Sunday, September 23, 2007

USC's defense grounds Cougars' air attack - Daily Trojan
After giving up nearly 400 yards passing the previous week, USC knew it would have its hands full against Washington State, which had the Pac-10's second-most potent passing attack entering Saturday's game.

But the Trojans' defensive backs rose to the occasion, holding Cougars' quarterback Alex Brink to a season-low 165 yards passing in USC's 47-14 win at the Coliseum.

Brink was replaced by backup quarterback Gary Rodgers in the beginning of the fourth quarter of the blowout.

"I think this is the best we've played them in the years we've had a chance to go against them," USC coach Pete Carroll said. "We've had a lot of hard times against these guys in years past."...

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USC makes another statement with victory - LA Daily News
USC turns passing game loose in 47-14 win - Inland Empire Press-Enterprise
With Booty on target, there are no questions left - LA Times

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