Found August 16, 2012 on Football Nation:
Predictions are always dicey, especially when a new coach with a brand new system takes over a program. Norm Chow has done that this year in Hawaii and there is both considerable buzz and excitement about the upcoming season. But considering the tough slate the Warriors have ahead of them, is it warranted? Lets take a look at each game. Sept. 1: Hawaii at USC Going to the Coliseum to face the Trojans is a daunting task even for perennial powerhouses. Yet this is where the Warriors will begin their season. Led by  quarterback Matt Barkley, the Trojans will be gunning for nothing less than a national championship. Expect the Warriors to keep it close early as USC sees what schemes Norm Chow has put into place. UH will be trailing by halftime, but still very much in the game. However, USC will make adjustments and by mid-third quarter their bigger, stronger, and faster athletes will begin to pull away. With Trojan title aspirations, the Warriors can expect no mercy. USC will be ...
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