Found October 25, 2011 on Jakes Take On Sports:
USC WILL BE STANFORD’S TOUGHEST ROAD GAME OF THE SEASON – Stanford began to prove its worthiness as a top 10 team with its 65-21 pounding of then-No. 25 Washington at Stanford, but the Cardinal can cement that status with a win on Oct. 29 against USC, which will pose a more difficult obstacle than Washington. There are five reasons USC will be the Cardinal’s biggest challenge yet, considerably bigger than Washington. — The Trojans are the highest ranked team the Cardinal has faced.   USC is No. 20 in the Associated Press poll, five spots higher than Washington was before it faced Stanford.  Quite simply, USC is more talented than Washington, and seems to be getting better based on its road win over Notre Dame on Oct. 22. — USC can play defense; Washington can’t.  The Cardinal can’t expect to run up and down the field with the ease it did against the Huskies’ mediocre defense.  The Trojans have one of the best run defenses in the country, so the Cardinal may not be able to overpower ...

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