Found September 16, 2012 on Crystal Ball Run:
College football fans from the North, East, Midwest and Pacific Coast, welcome to your personal version of hell: After three weeks of the season, we’re headed for another Alabama-LSU BCS Title Game. Ok, so that’s a major exaggeration. However, the college football landscape was shaken up in a big way Saturday night, when one of the teams that many thought would end up facing the SEC’s best in Miami next January went down in flames. That team was the USC Trojans. And on Saturday night they got upset 21-14 at Stanford. Folks, we’ve got our first mega-upset of the college football season. Reflecting back on the game, there’s honestly no way to sugar-coat it: From just after the first series of Saturday’s game, the Cardinal were simply the better team. The defensive front overwhelmed ‘SC’s thin offensive line, quarterback Josh Nunes had the game of his young career, and David Shaw outcoached Lane Kiffin in every way one man can out-coach the other. In the process, the Cardinal ...
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