Found August 30, 2013 on Crystal Ball Run:
  There was plenty of speculation leading into this game about who was going to be the quarterback for USC. It turns out that the defense might render the play of the man under center moot. The Trojan’s defense, under new coordinator Clancy Pendergast, forced Hawai’i and their first time starting quarterback Taylor Graham into four interceptions on the way to a 30-11 victory over the Rainbow Warriors.   Graham, a transfer from Ohio State who had not started a game since high school, completed 16 for 41 passes for 209 yards, a touchdown and those four picks, one of which was returned for a touchdown in the first half. Graham also misfired on several option routes and missed open receivers down the field as well, serving as a major impediment to Hawai’i’s potential success in this game. Graham’s receivers let him down, though, by bobbling some catchable balls. Graham did, however, manage to throw an early contender for block of the year:     Gr...

Hawaii QB delivers huge block against USC

Hawaii Warriors quarterback Taylor Graham made his presence felt during Thursday night's college football season opener against USC, but not with his passing skills. Graham absolutely lit up Trojans cornerback Kevon Seymour with a bone-crushing block in the first quarter as Warriors running back Bubba Poueu-Luna reversed direction after a handoff. Not only did Graham's...

USC at Hawaii: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

While the USC Trojans dominated the Hawaii Warriors last night in Honolulu, not much should be read into the lopsided 30-13 final score.After the smoke cleared, the favorites did what they were supposed to, but questions still remain as to where USC belongs in the PAC-12 hiearchy.As for the Trojans' opponent across the Pacific Ocean, well, they're just glad the night is over...

Video: Hawaii QB Taylor Graham levies vicious block on USC player

Check out Hawaii quarterback Taylor Graham as he levels an unsuspecting USC defender with a huge block during a reverse by the Rainbow Warriors.

Kessler gets first start at QB for No. 24 USC

HONOLULU (AP) -- Cody Kessler will start at quarterback for No. 24 Southern California in its opener against Hawaii. USC's athletic department tweeted less than two hours before game time that Kessler would start Thursday night. Kessler is expected to split time with fellow sophomore Max Wittek, who is more experienced with two starts for the Trojans at the end of last season...

VIDEO: Lane Kiffin, USC vs. Hawaii postgame

USC head coach Lane Kiffin discusses the Trojans 30-13 season opening win at Hawaii.

No. USC opens with 30-13 win over Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) -- Justin Davis ran for 74 yards and a touchdown and No. 24 USC's defense picked up for its shaky offense, masking mixed performances by battling quarterbacks Cody Kessler and Max Wittek in a 30-13 win over Hawaii on Thursday night. Kessler salvaged a bad start with a 19-yard touchdown pass to Nelson Agholor then gave way to Wittek early in the third quarter as...

Taylor Graham Blows Up A Play

((HT: CBS Sports Network)) And Graham is a quarterback... In the Hawai'i loss to USC, the Warriors fans see what it means to have a 6-5 guy who can lay out a defensive back if he needs to... Evidence below... The transfer from Ohio State isn't afraid to get his jersey dirty- and if he keeps hitting people like that, he needs to do it with his left shoulder...
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