Thursday, April 27, 2006

[Dodd] Months later, USC's post-Rose Bowl implosion continues - CBS Sportsline
Is Camelot crumbling?

Four months ago, Southern California was chasing an unprecedented third straight national championship...

...One of the game's most storied programs was not only back; it had reached the pinnacle of its existence.

We all should have known the luster couldn't last in January, when offensive line coach Pat Ruel looked around Heritage Hall. Bush was making the announcement that he was turning pro. The veteran coach couldn't believe all the strange faces -- 10 or 15 of them.

Then he figured it out. Agents. He threw them all out -- with extreme prejudice. All except one went with nothing more than a grumble. Ruel couldn't determine why this guy kept protesting.

Then Bush was asked his choice of agent.

It was Joel Segal, the stubborn guy Ruel had just thrown out...

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