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UCLA showed up at the Coliseum in unfamiliar all-white uniforms, flouting tradition and radiating confidence for their annual showdown with Southern California.
A few hours later, the Bruins probably wished they had packed more disguises.
Matt Barkley passed for 423 yards and six touchdowns in his possible Coliseum farewell, Robert Woods set the conference's single-season receptions record while catching 12 passes for 113 yards and two TDs, and No. 10 USC finished its resurgent season with a 50-0 demolition of Pac-12 title game-bound UCLA on Saturday night.
Kevin Prince passed for 261 yards for the Bruins (6-6, 5-4 Pac-12), who had won three of four heading into the city championship game. The Bruins changed up their look for a game usually played in both clubs' colored home uniforms, but the Trojans left them with nothing but grass stains on the backs of those slick new jerseys, posting the third-biggest blowout in rivalry history and shutting out UCLA for just the secon...
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Matt Barkley stopped speaking in the middle of his postgame news conference, transfixed by the voices emanating from the Coliseum walls. Back in the locker room, his Southern California teammates were singing the school fight song loud enough to be heard through several feet of 90-year-old concrete.
The No. 9 Trojans woke up those echoes of past USC greats during a remarkable bounce...
USC Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback Matt Barkley was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week, as well as the College Performance Awards National Performer of the Week and Quarterback of the Week for his record-setting performance against UCLA.
Much of Trojans nation might be sporting a T-shirt on Sunday: "USC won the Pac-12 south championship and all I got was this lousy T-Shirt."
Too bad Matt Barkley and Co. beat them to the punch.
Barkley and his teammates walked into last night's postgame press conference following a 50-0 rout of crosstown rival UCLA wearing shirts that read "USC Football 2011...
Bruins have no answer for Matt Barkley, who throws six touchdown passes to set season record. Trojans complete a 10-win season, but UCLA still has to face Oregon.Bruins have no answer for Matt Barkley, who throws six touchdown passes to set season record. Trojans complete a 10-wine season, but UCLA still has to face Oregon.
Kendall Bateman of the women's volleyball team and Matt Barkley of the football team were named USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week today (Nov. 28) for the week of November 21-27.
Bruins have no answer for Matt Barkley, who throws six touchdown passes to set season record. Trojans complete a 10-wine season, but UCLA still has to face Oregon.Bruins have no answer for Matt Barkley, who throws six touchdown passes to set season record. Trojans complete a 10-wine season, but UCLA still has to face Oregon.
LOS ANGELES -- UCLA Coach Rick Neuheisel said this week that the Bruins had "closed the gap" with USC.
LOS ANGELES There is no doubt just so you know who the best team in college football is this season. Take a bow, LSU.
But if there's another team out there that looks like a scary proposition right now, it is the team that is making NCAA purgatory look like a slap on the wrist.
Meet the USC Trojans who, as the regular season draws to a close, are The Team Nobody Wants To...
The UCLA Bruins are heading to the Pac-12 Championship Game after a pathetic performance against USC Saturday. The Trojans clobbered the Bruins 50-0 and so UCLA will be playing for a BCS bid.Such is the BCS this season.Here's the highlights from L.A. (Thanks Fox Sports)Video: Highlights: USC tramples UCLA 50-0"We can't feel sorry for ourselves." UCLA head coach...
The USC Trojans ended their season Saturday night with a record-breaking 50-0 win over their crosstown rivals from UCLA.
In what was most likely his victory lap at the Coliseum before jumping early to the NFL, quarterback Matt Barkley threw for 423 yards and six touchdowns, surpassing former Trojan quarterback Matt Leinart’s single-season conference record for touchdown passes...