Buss Dies at Age 80

I woke up Monday morning ready to brag about how PG Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers won the 2013 NBA All-Star MVP award. I was going to insert my opinions on how much the Lakers sucked this season and poke fun at Lakers’ fans. I was going to make my case about why the Clippers were legitimately shining stars in L.A and no longer the little brothers on the JV team in the big house that we call Staples Center. Well it looks like the Basketball Gods saw it differently, and they called one of their own...

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