Found January 01, 2013 on Crystal Ball Run:
Apple Maps. “John Carter.” Rick Perry’s presidential campaign. The USC Trojans’ season has to rank right up there with the top flops of 2012. Southern Cal’s horrific campaign ended late Monday afternoon in fitting fashion. The Men of Troy gave a truly a lousy performance in a 21-7 loss to Georgia Tech in the Hyundai Sun Bowl. It completed USC’s stunning implosion, as the preseason No. 1 team finished the year at 7-6. With veteran quarterback Matt Barkley sidelined, the Trojans struggled to generate any offense against a ghastly Georgia Tech defense. Barkley’s understudy Max Wittek averaged a meager 2.9 yards per passing attempt, completing 14 of his 37 throws for 107 yards. The redshirt freshman was also picked off three times. To their credit, USC’s defenders gave a strong effort. The Trojans held the Yellow Jackets’ option offense to 4.7 yards per carry, nearly a full yard below Tech's season average. They also forced three turnovers on the day. With Southern Cal’s st...
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