Preview Week 13: Rivalry Games to Watch (Showdown Saturday on ABC)

Woody vs Bo

Showdown Saturday on ABC 12:00 pm #19 Michigan (8-3, 6-1 Big Ten) at “#4″ Ohio State (11-0) at Ohio Stadium.  The Buckeyes may be ineligible for post-season play (and BCS ranking, hence the “4″ from the AP Poll is in quotes), yet they still remain one of just two teams in the nation that enter [...]

Preview Week 12…USC vs UCLA: #18 vs #17 in the Rose Bowl

USC

3:05 pm on Fox: #18 USC (7-3, 5-3 Pac-12) at #17 UCLA (8-2, 5-2 Pac-12) The game will decide who represents the South Division in the Nov. 30 Pac-12 Championship Game. Last November when these teams met, Matt Barkley completed 35 of 42 passes for 423 yards with a career high-tying six touchdowns to lead [...]

Recap Week 11…Arizona State: Loss to USC with Season-lows in Yards and Points

ASU

ASU (5-5, 3-4 Pac-12) lost to USC (7-3, 5-3 Pac-12): 38-17 on Saturday in Los Angeles. If you didn’t see the game on Saturday, you can read a full summary here.  Or, if you’ve watched any of ASU’s past four games, it was a variation on a theme.  ASU has consistently started strong in the [...]

Preview Week 11…ASU: Pac-12 South Showdown vs #19 USC

ASU

Pac-12 South Showdown: ASU faces off against USC in a battle of two destination West coast schools in a game that will bring hope to one of them. The Arizona State Sun Devils (5-4, 3-3 Pac-12) are traveling to Los Angeles to take on the #19 USC Trojans (6-3, 4-3 Pac-12) on Saturday.  Kickoff is [...]

Recap Week 9 Arizona: Cats defeat the #9 Trojans, Make their way back into the rankings (#24)

Arizona

Arizona defeats #9 USC, 39-36 in Tuscon. There are a lot of students who just cannot make it through the football games. Their excuses run the gamut including: it’s too hot, I don’t like to stand, the game is too long, etc, etc. As a resident assistant, I talk to my kids (yes, they’re my [...]

USC Trojans 2012

Quarterback Matt Barkley

USC 2012 Statistics (Pac-12) The Trojans play on a grass field at the Coliseum (seats 93,607) Lane Kiffin is in his 3rd year as head coach at USC.  And this is his first year with the bowl ban lifted and therefore a team that is eligible to compete in the post season. Quarterback Matt Barkley [...]

What We Learned in Week 1

What we learned from Week 1 in some of the close and/or high quality match ups #3 Oregon vs #4 LSU.  LSU wins  40-27.  If you’re a college football girl reader then you aren’t at all surprised that Oregon lost to LSU.  In fact, you expected it.  Why? 1) Their offensive line.  Last year they [...]

USC 2011

QB Matt Barkley

USC 2010 Statistics (Pac-12) The Trojans play on a grass field at the Coliseum (seats 93,607) Lane Kiffin is in his 2nd year as head coach at USC.  Last year’s 8-5 record was the worst record for USC since 2001 (Pete Carroll’s first year as head coach), but the best for Kiffin, who in four [...]